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browser extensions and add-ons for safer browsing

World Wide Web can be a very dangerous space which is full of viruses adware ransomware and suspicious scripts hidden inside web pages. These malware’s are capable of invading your privacy, checking your browser habits and steal your login information. The default Windows security software and other third-party security tools are capable of defending your [...]

twitter users change password

Twitter now wants users to change their passwords. The announcement comes after a bug was found in their internal systems. The bug caused Twitter’s internal server to save the login credentials in plain text rather than in unrecognizable form. Twitter reiterated that there is no evidence that the unprotected login credentials had been stolen or [...]

precautions for online transaction users

Online transactions gathered a huge momentum in the 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 [...]

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 and virus infection

Has your browser forgotten your homepage? Do you have a problem with the browser not connecting to the 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 [...]

Gooligan malware hack Google Account

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 [...]

Android Dress Code Malware

There is one more malware that is making news by infecting Android devices. The main source of infection is from the infected Apps in Google Play Store. The new malware is named DressCode.  The malware is identified as a Trojan which is incorporated in at least 3,000 Android infected apps in Google Play Store. The [...]

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 [...]

problems with 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 [...]