Security

How to again setup Google Authenticator after Phone reset or switch

Add Remove Devices using 2 Step Authentication process

In the recent light of events of account getting hacked and guys like Mat Honan losing almost everything of their digital life,  Google or Gmail users are lucky to have a 2 Step Authentication in place. Matt Cuts has come with an excellent article where he has busted a lot of myths about the process. During 2 Step Authentication, if ...

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Is your computer infected with DNS Malware ? Here is how to Fix it

DNS Malware Changer

Last year couple of Cyber Criminals  were arrested because they did something on the Internet because of which many users were being sent to fraud sites instead of original sites and they never knew about it. They called it Operation Ghost Click.Fast forward this year, it has been declared that many users might not be able to surf internet because ...

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Fix it Solution for Microsoft XML vulnerability in Windows

Microsoft Fix it 50897

Microsoft Security Advisory web page details out that about an XML vulnerability which can execute a program on a remote machine when a visitor visits such website using Internet Explorer.  Remember its not possible that you will be forced to visit such website or it will open automatically but if you accidentally visit such website by clicking a link from a fraud or ...

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Check if your LinkedIn Password was leaked using LastPass Checker

Linked In Lastpass Password Checker

In the recent havoc of Linkedin Password leaks and a final confirmation on their blog it is necessary that you need to change your password immediately if you have not till now, and if you did you just need to make sure that your password is not one of the password that is out in open to be hacked again by using the LastPass Linkedin ...

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Flamer : Microsoft rolls update for Digitally Spoofed certificates

If you have not  heard of Flamer, Popularly known as Flame Malware, you seriously need to read this piece of news and share with as many people as possible as this malware can run in your computer with getting detected unless you have been updating your computer with latest updates regularly. Since not every computer user is geek to know about security issues, ...

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List of Websites blocked in India

Many a times because of rules and regulations in country, websites can be blocked. In India,  a website can be blocked under s.69A of the IT Act. This particular section states that : Where the Central Government or any of its officers specially authorised by it in this behalf is satisfied that it is necessary or expedient so to do, ...

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Free Download Malicious Software Removal Tool by Microsoft

Free Download Malicious Software Removal Tool by Microsoft

Malicious Software Removal Tool for Windows (all versions) is a free offering from Microsoft. As the name says, it scans your system for Malicious Software which has been installed on your system silently with the intention to harm you or your system. This application scans the system for specific prevalent malicious software (like DOS/Alureon, Win32/Alcan, Win32/Alemod, Win32/Antinny , Win32/Atak, Win32/Bubnix, ...

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How to Fix Gmail IMAP Web Login Requires Error

Web Login Required

Today when I launched Microsoft Outlook, I was greeted by an error which said, “Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Web login required. (Failure)”. And I was prompted to input the password again which I was sure wasn’t wrong.  Digging into Gmail Help, I found the root cause of the problem, “The frequency of mails being checked using ...

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In case you have McAfee and Windows Xp shuts down

Mcafee

It seems that users who are still running Windows XP along with McAfee and their computer is getting shutdown, the problem has a solution and you dont need to panic as Windows is not the problem. ( Though you can temporarily abort it )Its your anitivirus which a false-positive detection on a core Windows file (svchost.exe) and is quarantined by ...

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What is 3D Password Scheme

Password

Secure authentication scheme is one of the most important requirements of current times, considering the fact that more and more activities are being online, let it be shopping, data access from clouds, etc. No doubt there are several authentication schemes already available and being used worldwide, however these pre-existing password and authentication schemes have several vulnerabilities. Drawbacks for Pre-existing Password ...

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