Browsing articles tagged with " Security"
Mar
31
2012

Google Account Activity gives you a monthly summary of your account activity across many Google products

With Account Activity Reports you can learn what’s going on in your account, e.g. how many emails you have sent and received, how often you have searched on Google, from which countries you have logged in and how often your YouTube videos have been viewed. Every month the Account Activity Report will collect and summarise data across your Google account – e.g. sent emails or top searches. Data deletion at the data source, e.g. in [...]

Dec
10
2011

How to Restrict Facebook friends using lists

We can make use of lists in Facebook to restrict our friends. What is a Facebook list?: Lists are an optional way to you organize your friends on Facebook so you can filter the stories you see in News Feed or post an update for specific people from one part of your life, like your coworkers or friends who live near you. Default lists Close friends, Acquaintances and Restricted. I liked the Restricted friends list. [...]

Nov
17
2011

Your Facebook account hacked? Here’s how to fix it

Facebook virus’ and account hacking are very common now. So do you think you account is hacked or virus infected? Do the following steps Change your Facebook password (Go to account settings and change the password: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=account) Use some complex password (minimum 8letters, include small and capital cases, digits and special characters. Do not use your name or date of birth etc.) Remove unwanted applications. Applications can access your data based on the permissions you [...]

Jan
18
2011

Are you a Facebook user? Know and update your privacy settings

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Facebook, MySpace and several other social-networking sites have been sending data to advertising companies that could be used to find consumers’ names and other personal details, despite promises they don’t share such information without consent. Goto: Account ->Privacy Settings  http://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=privacy The first section is Connecting on Facebook. There you can control basic information your friends will use to find you on Facebook. Click on View Settings. Your name, profile picture, gender and networks are visible [...]

May
6
2008

Removing Funny ust scandal virus

This virus is affected to your yahoo messenger and it will change your status to something like Funny ust scandal .. It also send the virus file through your yahoo messenger. Try the following steps to remove that virus. Boot the system in safe mode Open command promt(Type “cmd” in Start->Run without quotes) Type the following 3 commands taskkill /f /im smss.exe taskkill /f /im killer.exe taskkill /f /im smss.exe Now we want to delete [...]

Aug
18
2007

Show Hidden Files and Folders

Some windows users, who are infected by some worms may have problem in viewing the hidden files and folders. If you have any problem to enabling “Show hidden files and folders” in windows explorer then download and run this file . PS: Press “yes ” if you get any warning.

Aug
6
2007

Removing the SpyLocked Spyware

SpyLocked 4.3 is a fake but dangerous anti-spyware application, that is installed on your computer without your permission using Trojan and other malwares. When infected with the SpyLocked 4.3 software you will also see fake taskbar alerts stating that you have running spyware applications on your computer. SpyLocked 4.3 also displays a fake warning alert with flashing icon on your system tray. A Pop up balloon warning messages claiming that your PC is infected. For [...]

Nov
27
2006

Removing thecoolpics.net worm

This W32/Sohanad is a worm. The worm will infect Windows systems and spreads through Instant Messaging. This worm propagates via Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), Windows Live Messenger or Windows Messenger by sending an instant message to all the contacts of an active user. This message contains a link to a remote copy of itself. When the recipient clicks the link, a copy of this worm is downloaded and executed on the recipients’ system. [...]

Oct
23
2006

Yahoo Messenger Worm

There is a very bad worm attack on Yahoo Messenger where it will take control of your messenger and without your knowledge sends some messages with a website links which contains the worm, to your friends list, without your knowledge. This is a worm that spreads itself by sending links to your contacts in messengers like Yahoo. It disables Registry Editor and Task Manager. It changes the Internet Explorer (IE) home page and also modifies [...]

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