What is rogue antivirus software?

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 1 month ago)

Have you ever been casually surfing the Internet when, suddenly, a popup comes out of nowhere warning you that you have XX number of viruses? It would look like it came from Windows, and we wouldn't blame you for getting scared. This is actually a form of malware known as scareware - this software will not only infect your system, but it will try and trick you into using your credit card. The program does this by claiming that it will only remove these many viruses if you purchase the full version of its "antivirus software."

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Top 5 Free Malicious Software Removal Tools

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 1 month ago)

How many hours have you whiled away watching YouTube videos, “checking up” on your ex on Facebook, or battling away with online games? Fun as the Internet may be to use, it also has a very dark side. You are never too many websites away from stumbling across the latest bit of malicious software seeking to infect your PC. In the endless fight against these threats, we’ve sourced the 5 best antimalware products out there – and they’re all free, too.

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How to use the registry safely

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 1 month ago)

The Windows registry is the central database for any information related to your PC, and is therefore core to the way it works. As you install and uninstall new programs, new registry entries are logged or removed. The problems start because the registry is incapable of cleaning up after itself – often, even when a program is uninstalled, remnants of it still remain in the registry, thereby creating an invalid registry entry. You can access the registry yourself easily – just tread carefully once you are in there.

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How to transfer files from your smartphone or tablet to your PC

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 1 month ago)

It couldn’t be simpler to get files from your smartphone or tablet to your PC. There are several ways to do it, the most common of which we have described below:

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What is lsass.exe?

Posted by: Jennifer Cefai (3 years, 3 months ago)

What is lsass.exe? Lsass.exe is a process used by Microsoft's Local Security Authority Subsystem Service. This process looks after computer security by checking the details the user supplies when logging into their PC.

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