Google New Physical Security Key advanced Authentication Method

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Google New Physical Security Key advanced Authentication Method Google has recently replaced the existing two factor authentication process with the newest Physical Security Key. The new authentication process is more reliable than the prior one. This two factor authentication process is also shortly abbreviated as 2FA. The Physical Security key is used to avoid illegal online activity like phishing, hacking etc. compared to traditional two factor authentication process. The simple way which hackers use to gain access to accounts is by impersonating the users and pretending they have been locked out of their account. So to provide strongest safeguard against such attack the latest advanced protection methods are used. Google has stepped towards advanced protection process due to large hacking activity associated with Journalists, business and political leaders. Although physical…
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Ethernet VPN More Protected Than Wi-Fi WPA2 Protocol

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Ethernet VPN More Protected Than Wi-Fi WPA2 Protocol Ethernet VPN More Protected Than Wi-Fi WPA2 Protocol - The WPA2 protocol used in Wi-Fi network are the standards which is created by Wi-Fi Alliance industry group that promote interoperability and security for the wireless industry. According to a recent report by US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US CERT), anyone using WPA 2 protocol is probably compromised. The users are advised to use a wired ethernet or VPN to protect their sensitive data stored on computer. According to US CERT – Users are advised to update Wi-Fi device as soon as companies start rolling out security patches. The warning of risk of data hacking and privacy breach was enforced by US government. This Wi-Fi issue is popularly known as KRACK, stands for…
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Secure Selfies Password for Authentication Process

Secure Selfies Password for Authentication Process

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Secure Selfies Password for Authentication Process Secure Selfies Password for Authentication Process - Recently Amazon has filed a patent for a new security technology which is based on Selfies. Nowadays taking selfies with your smartphone camera is most popular among the teenagers, adults, professionals and everyone. These selfie snapshots woos may replace existing authentication techniques. Apple Company has recently announced that the newly launched iPhone X and iPhone 8 models will use a facial recognition security technology called Face ID as password instead of fingerprint and numerical password. Many companies had introduced such technology in the past. Now think of a system where selfies is used instead of payment cards or password to authenticate the owner. The system might contain various advantages as well as disadvantages too. The face image…
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5 Steps to Keep your Information Secure on the Cloud

5 Steps to Keep your Information Secure on the Cloud

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5 Steps to Keep your Information Secure on the Cloud 5 Steps to Keep your Information Secure on the Cloud - Today we are using username, password and other confidential data to open and get access various type of online website's accounts on Internet. This is quite risky due to increasing malicious codes used by hackers to hack someone's account information, username, password and other important details. In 2011, a hacking group called Lulzsec hacked a popular website named Fox.com and online services – Sony's PlayStation Network, challenging the so called website for their security measures. So poor web safety measures result in problem. The password which we create should be strong or a weak one like 12345 or Iloveyou etc. We may use different passwords for different – different…
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Email Phishing Attack by Social Engg Tech via PDF attachments

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Email Phishing Attack by Social Engg Tech via PDF attachments Email Phishing Attack by Social Engg Tech via PDF attachments - This is one of the newest online scam by Phishers who use PDF attachments to steal email credentials even of technical users. Although they use simple but clever social engineering techniques to accomplish their tasks. The PDF like attachment are being used on online email phishing attacks. They ask the victim to enter the sensitive information related to credentials. These cybercriminals use social engineering techniques as weapon to target payload from the web. In this article we will illustrate you the procedure how Phishers target their victims. The phishers use two major ways or ideas to target the innocent victims. How do Phishers target via Pdf attachments Online Email…
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How to prevent from tech support online scams

How To, Security
How to prevent from tech support online scams How to prevent from tech support online scams - When a user faces fake issues related to licensing, system errors or blue screen error or pop up messages on browser, which tempt to contact fake tech supports websites. These fake tech supports claims that there is some problems with your PC and can be countered by paying for services. They usually access your PC with the help of remote management apps that was installed accidently. Although they use malware to lure victims easily. These type of scams are popular nowadays. In this article we will discuss about these online scams; how it works and attack your PC, How to know that you are affected and what to do if you are already…
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How to Protect PC from Ransomware malware Attack

How To, Security, Troubleshooting
How to Protect PC from Ransomware malware Attack How to Protect PC from Ransomware malware Attack - You have heard about popular Ransomware attack on computers via Internet, which restrict access to victim's own file and force user to pay money to regain access to computers. This malware affected millions of computer users by blocking accessibility. Ransomware had targeted all types of PCs - home PC, PC on an enterprise network, Servers etc. In this article we will focus on mechanisms – How a computer gets affected? , How we can keep our PC safe? , What to do if you suspect that you are affected? , What to do if you are actually gets affected? And what to do if you have accidently paid money? So we will emphasis…
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How to track your device performance in Window Defender

How to track your device performance in Window Defender

How To, Security, Troubleshooting
How to track your device performance in Window Defender How to track your device performance in Window DefenderIn this article we will discuss about features available in Windows Defender Security Center. The defender will keep track of your PC health performance and address common issues related to storage capacity, device drivers, battery life and window update. The Defender contains a page known as Device performance & health which enable a user to check whether window is up to date or not and if there are any issues impacting your device health. And the health report which is seen on the screen contains status related to most recent scan. The page also contain an option to Fresh Start with a clean and up to date installation of windows. A user can…
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Window Defender Security Center Virus & Threat Protection

Window Defender Security Center Virus & Threat Protection

How To, Security, Troubleshooting
Window Defender Security Center Virus & Threat Protection Window Defender Security Center Virus & Threat Protection - Window defender security centre is a tool used to protect your PC by treat or virus, through complete scanning. This will provide facility to see the results of your previous scans. So this protection tool is very helpful to eliminate virus from your computer. The defender security centre show you various types of scan features linked with your computer. Now window defender antivirus can view or update Window Defender. Some of the remarkable features of Window Defender Security are shown below. Virus & Threat Protection through Window Defender Security Tool Scan for potentially harmful threats on your device. View threats that have been quarantined before they can affect you View each and every…
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Kaspersky found Xafecopy Malware Stealing Money from Mobile Phones

Kaspersky found Xafecopy Malware Stealing Money from Mobile Phones

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Kaspersky found Xafecopy Malware Stealing Money from Mobile Phones Kaspersky found Xafecopy Malware Stealing Money from Mobile Phones - Xafecopy virus or Malware is a new kind of virus discovered by security researchers of Kaspersky Antivirus. The Xafecopy Virus or malware can intelligently clicks WAP form links on website which charges money from user's mobile phones directly. The malware also delete messages notifying user about unauthorised billings. Report says – Xafecopy malware hit more than 48 hundred users in around 47 countries within a month, where 37.5% of the attack detected and blocked by Kaspersky Antivirus in India, Russia, Mexico and Turkey. According to Kaspersky Lab Senior malware Analyst Roman Unuchek – "Our research suggests WAP billing attacks are on the rise. Xafecopy's attacks targeted countries where this payment method…
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