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Phishing is a popular method of social engineering employed by scammers. A scammer posing as someone else uses popular communication medium such as email or telephone to contact a victim and request confidential information. This information is used for purposes such as withdrawing money illegally from the victim’s account or even identity thefts.

Identifying a phishing email is easy if you keep in mind certain basic fine points.

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With a world full of malware, identity thieves and hackers, securing your computer properly is of at most importance. But unfortunately, most of us do not think further than installing security software. Mostly it is only after you get infected or hacked, that you realize you have done too little, but it would be too late by then. The truth is, by following some very easy practices, you can easily minimize chances of being infected. Here’s a rundown of some of the tips to secure your computer.

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Have you ever seen fake warnings on your computer? What should you do if you have these? Microsoft recently warned about this FAKE System Tool software, and you can find out more about it here.

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New trojans appear often, but most security researchers don’t get alarmed about them until they see new and unique features in them. This is happening now in a trojan called Carberp.

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Four years ago, I learned how to completely repair Windows XP without losing personal files such as pictures and programs. This may be your solution, if your XP computer is slow or infected.

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Do you know what Flash cookies and Zombie cookies are? I’ll tell you a little about these privacy threats and how to manage them.

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FamilyShield is not a replacement for knowing what your kids are doing on the PC, but it’s a free and easy way to protect them, and protect yourself as well.

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Fake Antivirus Windows 7 Security Popup

A Fake Antivius malware virus is targetting Windows 7 users on the Internet, by displaying a user interface in the web browser which is similar to the Windows Security Center in Windows 7.

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