There is no doubt Internet has made our lives pretty easy and simple. Now everything is going online. Our social life, important documents and files are all on the Internet. Therefore, it is important that one should be aware of some basic information about protecting personal information and data to stay on the safe hand side.
One thing is important here that your online data can not only be accessed by some individual but certain malwares and trojans can also access them if proper security measures are not taken.
Keep your social accounts protected:
Your social accounts have a lot of your private information. I am sure you would not want someone to get into your account and play with your online privacy. To avoid any kind of social media privacy breach by some hacker or tool it is important to keep your accounts protected with the latest protection methods.
Lately, two-layer account protection is quite popular. To activate this account protection method, you should verify your personal number with your social media account like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, etc. So, whenever you log in to your account, it will send a private code on your number and will ask for it to let you in your account.
Lately the most common search term in black-hat hackers world was how to hack Snapchat accounts, says “HackerNews” portal.
If you have installed social media applications on your mobile, then it is recommended to have password or fingerprint protection activated on your phone. Apart from this, you can also download some third party application on your mobile which will allow you to set password for each application. This means that no one can open the application without entering the password. This is in fact a very handy and useful method.
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Windows 10 is the latest entrant in the Windows operating system. So how do you go about installing it? The steps you will take are much like the steps you would take while installing any other version of Windows. You can either upgrade from an older Windows operating system or you can perform a clean install or install a completely fresh system. When you decide to go with a Windows 10 upgrade what will happen during the process is that old files, programs and settings from your previous Windows system will be brought into your new one.
In case you wish to completely install a fresh Windows 10 operating system on the other hand, after installing a new hard drive you will need to perform a clean install. The most frequented method is the clean-install. Bear in mind however that in the event that you have not installed Windows 10 on your system before, you will have to perform an upgrade first before you can proceed with the clean install. The upgrade is essential for Microsoft to associate your unique hardware ID with a given activated Windows 10 license. Before performing an upgrade however, you need to ensure that you back up your data.
Remember to check if your computer is compatible for a Windows 10 upgrade before continuing. There are different versions for different system requirements. Continue reading “How to install Windows 10 Operating System – Tutorial”
In today’s world, spying is a tad bit easier with the advancement in technology than years gone by. Nowadays, it is easy to know who is saying what and to who through the mobile or internet, in addition to what messages, pictures and videos are being shared. As far as spying is concerned, keyloggers or keystroke loggers are hardware devices or small programs that are used to monitor each keystroke typed by a given user on a given computer keyboard. In the hardware format, it takes the form of a small-battery-sized plug that connects the computer to the user’s keyboard. Whenever a key is typed, the device collects and saves it as a text in a miniature hard drive. Later on, the person responsible for installing this software can then return, physically access the device and check out the stored information.
Used as a program on the other hand, no physical access to the user’s computer is required. All that is needed is for the program to be downloaded by the person wishing to monitor a given computer’s activities and executed as part of a remote administration or rootkit trojan horse. Basically, a keylogger program consists of two files-DLL (Dynamic Link Library) and an executable file.(EXE) that have to be installed in the same directory. When the program is installed, each keystroke is recorded and uploaded over the internet to the person responsible for the installation. This means, that person who installed it will get all the information (password and other important details). Continue reading “How you can get Hacked with a Keylogger”
Have you ever been faced with a rather slow working PC and yet you have loads of work to do? If the answer is yes then you will appreciate the following tips which will help you speed up your Windows PC. There are a number of reasons attached to a PC’s slowness some of which include; resource-hungry programs, malware, adware and low disk space.
Let’s have a look at how you can speed up your PC running Microsoft’s operating system. Continue reading “How to Speed up Your Slow Windows Computer”