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precautions for online transaction users

Online transactions gathered a huge momentum in last few years. Every year e-commerce stats are growing exponentially. Every year more users are opting for online transactions to buy products as online stores provide a much wider range of products than a regular shop and also comes at a cheaper price. With so much growth in [...]

Hackers capable of stealing fingerprints from Photos

This is a disturbing news in lot of ways. Biometric data was considered very secure. It is not easy to recreate biometric data. Features like fingerprint are unique to every person and there is no chance of anyone having the same fingerprint. With the advancement in technology, more devices and websites now support biometric data [...]

Types of malware

Has your browser forgotten your homepage? Do you have problem with browser not connecting to internet? Is your computer which used to be fast is crawling now? Do you get frequent pop-ups on the screen? All these problems are because there is malware or malicious software inside your computer. Malware is a general term used [...]

most vulnerable software in 2016

The most popular and most used operating system is also the most vulnerable software in 2016. The details are listed according to CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) on their website. The list contains a list of top 50 software’s which include Operating system and Applications. Don’t consider the list as a negative publicity to the [...]

Gooligan malware

There is a new strain of malware that is infecting Android devices. The news was first released by Israeli security researchers at Check Point. The malware is rumored to have hacked over a million Google accounts. According to experts, the malware can be used to steal data from Google Drive, Gmail accounts and Google Photos. [...]

Check Security Software is working properly

As a computer technician, one of the frequently reported problems are the ones that is caused by presence of virus and malware. In most cases, it was diagnosed that security software has stopped working or somehow got disabled without owners knowledge. Yes, it is possible that your security software may look like running, but it may [...]

Check if Yahoo account is hacked

In September 2016, Yahoo admitted that hackers accessed more than 500 million accounts in the year 2014. The hacked information includes usernames, email id’s, security questions and answers, phone numbers, date of birth etc. Fortunately, no credit card details were stolen. According to Yahoo, the hack was done by state sponsored hackers from another country [...]

facebook not loading properly

Every week I get at least 15 requests regarding problems with Facebook not loading properly. It’s not surprising considering the fact Facebook is the most popular social networking site with 1.71 billion active users every month. This article is about how to fix any problems with Facebook not loading properly. The troubleshooting steps are organized [...]

google redirect virus removal guide

Are you facing problems with your web browser getting automatically redirected to strange and suspicious looking websites? Are these redirects mainly pointing towards an e-commerce site, porn, gambling sites? Do you have many pop-ups coming up displaying ad contents?  Chances are you might have a Google Redirect Virus. Google redirect virus is one of the most annoying, dangerous [...]

Precautions to take when installing Free Downloads

There are plenty of free downloads available on the internet. Most of these free downloads are games for entertainment, system maintenance tool, productivity tools and even there are newly developed Apps which the programmer or manufacturer is offering for free to get market exposure. At times, installing these free softwares carry their own risk. These [...]

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