Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Are your passwords strong enough?

Are your passwords strong enough? - Blog | Webhawk Media Services
Every Year security researchers prepare a list of username and passwords which are heavily on risk of hackers. According to the recent reports published, it was found that around 80% of web consumers were using risky password constructions, mainly containing some personnel information or common keywords.

Two usual suspects top the list are “123456” and “password,” respectively. Three Star Wars-themed passwords—“starwars,” “solo” and “princess”—are new to the list.


Saturday, January 30, 2016

How to remove shortcut Trojan/Virus from USB/Hard Drives?

Today we are going to tell you an easy technique for removing the inborn shortcut Trojan/Virus from your hard drives, USB Drives, Memory Cards and/or other 
storage devices.

USB drives specially those which were partially used on shared computers or laptops at schools, internet cafe, hotels, etc are highly susceptible to contamination by viruses present on other devices. The most common and undergoing Virus is shortcut virus that initially creates many undesirable icons on the device. The hidden files/folders in these shortcuts really matters, as this is what you had stored on that USB/Hard drive and virus are preventing access to them.



Sunday, January 17, 2016

BSNL reduces mobile call rates by up to 80% for its customers

In a recent announcement state-run BSNL has decided to extend its scheme for giving 80 percent reduction in mobile call rates with effect from 16 January 2016.

Initially this scheme was launched for its new prepaid customers only, and now BSNL has decided to extent the same to its existing mobile customers also.

"Earlier, BSNL had reduced call rate by up to 80 percent for its new prepaid mobile customers only and now the same has been extended for existing prepaid users also," the company said in a statement.


Saturday, January 9, 2016

Microsoft Retiring Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10


If you are running Internet Explorer versions older then version IE11, then its good time to act and upgrade your browser to the latest one. Recently Microsoft has announced that after January 12, 2016, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer. It means IE11 will be the only version that will receive security updates in future. According to a Microsoft support page.



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