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The First Computer Virus
A computer virus is typically defined as a malware program that replicates itself by inserting copies or modified copies of itself into other computer programs, data files, or boot sectors of hard drives. When this replication is successful the affected area is said to be infected. The term computer virus is also used in a more broad […]
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Microsoft Engineers wrote 45 million lines of code for Windows XP.
What is spyware
Spyware is a type of malicious software that is spread around on the internet. The term spyware is used to describe software that carries out certain behaviours or operations without obtaining user consent. Such behaviours include but are not limited to: advertising, personal information gathering, and even changing computer settings and configurations. Spyware can be […]
According to CBS news, the world’s most common password is 123456
5 Ways you can use Google Apps
Google has been known to offer a wide variety of solutions that changes the way we go about using the internet. Google Apps have played a great role in this respect. Google Apps are known for being able to do a lot: e-mails, calendars, documents, cloud storage. However the fact remains that you many still […]
What is data exfiltration?
Data exfiltration is formally defined as the unauthorised transfer of sensitive information from a target’s system or network by an attacker to another location. Data is always moving around in network this makes it very hard to detect an exfiltration attack which makes it all the more serious and devastating. Such a transfer of data […]
use 2 factor authentication to be safe when accessing your e-mails or social media accounts on untrusted or public computers
As computer processing power increases the security of traditional passwords decreases due to vulnerability to what is known as dictionary attacks or brute force attacks. These are attacks where an attacker computer puts together a set of passwords and tries them out until your account is compromised. To face this threat the concept of password […]
Avoid entering sensitive data like your credit card numbers or any other financial or sensitive information into any public computer.