In today’s digital age, the internet has revolutionized the way we live, work, and connect with others. However, this interconnectedness also exposes us to the risk of online scams. Online scams come in various forms, from phishing emails and fake websites to identity theft and financial fraud. To protect yourself from falling victim to these…
As technology has evolved, so has the way we communicate, socialize and learn. Unfortunately, this evolution has also brought about new risks and challenges, especially for children. The internet can be a dangerous place for children if they are not properly protected. Therefore, it is essential for parents and caregivers to take proactive measures to…
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Computers worms are designed to leverage vulnerabilities that allow them to gain control over a device then scan the network for other vulnerable devices and so one
Trojan horses usually use social engineering, like a pirated software or a fake Office document send by mail, to gain control over a computer. Once installed, they usually hide themselves from the system and make it impossible for the user to remove.
Adware (ad-ware) are a quite recent thread, compared of the others. They begin to rise in popularity with the decline of the shareware license model. Instead of offering trial version of the software they developed, software writers began to include ads in their installers
Computer viruses were the first kind of malware that were developed. At the beginning, they were not malicious per se (the first computer virus “Creeper”, developed in 1970 only displayed a message), but soon after malicious ones begin to appear and counter-measures known as “anti-virus” software were developed.
With the development of broadband Internet connections, online/cloud-based services have become more and more numerous. Your data is not only located on your computer anymore but on a multitude of online servers. Not only you now should consider what could happen if your computer gets infected, but you must also consider what could happen if one of your online accounts gets compromised.
Got infected with a PUM (Ppotentially Unwanted Modification)? Follow this step by step guide to get rid of it. Our guide also includes a short analysis.
Got infected with a Bootkit (boot rootkit)? Follow this step by step guide to get rid of it. Our guide also includes a short analysis of the malware.