How to maintain your computer and keep it secure?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Security 

You can maintain the computer by taking these following steps. We have websites helping you out to clear your doubts. You can use their articles and software’s in them. We need some software’s and hardware devices like Screwdriver, Nose flyer to maintain the computer. We can learn some thing about them here.

Software tools:

If you install good antivirus software’s in you can guard your computer from virus attack. We can buy quality software like Norton antivirus, McCabe. If you don’t wa...


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Worm Vs Virus

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Security 

Whenever we get news about viruses some are referred as viruses and some are referred as worms. Therefore many do not know the difference between virus and worm.

Viruses are computer programs that multiply themselves. These programs will get embedded into other programs and hide inside them. Some viruses even enter into Operating Systems and function as per their commands. But viruses cannot spread from one computer to another computer unless it is attached purposely in an email and send to an...


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A warning from Microsoft KB925568 about Hackers

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Windows 

Microsoft announced a warning about hackers in the name ofKB925568. Accessing the files from others computer with out their knowledge are called as Hackers. They will enter into our files through Internet Explorer or OS of Microsoft. After that Microsoft find a decision for this.

Recently KB925568 warning declared that the vector graphics is used to designing the graphical website. By using this weaker position of graphics hackers entered into it. Creating a new website for attracting the comp...


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What is ‘My Doom’ Virus?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Virus 

My Doom‘ is a virus that spreads very fast. My doom spreads faster than many other viruses. Microsoft announced that they will award US$ 1 million for anyone who identifies the person who developed the my doom virus. This virus spreads through emails. The subject line of infected emails contain one of the following phrases.

  • test
  • hi
  • hello
  • Mail Delivery System Mail Transaction Failed Server Report
  • Status Error

And the body of this email contains any of the following message

  • Mail transaction faile...

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What is a firewall and why you need it?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Security 

There two ways your computer can be attacked. Firstly by Viruses and secondly by Hackers/Crackers. To protect your computer you need Anti-virus softwareand a firewall which can be either software or hardware.

Whenever you connect to the internet, there is possibility of your computer being attacked by exploiting security holes in your computer. To find out whether your computer is well protected or you have security holes the following websites can be used to check.

Sygate Tests ( http://scan.s...


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How to make Windows XP safe using Windows Update?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Safe mode 

Windows XP is one of the favorite Operating Systems for home as well as office users. No doubt, the look and feel of Windows XP is sexy but that is not the only reason for its popularity. Most importantly Windows XP has many features that were not in the previous versions of Windows. It is not true that the Windows XP is not secure. It is also not true that Windows XP is totally secure. There are crackers and hackers who continuously exploit the security holes in the Windows OS to take contro...


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How to safeguard passwords?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Passwords 

Most of the internet websites make it compulsory to register and issue you with an username and a password to login to their website. We may have to remember many such username/passwords for different websites. When accessing these websites the computer will prompt and ask you whether you want to save these passwords for future use. If you say ‘yes’ then the password that you key in will be stored in your computer. The next time you visit this website and key in the first letter of your u...


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How to prevent stealing of passwords and credit card details?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Passwords 

We use internet for many purposes. In many websites we use different login names and passwords. For example, if you use any of the free web emails such as gmail, yahoo or hotmail then you will have to login with your login name and password before accessing your email inbox.

Similarly, if you use any commercial websites for internet shopping such as Amazon or eBay then you may have to use your credit card details before buying online. Only then can you buy online. If we lose credit card relate...


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How to Prevent Adware / Spyware?

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Security 

Are you a frequent Internet user? Do you download and use many free software and applications from internet? If YES, then be aware that your information may be stolen without your knowledge. Understand that those information that you willingly give may be sold to third parties.

Programs capture your personal information

Most of the free programs and software that you download from internet fall under any of the following Categories; Shareware, Demoware, Freeware or Adware. Among these Adware is...


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Anti-virus, Attack, backdoor, hijacking, hole, HTTPS, Key, Key loggers, @mm

Posted by sarwar hossain on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In : Hijacking 

No matter how many firewall or Anti-virus software you have installed in your computer, still your computer can be attacked. Talking about computer security, there are many terms that are used quite often. You hear about them often or read about them but still if you are not very sure about their meanings then you have come to the right page. Here we will see the definitions and meanings of these terms.

  1. Anti-virus: Anti-virus is a software application. It will scan the computer and tell us if ...

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