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Google Notifying Users Impacted with DNSChanger Malware [Security]

Tuesday, 29 May 2012, 22:38 | Google, security | 0 Comment
by Vaibhav Pandey

DNSChanger Malwareis known to have impacted close to half a million people on the internet. The malware basically changes the DNS settings of the computer or the router such that the network uses a Rogue DNS server instead of a good DNS server from your ISP or a DNS service like OpenDNS or Google Public […]

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Anonymous Threatens to Bring Down Internet Root DNS Servers [DDoS Attack]

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 8:56 | Technology | 0 Comment
by Vaibhav Pandey

Well, if Anonymous is indeed successful in bringing down the root DNS servers, it will be a black day for the internet as majority of sites won’t open for a certain duration and if the attacks prolongs for a longer timeframe, most probably none of the sites will open (thanks to the lower dns cache […]

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Protect Your PC From Internet Attacks With Outpost Security Suite 7.5.1

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 16:52 | security | 0 Comment
by swetha

Connecting your PC to the internet can expose it to the most dreaded PC threats like virus, malware, spyware etc., What are you doing to protect your PC from the malicious softwares on the internet?  Everyday new set of viruses, worms, spyware and rootkits on the internet can easily spill over into your PC and […]

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[ATM Skimming] What Is It and How to Prevent Yourself From Being a Target!

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 15:58 | India | 0 Comment
by swetha

Have you registered your mobile number with your banks? If not, give this task the top priority, and quickly register your mobile number in the nearest branch of your bank. Every now and then, a number of cases are reported on ATM/debit card misuse in India. The foremost being ATM skimming! ATM skimming, a technique that is widely […]

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Beware of “Uniform Traffic Ticket” Malware [Security]

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 15:16 | security | 0 Comment
by swetha

Malware attacks on the internet are once again on the rise . You are aware that a Malware is a malicious piece of software that is targeted to infect your PC. Malwares are sent out by hackers via email spams, attachments, application programs and various other means. A fresh piece of malware is right there on the […]

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HTTPS Everywhere 1.0 Supports more than 1000 Websites [Security]

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 6:57 | Firefox, security | 0 Comment
by Vaibhav Pandey

In an earlier article related around Firesheep and HTTP Session Hijacking, we discussed about HTTPS Everywhere as a plugin which can help you surf specific websites over HTTPS. The Firefox plugin has now graduated from beta to a major release version. HTTPS Everywhere is an open source project, created by the joint efforts of The […]

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BASH/QHost.WB Poses as Adobe Flash Player [Mac Malware Alert]

Monday, 8 August 2011, 23:08 | Mac, security | 0 Comment
by Vaibhav Pandey

Mac users, be aware of the latest Trojan horse named ‘BASH/QHost.WB’ doing the rounds posing as an Adobe Flash player software. FSecure has advised Mac users not attempt to install this faulty Adobe Flash Player FlashPlayer.pkg installer (the new Trojan) aimed at infecting your Mac and devices. This malware piece once installed will fake ...

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