Phishing Methods and Prevention

Anyone who has read some materials on internet security has definitely heard of the practice of “phishing”. In a nutshell, phishing consists of a fraudster acquiring sensitive information, like passwords, credit card numbers, PIN codes by posing as a legitimate entity.

What is CCC.exe and why is it running on my computer?

Normally not a security threat, CCC.exe is a program that normally shows up after installing an ATI graphics card or other ATI hardware. The file itself stands for Catalyst Control Center (or Catalyst Control Centre) and is designed to allow the user to manipulate and change a bunch of different display options and other features […]

Protecting Your Computer With Desktop Security Software

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As the name implies, desktop security software is a broad term to describe a myriad of different programs that help secure a desktop against all forms of threats. Although it’s a broad term, there are very specific things that desktop security seeks to deter:

How To Remove Worm Virus From PC?

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If you suspect that you have virus on your PC, then you should remove it as quickly as possible. There are many types of computer viruses out there that can harm your computer, put your personal information at risk, and cause your computer to exhibit multiple problems. Luckily, there are several programs available that can […]

A History of Computer Viruses

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Most computer users are aware that viruses are programs that can create copies of themselves and spread to other computers, but many aren’t aware just how long viruses have been a part of computing. For over fifty years, programmers have been creating self-replicating code for amusement and malice. In the beginning, viruses could only spread […]