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 March 4, 2014

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Avoiding and preventing malware on a computer is far simpler than removing it from an infected machine. Nevertheless, once a machine has been infected with malware, it is imperative to remove it immediately. Clear signs like lowered speed, popups, disabled functionality and more, indicate the presence of malware on a...
 January 13, 2014

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Thanks to a new feature in Gmail, anyone with a Google plus profile will be able to e-mail you, even if they are a complete stranger. And as obvious it is, you can also reply them back. Now if you think this new feature is not so cool, and would...
 December 21, 2013

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  Target’s Customers Targeted by Hackers during Holiday Shopping American retailing company, Target has confirmed a hacking incident that exposed its customers’ data. This data includes names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and even security codes. The company stated that customers who did ‘physical’ (not online) shopping between...
 September 27, 2013

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IT Returns of SRK, Salman Khan, and Sachin Tendulkar Hacked Looks like cyber criminals have their eyes on Bollywood as well. Reportedly, a Chartered Accountancy (CA) student has been charged with hacking into the income tax returns of Bollywood stars Sharukh Khan and Salman Khan. Industrialist Anil Ambani and sport...
 September 21, 2013

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Microsoft warns Users of Critical Internet Explorer Vulnerability All supported versions of Internet Explorer, as reported by Microsoft, have a new security vulnerability. This security flaw can allow a hacker to use remote code execution (RME) and gain access to the victim’s computer. Incidents of malwares exploiting IE 8 and...
 September 7, 2013

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2,900 Online Banking Infections Hit India in the Second Quarter of 2013 Reportedly, the second quarter of 2013 witnessed a whopping 1,45,000 online banking infections globally. 2% of this figure, which comes to 2,900, appears to have occurred in India. Security analysts were able to detect a malware that redirects...
 August 9, 2013

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Number of Government Websites Hacked so Far – 78 According to Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communications & IT, 78 government websites have been compromised by hackers till June 2013. 16,000 odd cases related to spam, malware infection, and data breach have also come to light. Victims mainly included...
 July 15, 2013

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Chat rooms can be a great online space to hang out for kids and especially teens who share similar interests, thoughts or experiences. But at the same time, the same place can be a dark and dingy alley infested with online predators. This post gives you an insight into some...
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 June 11, 2013

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Beginning of the school year is a delicate time for children and youth. If academic expectations are not enough, children seem to believe that they are expected to live up to peer-pressure as well. This is always accompanied by insecurities and complexes. There are helplines, guides and mentors that exist...