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opt out of WhatsApp and Facebook Data Sharing Agreement

Did you receive a notification which looked like the picture above? If you recently downloaded updates for WhatsApp, you might receive this notification. Here is what happened. Facebook seems to have come to an agreement with WhatsApp to share WhatsApp data. Facebook which bought WhatsApp recently, wants to use this data to display more relevant [...]

remove google redirect virus from android

Google redirect virus is one of toughest and most annoying infections malware in recent times. When a device is infected with google redirect virus, it redirects all search results to an advertisement page or a malicious webpage. In the beginning, Google redirect virus used to be a threat only on PC’s. It usually infects PC’s [...]

Fix Kaspersky reboot loop problem

Just noticed that my Kaspersky require a reboot since it installed some updates. That was strange since Kaspersky haven’t asked in a long time to restart computer after installing update. Assuming it’s a one-time occurrence, I restarted computer. After reaching the desktop, Kaspersky once again popped up asking for reboot to install update. This thing [...]

android godless malware

There is a new Android malware which is fast spreading across India according to security specialists Trend Micro. Using their Trend Micro Mobile App Reputation Service, the company estimate over 850,000 devices worldwide. Almost half of the device 46.19% is estimated to be in India. How does Godless Android Malware Attack? The malware get inside [...]

whatsapp gold scam

Last week, a member of my Whatsapp group sent out a link inviting everyone to try the new WhatsApp gold edition. She got it from someone else and had innocently shared hoping it might benefit the group. I didn’t give much thought at that time, hoping to try it later and then forgot.  Being the [...]

remove google redirect virus

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

interesting facts web protocol HTTP/2

The HTTP that we are all familiar with is going to get a new version soon. Here are some details about the latest web protocol HTTP/2. HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) was first used sometime in 1991. The only update to it HTTP/1.1 was released in June 1999. HTTP/2, the latest update is developed by IETF [...]

Use Ccleaner like a Pro

use ccleaner like a pro

You might have the best hardware configuration for running Windows OS, your favorite applications and games. In spite of this, have you noticed your computer slowing down after sometime? There are plenty of reasons for a computer to slow down. It might be because of presence of too many junk and temporary files, presence of [...]

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 [...]

website url shortener bitly

Bit.ly is a URL shortening service used for reducing long website URL’s into small manageable one. You can see Bit.ly everywhere in websites and on magazines. First of all, they can save space required to enter the entire URL. Or, if the URL contains lot of random alphabets and numbers which is hard to remember, [...]