Hands on with BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition

BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition

BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition is the free antivirus and anti-spyware protection for Windows by the creator of one of the world’s fastest and most effective security solution provider, SOFTWIN. It provides real-time protection with minimal user interaction, and has zero impact on system performance while scanning. I have installed the antivirus on my Dell Vostro 3550 notebook, […]

What differences do Virus, Malware, Worm, Trojan, Rootkit etc. have?

System Failure

A common question I often answer about computer viruses helping my consumers to choose a good security solution for their computers. So I believe that this blog post may be a little help to get started with security solutions. Before we go ahead, let me clear the confusion between virus and malware. The term virus […]

F-Secure ANTI-THEFT for Mobile – Lock and find your missing mobile


You can’t always prevent your mobile from being stolen or lost, but you can lock and locate your missing phone, to avoid any misuse of your personal and confidential information. F-Secure offers ANTI-THEFT for Mobile at no cost, which a powerful security tool to protect your mobile. You can remotely lock the phone and protect […]

Windows Defender Offline Beta Released, Download Now


Microsoft has released an offline virus scanner i.e. Windows Defender Offline, that was initially introduced as Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper. Windows Defender Offline is a tool allowing you to download offline copy of Windows Defender (ISO format) and create a bootable CD/USB stick. Windows Defender Offline incorporates a latest version of Windows PE, which is […]

Windows 8 is safe and ready to defend itself now

Windows 8

These are not just words… Microsoft is up to its words and making Windows as a safe, secure and reliable computing environment release by release. Microsoft has addressed a broader range of security concerns in Windows 8, like protection against malware, social engineering attacks, enhanced mitigation features and built-in real time protection provided by Windows […]

Internet Explorer 9 blocks 99% malware attacks: NSS Lab study!

Internet Explorer 10

With one third of internet users in Asia-Pacific alone becoming victims of threats like malware, the need for online security is more relevant than ever. To address these online concerns, Microsoft created their latest browser Internet Explorer 9, which provides a safe, secure yet beautiful and speedy browsing experience. Today, NSS Labs released two reports […]

Microsoft Safety Scanner – A Free On-Demand Virus Scanner


Microsoft releases a free on-demand virus scanner for the Windows i.e. Microsoft Safety Scanner. It is not a conventional Anti-virus program because it doesn’t add any real-time protection to your PC but scans for Virus infection. The major benefit of this tool is that you can scan your PC without uninstalling your current AV program, […]

9 Reasons to Love Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 10

Finally, the beauty of the web is about to come. Today Microsoft is releasing the most anticipated version of Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer 9 comes with lots of changes than any previous release. Following are key features of Internet Explorer 9, which wipes out its competitors all around. Seamless integration of Pinned Sites and Jumplists […]

How to Setup 2-Step Verification security in Google Accounts


Google introduced a new security mechanism 2-Step Verification using mobile phones that adds an extra layer of security to users’ Google accounts by requiring them to enter a verification code in addition to their username and password, when signing in to their account. You can setup or turn on this new security feature by following […]