Microsoft is stepping up the security of its operating systems in a bid to prevent PCs getting infected by adware.
2015 has seen a huge increase in the number of online attacks.
And not of all those are similar, attackers use various techniques to trick users into being phished. The most common source of such dangerous content are however, delivered through malicious ads.
Malvertising, a form of ad-injection, is when a safe ad is injected with a malicious code, which is then executed upon some user interaction, or in some cases, merely visiting an impacted webpage. And since these ads pose like normal ones, it may not be quite easy to spot a fake ad. You [...]
Microsoft has announced the roll out of a new feature for its Enterprise users.
The new option is a security feature, which will keep business users safer from malware which comes bundled with software.
You may already be aware of what they are called, PUAs (potentially unwanted applications). They are more commonly referred to as PUPs (potentially unwanted programs), and are usually bundled in the form of a toolbar, or an external application, which may be sneakily installed on the computer, if the user does not pay enough attention during the setup process.
PUAs could range from annoying adware to seriously harmful malware, which could steal your identity, [...]
Microsoft is highlighting the security features of Windows 10, in the latest video of the promotional video campaign, 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10.
The operating system improves upon certain existing features, whilst adding a couple of top class options which should help users keep their PCs clean and safe from malicious content and attacks.
Firstly, the video tells users that they can do “Fort Knox” things with Windows 10’s built-in Antimalware application, Windows Defender. The app is no stranger to Windows, and was launched nearly a decade ago for Windows XP, and other operating systems of that time period. However, the app has [...]