The term, “computer virus,” is commonly used to describe anything from spyware, malware, worms, trojans, to actual viruses themselves. While there is some overlap between these types of malicious software, one factor that is uniform across each category is that they are always hostile to your computer system and exist for the sole purpose of(…)
Most people these days have heard about computer viruses and virus scan. However, there are a lot of types of viruses and the specialization depends on extent of damage and the region of infection. So let’s have a glance at various types of computer viruses affecting your PC security system.
Valentine’s day will start in a few hours and it will be Saint Valentine’s day. This day is very important in terms of security and everyone needs to be very careful about their internet usage and online security.
In the past few days a large number of links were posted on Twitter in the form of shortend URLs, mostly from the Google’s shortening service goo.gl. The text contained words like “cool, “very nice” and Google’s search page has done it again”.
Recently two researchers have successfully been able to use the USB port in order to attempt a hack. Angelos Stavrou and Zhaohui Wang have created a tool that can change the functionality of the USB driver so that it can be used to hack a smartphone when someone connects it to the PC USB port(…)
A quite small utility that lets you to password protect our applications securely, it requires a password when the main executable is double clicked to run. DiscoLock can help you in the way to prevent unknown users from using your applications usually which access the internet. DiscoLock provides security at just one click to these(…)
Computer viruses are software programs whose design is to spread from a single computer to other computers. These programs interfere with the operation of the computer. They can corrupt data on the computer, delete data on the computer, erase all of the data on the hard drive, or spread to other computers through email. Spreading(…)
Last time I wrote about Facebook image tag spam which is rather more annoying than dangerous. But now it’s the Gmail accounts that are getting compromised with Gmail filter virus. So what is Gmail filter virus? Let’s talk about it in a little detail. Picture courtsy: pcmag.com
One of my clients was getting error 0×81000038 whenever she started the backup tool in Windows 7. She said that whatever she selected, whether internal drives or external drives, she was getting the same error. She restarted the system but to no avail. I searched the internet for any possible solutions and got the KB981907(…)
Windows 7 includes a very good firewall which is much better than its predecessor, Windows XP firewall. But the problem with Windows 7 firewall is that it is not easy to use. It uses a very complex UI which a normal person can’t use without knowing much about firewalls.