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    Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities Increased This Year.

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    Software exploiting Microsoft Office vulnerabilities leads the list of cyber incidents for the first quarter of this year. The number of users attacked by malicious Microsoft Office documents is up 400%, compared to the same period of 2017, according to the latest Kaspersky Lab report. Also, such attacks based on software vulnerabilities are powerful because […] More

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    A 21-Year-Old Hacker is Heading to Jail for Selling Malware and Operating a Massive Botnet

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    A young hacker in the UK was sentenced to two years in prison for launching DDoS attacks against high-profile companies and selling hacking tools in the dark web. The 21-year-old youngster from Liverpool orchestrated coordinated attacks against some well-known brands including Google and Skype. The hacker ran a massive botnet with about seven thousand infected […] More

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    Enable Windows Defender’s Controlled Folder Access

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    Applies to: Windows 10, version 1709 and later Controlled folder access was introduced in Windows version 1709 to provide enhanced data protection from malicious apps and viruses, such as ransomware. It is part of Windows Defender Exploit Guard. Go to the Windows Defender Security app to enable Controlled folder access. Step 1: Click the shield […] More

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    Computer Security Software Buyers Guide

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    When it comes to security software, there are so many options out there that it’s often hard for most people to know what they need and what features they should be looking for. That’s where we come in. We’ve created this guide, so you don’t have to guess anymore. You’ll find information about the types […] More

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    Types of Computer Viruses: The Difference Between Malware, Spyware, Adware and Ransomware

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    Computer Viruses 101 Anti-virus programs promise to cover a broad range of things, especially malware, adware, spyware, and ransomware. But, what are these things and what can they do to your computer systems? Keep reading to find out what these things are, how they can hurt you, and how you can protect yourself from them. […] More

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    Top 10 Best Free Antivirus Programs of 2018

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    With cyber-crimes ever on the rise, it’s important to make sure that your computer is protected against the many different forms online threats. Computer viruses range in being annoying by sending tons of pop-up ads onto your network to locking you out of your computer until you pay a ransom or selling your identity to […] More

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    The Ransomware Business Model

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    How many time have you clicked the “Remind Me Later” button when an update popped up on your computer? I know, me too, but that is why stealing data is not that difficult, however turning it into a profitable business is not easy. Well, up until the rise of the ransomware model which has been […] More

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