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Preventing Fake Antivirus Read

IntroductionThe threat of viruses has increased and computer users have fear of getting affected with viruses thus the attackers knowing this concern of users attackers have come up with this Fake Antivirus which you may come across while surfing the internet through …

Fake Antivirus Read

Fake Antivirus

IntroductionA sudden injection of fear is a very useful tool for getting people to do what you want. While surfing the Web you must have seen the above pop-up message or similar advertisements. A free PC scan or an offer to clean …

Deep Packet Analysis on Cloud Read

As we are discussing all about cloud in this issue we?d love to see a few tools on the cloud itself. The most interesting work for any security professional is to analyze the packet captures. Our friendly .pcap files. PCAP files can …

Phishing Read

Phishing

Phishing term originates from the word  “fishing” and the well known pre-fix ”ph”  like in “Phreaks” traces back to early hackers who were involved in “phreaking”- The hacking of telephone systems. Phishing, also referred to as brand spoofing or carding, is a …

How to avoid Phishing Read

Phishing is used to gain access to personal and financial information.Your browser may not support display of this image. Be aware when submitting personal or financial information on Web sites Before submitting financial information through a Web site, as shown in the …