Website Compromised? Here Are Some Steps You Must Follow.

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Crores of websites in India were hacked and put down last year. Lakhs of websites are blacklisted by search engines every week. Thousands of them get permanently banned. You must have come across the warning – “This site may harm your computer.” This is what happens when a site gets blacklisted, and this affects the number of visits on the site. Thus, you … Read More

Digital India Myths: Virus

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This post is the first in a series about the myths that people in India have about Computers, Mobiles, Internet and the Cyber Space. While the Digital India is supposedly growing in the metropolitan cities, the real (needs to be) Digital India is living in a disconnect and most blacked out zones of awareness. We need to progress, yes all … Read More

Smart Watches and Heaps of Threats

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Ever fancied owning a smart-watch? Or do you own one? Well, you might get stunned after knowing that these wearable devices pose a lot of security risks. Smart watches, smart bands, and even wireless panels can set a threat to your online identity. These are the devices that gain remote access to stuff on your smartphones or computers, referred to as IoT (Internet of … Read More

reCAPTCHA: Easy on Humans, Tough on Bots

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Did you ever come across such a thing before: You must be wondering how will this thing decide you’re a robot or not? You just have to click, and a bot can easily click, right? Well, here’s the answer. CAPTCHAs have long relied on the inability of bots to solve distorted text. But according to Google, The primitive CAPTCHA can … Read More

Using Virtual Machines? Beware of VENOM

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VENOM is a security vulnerability in floppy drive codes in various virtual computer platforms. It is a backronym for Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation, which basically means that in a virtual machine, there are some neglected operations, i.e. the virtual floppy drive codes, which have been manipulated and hence are causing the guest platform to literally break out and affect … Read More

Break a number Lock

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Manual locks are considered no good today. The presence of a locksmith at every corner of the street has made the task of getting a duplicate key child’s play. In times like these all of us have shown high level of faith in the fancy number locks. Not like we believe in what fancy locks have got to offer but … Read More

How to Secure Your Instagram Account

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There might be a very few Android or iOS users who haven’t ever used Instagram. It has over half a billion active users across the globe. Unfortunately, 80% of the users take the security issues related to social networking sites very casually. So here’s why you should be concerned about such risks: Avoid Getting Personal Information Stolen: Your personal information … Read More

Six Tips for Windows Security

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Six tips for Windows Security Turn on family safety, turn on the firewall, turn on automatic updates, use a genuine copy of windows and software and use strong passwords (Oh my! like they are so safe). You might just look around on the web for some windows security tips and measures and find all these things written. It is important to … Read More