How Secure is the Windows Firewall?

Posted on January 21, 2018. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

Since Service Pack 2 of XP, each new version of Windows already has a firewall on board. But what is the Microsoft Firewall suited for? Windows XP Microsoft felt compelled to do something about the security of their operating system only after the Blaster 2003 worm massacred Windows computer.

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Malware

Posted on December 28, 2017. Filed under: Internet, Security, Software | Tags: , , |

Its the collective term to describe malicious programs including viruses, spyware and adware that are constantly on a damaging spree threatening internet user. There are about 13 programs that are considered malware but some says the list is endless. Virus: a Program that can replicate

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How Secure is the Windows Firewall?

Posted on December 18, 2017. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

Since Service Pack 2 of XP, each new version of Windows already has a firewall on board. But what is the Microsoft Firewall suited for? Windows XP Microsoft felt compelled to do something about the security of their operating system only after the Blaster 2003 worm massacred Windows computer.

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Email ‘bomb’?

Posted on November 5, 2017. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

What is an e-mail bomb? An email ‘bomb’ refers to an immense number of email messages sent to an account in an effort to bring the account down. When an email server is flooded with email messages, it is unable to devote cycles to other email users and effectively become useless. An account that

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Malware

Posted on October 29, 2017. Filed under: Internet, Security, Software | Tags: , , |

Its the collective term to describe malicious programs including viruses, spyware and adware that are constantly on a damaging spree threatening internet user. There are about 13 programs that are considered malware but some says the list is endless. Virus: a Program that can replicate

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How Secure is the Windows Firewall?

Posted on October 24, 2017. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

Since Service Pack 2 of XP, each new version of Windows already has a firewall on board. But what is the Microsoft Firewall suited for? Windows XP Microsoft felt compelled to do something about the security of their operating system only after the Blaster 2003 worm massacred Windows computer.

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Spam Mail

Posted on September 4, 2017. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

Have you received more spam than ever before? Do you know how these people are getting your e-mail address. Senders of spam and potentially harmful e-mail use a number of tactics to secure your e-mail address. If you have posted your e-mail address anywhere on the internet, it can be ‘harvested’

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Stop Laptop Theft

Posted on August 25, 2017. Filed under: Hardware, Security | Tags: , |

What steps could be taken to make safe your notebooks from being stolen or lost? YouGetItBack.com reported that more than 70, 000 notebooks and personal digital assistant (PDA) haven’t yet be claimed and according to Accenture, 10-15% handheld devices lost are because of the owner’s

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Email ‘bomb’?

Posted on June 14, 2017. Filed under: Security | Tags: |

What is an e-mail bomb? An email ‘bomb’ refers to an immense number of email messages sent to an account in an effort to bring the account down. When an email server is flooded with email messages, it is unable to devote cycles to other email users and effectively become useless. An account that

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Malware

Posted on June 9, 2017. Filed under: Internet, Security, Software | Tags: , , |

Its the collective term to describe malicious programs including viruses, spyware and adware that are constantly on a damaging spree threatening internet user. There are about 13 programs that are considered malware but some says the list is endless. Virus: a Program that can replicate

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