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Spyware Is Not the Only Malware Threat to Your Home Computer

Given the huge amount of press and industry attention to “Spyware” it is easy to forget there are other types of malicious software or “malware” out there. Viruses, Worms and Trojans are still being developed to steal your personal data or damage your computer. These malicious programs can be hidden in email attachments or files(…)

Spyware and Your PC

What is spyware? Why is it dangerous? These are two questions many people ask. In my opinion, spyware and adwareare much more dangerous than a virus. Why? For one, spyware can steal your personal data as well as track your internet habits. Spyware is often located in web bug or downloadable items such as music,(…)

Are free screensavers safe to install?

There are many websites online that offer free screensavers for download. The question remains though, are those screensavers safe? By downloading and installing these so called free screensavers will any harm come to your computer? This is a legitimate concern, which needs to be addressed before any user even thinks about installing a free screensaver.(…)

MSN Messenger on Linux with Wine.

Wine configuration This is with a clean configuration directory, with no other applications or games installed. Linux Distribution: Ubuntu 8.04 Windows version emulated: 2000 Wine version tested: 1.1.14 WineTricks Now download winetricks if you don’t already have it and install the following Windows redistributables. corefonts flash gecko gdiplus msls31 msxml3 riched20 riched30 tahoma MSN Messenger(…)

Your Business can suffer due to absence of Digital certificate on your website

It is very important to take the protection against online information larceny, because it’s getting very easy for people to share digital products. Information theft is a type of computer safety and security risk and it’s defined as thieving someone’s private or confidential information. It’s very dangerous to get the information stolen as this can(…)

Cyber Forensics

Cyber forensics is a wide term that encompasses computer forensics i.e gathering evidence from computers media seized at the crime scene, and network forensics i.e gathering digital evidence that is distributed across networks. Broadly speaking Cyber Forensics involves: Finding and decrypting protected information, encrypted information and steganographic  content. Tracking software piracy. Recovering deleted data. Matching(…)

How Digital Signatures Work?

A digital signature has the same function as that of a handwritten signature. But, understanding how a digital signature is created and how it achieves the same functionality as that of a handwritten signature is by no means as easy task. This is because the technical concepts involved in creating a digital signature seem far(…)