Posts Tagged ‘Internet Explorer’

8 tips for safer online shopping

Image by Matthieu Dejardins, eCommerce Activist via Flickr By Microsoft.com Online threats today come in the form of attacks on you and attacks on your computer. Here are eight (8) ways for you to have a safer online shopping experience: 1. Keep your computer software up to date. Keep all software (including your web browser) […]

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Google attack highlights ‘zero-day’ black market

Image by Laughing Squid via Flickr By Jordan Robertson, AP The recent hacking attack that prompted Google’s threat to leave China is underscoring the heightened dangers of previously undisclosed computer security flaws — and renewing debate over buying and selling information about them in the black market. Because no fix was available, the linchpin in […]

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Harmful Spyware and their stealthier means

Spyware is utilized to gather information about a person with or without their consent and it intercept or record personal/financial information. Some spyware are capable of sending information back to another computer (originator of the spyware). Characteristic of Spyware • Compromise user machine without their knowledge • Use vulnerabilities in the software to push a […]

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