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What is Anti Spyware

What is Anti-spyware?

As its name suggests, an anti-spyware program is a spyware protection software much like an antivirus program. It is designed to detect, prevent, and remove spyware and adware infections on computing devices. Antispyware program are also known as spyware remover,…

botnet attacks

Botnet Definition: How Does It Work? Detect and Prevent Botnets

What is a Botnet? A Botnet is a network of malicious computers infected with bot malware and remotely controlled by the cyber attackers. Botnets are used by hackers for different attack purposes such as to send spam/phishing emails, launch Distributed…

botnet attacks

What are Bots?

Bots also called Internet robots, are infected computers that are remotely controlled by hackers. The hacker takes control of the malware-infected computer to then expand the infection to other computers sharing the same network to transmit infections to the other…

Computer Worm

What is a Worm Virus?

A worm virus is a type of malware that clones itself throughout a network without any user interference. The modus operandi of Trojan horse is like virus in causing damage to the system. It exploits the vulnerability found in outdated…

What is Mirai Botnet

How to Prevent Mirai Botnet DDoS Attacks?

Mirai Botnet Mirai is a self-propagating botnet virus that infects internet-connected devices by turning them into a network of remotely controlled bots or zombies. This network of bots, known as a botnet, is mostly used to launch DDoS attacks. The…

How to Remove Adware

What is Adware and How to Remove It?

Adware Definition Adware is a software that automatically displays unwanted ads. It can also be a type of free software supported by advertisements that come up in pop-up windows or on a toolbar on your PC or browser. Some adware…

virus protection for android

Why Virus Protection for Android is Needed Today?

How does malware infect Android smartphones? The location and behavior of the user are two main influential factors that provide opportunities for hackers to infect Android devices. Hackers disguise android malware as legitimate mobile applications on websites and app stores.…

Internet Security Suite

Why Internet Security is Essential Today?

Why You Need an Internet Security Software? In today’s modern world the internet proves to be the best communication medium for everyone. Even though it has many advantages, it also has a few drawbacks which the users need to be…

network firewall working

What is Network Firewall and How does it Work?

What is Network Firewall? A Network Firewall is a security device that reduces or denies suspicious access to enterprise intranet network or when the network is connected to the internet. It filters the traffic based on a defined set of…

Internet Security

Why Internet Security is Absolutely Needed Today

The Internet thrives to be a basic yet effective digital communication medium for both personal and business purposes. While it greatly facilitates and accelerates the exchange of information around the world, the Internet remains an unsafe platform ridden with malware,…

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