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Those asterisks. Here are four not-so-obvious passwords you’re not making use of. They add an additional layer of security to your digital assets. Make sure you use them all!
We posted about the Conficker worm recently and also gave you instructions on how to go about removing the Conficker Worm using apps like Microsoft’s Malicious Software Removal Tool and Symantec’s Conficker removal tools.
Now, Techie Buzz has brought into light another Conficker removal tool released by renowned anti-virus and security company McAfee. They’ve released a Conficker removal tool by the name Stinger which scans and removes 11 trojans and their variants, including Conficker.
Conficker – It’s lurking in millions of PCs around the world. It’s incredibly sophisticated and resilient, with built-in p2p and digital code-signing technology. It revels in killing security software. On April 1, the Conficker worm will activate. Giz explains.
Conficker (aka Downadup), that began towards the end of last year as just another worm with no big intentions, has grown by leaps and bounds that security experts find it almost impossible to destroy it now. It disables antivirus updates and Windows updates as well.
I know a lot of people who don’t have computers at home, but still go to the nearest cyber cafe to get things done online. However, these public computers, very so often, are highly infected with malicious programs. You’re actually putting your data and online accounts at high risk when you’re accessing them via a cyber cafe.
Keep the following tips in mind so that the next time you’re accessing the internet via a public centre, you can be more safe.
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