Security Tips

How to Remove Worm:VBS/Banie.A and Worm:VBS/Banie.A!inf from your Computer

Read: 10,054 I spent last few days trying to heal computers affected by Worm:VBS/Banie.A. I noticed that, on the affected computers, the worm hides the original Microsoft Word files and create multiple Word files (files with extension .doc or docx) with the following extension: “filename.doc.vbe” or “filename.docx.vbe”. Opening this document would run the script and affects the computer. Once the… Read More »How to Remove Worm:VBS/Banie.A and Worm:VBS/Banie.A!inf from your Computer

Browse Internet Anonymously and Protect Your Online Privacy: Use Tor Browser

Read: 9,251 Protecting our privacy online is one of the hardest task to achieve in today’s widely inter-connected world. All the browsers, like Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc., we use today are way advanced and keep track of your browsing history, for various purposes. Some websites track your online activity to serve better, targeted ads, or suggest news… Read More »Browse Internet Anonymously and Protect Your Online Privacy: Use Tor Browser

All You Want to Know About LinkedIn Privacy Controls: How to Control Your LinkedIn Public Profile

Read: 6,415 Complete privacy is almost impossible to anyone who uses Internet today. Most of us have social profiles on various social media sites like Facebook, Google+, Twitter and professional networks like LinkedIn. There are numerous success stories from people who gets their dream job through these social media sites. However, we would not want to compromise our privacy for… Read More »All You Want to Know About LinkedIn Privacy Controls: How to Control Your LinkedIn Public Profile

Beware of “DHL Package delivery status” Hoax Email: It’s a Phishing Attempt to Fool Recipients

Read: 7,139 I recently received an email with a subject, “DHL Package delivery status”, and an attachment notifying me of a failed shipment via DHL. Similar email has been going around online for a while. If you have recently sent something via DHL and waiting for a delivery status from them, be sure not to fall for this hoax email… Read More »Beware of “DHL Package delivery status” Hoax Email: It’s a Phishing Attempt to Fool Recipients

Beware of New Scam Asking Users to Update Apple Billing Information and Stealing Sensitive Data

Read: 8,485 Phishing emails are not new, most of us receive hundreds of emails from people claiming that we have won millions through lottery or Microsoft is giving away money, etc. The new such email is targeted on Apple users and is taking its round on the Internet. This new phishing email spreading around the Internet asking users to update… Read More »Beware of New Scam Asking Users to Update Apple Billing Information and Stealing Sensitive Data

Secure Your Gmail: All You Want To Know About Google 2-Step Verification

Read: 11,679 The use of emails have grown rapidly in the past years. According to studies conducted by Pew Research, 92% of American adults use Internet to send or read emails. According to other studies, an average corporate user receives about 110 emails per day. I think Gmail is awesome, it has such a beautiful, clean interface for the email,… Read More »Secure Your Gmail: All You Want To Know About Google 2-Step Verification

How to Disable LinkedIn Using Your Photo and Name in Third Party Advertising

Read: 6,266 You may have noticed that LinkedIn has recently updated their privacy policy. Along with it, LinkedIn started using our profile data for third party advertising, just like how Facebook did it sometime ago. This option is selected for all LinkedIn users by default, leaving less tech-savvy users unknown about LinkedIn’s policy of using their data for third party… Read More »How to Disable LinkedIn Using Your Photo and Name in Third Party Advertising

Beware of a Facebook scam pretending to connect you with Facebook video calling

Read: 6,887 NakedSecurity reported a new Facebook scam pretending users to connect with Facebook’s new video calling feature. As you all may have read in news, Facebook has teamed up with Skype to bring you a new feature in Facebook chat, Video Calling, which allows you to make live face to face chat with your Facebook friends. According to NakedSecurity,… Read More »Beware of a Facebook scam pretending to connect you with Facebook video calling

Protect your Facebook posts by uProtect.it, even from Facebook

Read: 7,685 The following article talks about Privacy on Facebook and Facebook app to protect your privacy: As our lives spin around Facebook like social media, we tend to forget about the importance of protecting our valuable personal data online. We know that Facebook provides various sets of privacy settings to protect our data posted on Facebook. But do you… Read More »Protect your Facebook posts by uProtect.it, even from Facebook