Security Archive

How to Secure Your Android Smartphone  

We spend a lot on time on our smartphones everyday. From making calls, booking tickets, paying your bills, for entertainment and social interactions as everything is online now. People are using more and more online services by their handheld devices as internet is more affordable than before. Since we use

How to remove delta search from chrome

Delta search is a browser plug-in, toolbar and extension for most popular web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to promote their search engines or other services as well as display ads. It copies Google Style search to provide web, images and videos search. But before

How to recognize a rogue website?

I want to point out that starting point for safety online depends on the user and not on anti-virus software no matter how popular or expensive it may be. There are some common mistakes all users make while browsing. Luckily for us, criminals online use techniques that are similar to

Symptoms of browser hijack/infection

Browser hijacking is a potentially serious security issue. If a hijacking program has taken hold of your browser, any personal or sensitive information stored within it is seriously at risk. Browser hijackers also often make it impossible for you to use your browser normally, and can open up your computer

Ads on Wikipedia, your computer is probably infected with malware

Wikipedia representatives warn users that If you’re seeing ads on Wikipedia, your computer is probably infected with malware. “We never run ads on Wikipedia. Wikipedia is funded by more than a million donors, who give an average donation of less than 30 dollars. We run fundraising appeals, usually at the

What is Adware?

Adware is a close relative of spyware. Adware is a type of software that is installed on your computer to show you advertisements. These advertisements may take many forms, from relatively noninvasive banners within a program, to very invasive pop-up windows that come up regardless of that you are doing

Number of Malicious PDFs on the Rise

A leading security vendor GFI Software warns that the number of malicious PDF files detected in the wild has significantly increased last month with two detections making it into the top ten. According to data gathered by the company’s ThreatNet system, two PDF exploits detected as Exploit.AbobeReader.Gen and Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen, finished

Fake Anti-Virus Keygen Steals Information

A security researchers from Kaspersky lab found a keygen for Kaspersky product which bundeled with trojan and steal information from users system. This keygen was recently spotted on file sharing websites and promises to generate serial keys for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and Kaspersky Simple Scan 2010.

BitDefender Releases BitTorrent Scanner

BitTorrent users gain new functionality and ability to scan torrent files for malware using BitDefender’s security software. BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, and BitTorrent Inc.,a technology company engineering transformative new products to accelerate the discovery, distribution and delivery of large files over the Internet, have partnered

Google launched hacked site notifications in search result

Today google added a new notification to google search results that helps people know when a site may have been hacked. We’ve provided notices for malware for years, which also involve a separate warning page. Now we’re expanding the search results notifications to help people avoid sites that may have