Feb 092012
 
How to secure facebook account from being victim of Hacking

How to secure facebook account : Today hacking has become a very big problem for online users, even your facebook account may become a victim of this. May be possible that one day when you want to check your facebook account your login may failed and from other friend’s account you may get to know that your status has been updated without your knowledge. It means your account has been stolen, to prevent this type of

Dec 162011
 

Basics of Viruses :This information gives an introduction to viruses and ways to avoid them. What is a virus? A computer virus is a program that spreads by first infecting files or the system areas of a computer or network router’s hard drive and then making copies of itself. Some viruses are harmless, others may damage data files, and some may destroy files. Viruses used to be spread when people shared pen drives and other

Dec 162011
 

Public WiFi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but they’re often not secure. When using a hotspot, it’s best to send information only to websites that are fully encrypted. You can be confident a hotspot is secure only if it asks you to provide a WPA password. If you’re not sure, treat the network as if it were unsecured. How Encryption Works Encryption is the key to keeping

Dec 162011
 

Digital signatures are a way to verify that an email message is really from the person who supposedly sent it and that it hasn’t been changed. What is a digital signature? There are different types of digital signatures; this tip focuses on digital signatures for email messages. You may have received emails that have a block of letters and numbers at the bottom of the message. Although it may look like useless text or some

Dec 122011
 

Secure Yourself from Social Engineering Phishing Attacks Do not give sensitive information to anyone unless you are sure that they are indeed who they claim to be and that they should have access to the information. What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering `attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming

Dec 092011
 

Shopping safely Online:  Online shopping has become a popular way to purchase items without the hassles of traffic and crowds. However, the internet has unique risks, so it is important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online. Why do online shoppers have to take special precautions? The internet offers a convenience that is not available from any other shopping outlet. From the comfort of your home, you can search for items from countless

Dec 092011
 

Anti-virus software can identify and block many viruses before they can infect your computer. Once you install anti-virus software, it is important to keep it up to date. What does anti-virus software do? Although details may vary between packages, antivirus software scans files or your computer’s memory for certain patterns that may indicate an infection. The patterns it looks for are based on the signatures, or definitions, of known viruses. Virus authors are continually releasing

Dec 092011
 

Understanding firewalls When anyone or anything can access your computer at any time, your computer is more susceptible to being attacked. You can restrict outside access to your computer and the information on it with a firewall. What do firewalls do? Firewalls provide protection against outside attackers by shielding your computer or network from malicious or unnecessary Internet traffic. Firewalls can be configured to block data from certain locations while allowing the relevant and necessary

Dec 092011
 

How to Choose a Strong Passwords –  Passwords are a common form of authentication and are often the only barrier between a user and your personal information. There are several programs attackers can use to help guess or “crack” passwords, but by choosing good passwords and keeping them confidential, you can make it more difficult for an unauthorized person to access your information. Why do you need a password? Think about the number of personal identification numbers

Nov 152011
 

Internet Banking Security tips : I want to tell some of the tips to beware you and prevent you from phishing during access your banking account online. Internet Banking Security tips – Never use your bank account at cyber cafe. If much necessary than use virtual keyboard in place or physical for login.  Also enable more security using enable your registered mo. no for authentication. After using clear all saved  data and browser history when you leaving,