Windows Recovery is a nasty security program or scareware which pretends itself as an efficient tool to optimize the performance of the computing machine. These rogue programs masquerade of being a genuine program and claims to be a potential application that can remove the infectious or broken registry files from your Windows registry. Windows Recovery […]
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What are modem drivers and how to update them?
Cable modems, DSL, or fiber optics are the means to connect to the internet. Irrespective of the type of modem you use, modulation and demodulation is the basic function of a modem, hence, they are also referred as a “modulator-demodulator”. Modem is a device which acts as a translator to make it possible for a […]
How to update video card drivers?
A video card is a hardware device which is responsible for sending display information to the monitor to connect your monitor with the computer. There are different terms used for video card like video adapter, graphics card, graphics adapter, or display adapter. Video card driver is software program which makes it possible for the two […]
How does Shellshock bug impact you?
A new security bug has been found recently, and it is as big as Heartbleed, a bug discovered a few months back. This safety bug is called ‘Shellshock’ and it is revealed in a common program that runs on Linux and UNIX operating systems. The range of this bug is quite big and now that […]
What are Webcam Driver and How to Update Them?
What is a webcam driver? Webcam driver is software program which is responsible for identifying the webcam which is attached through a USB port to the motherboard of computer. If the computer hardware find it difficult or unable to find the webcam, webcam driver notifies about the issue and tells the user that the computer […]
Android Virus Steals Passwords including Personal Data
Computer Emergency Response Team has issued a technical paper, warning users against a latest Android virus that is out on the internet. Named as Android/SmsSend, this virus attacks Android smart phones and access personal data as well as sensitive data such as passwords, Account number. Read below to know more about this Android mobile virus. […]
Common Printers Errors and Their Resolution
Like most of the other electronics, printers also require proper maintenance and care to keep them at their peak performance. However, sometimes, you may fall into tricky situations that may or may not be related to the hardware or software. So it requires expert skills to resolve the issues of these complex devices either it […]
Be Alert while Searching for Risky Keywords Online
Going by the proverb “Prevention is better than cure”, we have mentioned here a list of the most risky keywords or terms to search online. People search everything and anything online; from a simple search term like “Invention of Aero-plane” to unusual search requests like “How do I make my Pet love me?” And that […]
Beware of Bogus Virus Alerts on your Mobile Gadget
A few days back, many people posted about their experience of getting fake virus alerts while surfing the Internet on their mobile gadget. This blog post gives you more information about these alerts. Unwanted and fake pop-up ads have been around in the Internet for a long time now. Attackers compromise insecure websites and force […]
Internet Banking Faces High Risks Due to Unsafe Banking Apps
The growth in mobile phone usage has led to many financial institutions developing their mobile apps for users who want the convenience of 24-hour, anywhere/anytime banking. As per records, of the 1589 million bank account holders, over 122 million people use mobile banking apps. You, too, perhaps no longer visit a bank, but in place […]