Strong Passwords Need Entropy (SPNE) : Tests How Strong Your Passwords Are

Many of us remember reading about the term “entropy” from the school physics book or the thermodynamics book in the university. But entropy is also a concept in cryptography – the part of information technology that deals in encryption and decryption of data. If you want to know about various ciphers and hashing algorithms then Read More …

Microsoft Windows Defender Available As Chrome Browser Extension

Microsoft’s own home-grown antivirus security solution Windows Defender is slowly becoming more and more powerful. It started out as a simple security solution that could work alongside one of the mainstream antivirus solutions. But in the newer Windows 10 versions it has evolved into a full fledged antivirus solution that can replace any other security Read More …

Was Your Facebook Info Shared with Cambridge Analytica? How to Check

Recently Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, was questioned by many senators in the US about the sharing of the personal information of Facebook users with a third-party data analytics and research company called Cambridge Analytica. It is rumored that they wanted to use information during the US presidential elections of the year 2016. Mark Zuckerberg Read More …

Windows Defender UnRAR Code Vulnerability : Update and Fix Quickly

Microsoft forces their own anti-malware program called Windows Defender in all installations of Windows. While this is done to ensure that everyone stays protected and safe from malware attacks, it has been causing problems lately. Some researchers at Google have discovered a bug in the Windows Defender that could lead to serious problems. If you Read More …

Padlock : Cross-Platform Open-Source Minimalist Password Manager

Padlock is a cross-platform password manager that comes with a minimalist user interface and very short learning curve. Unlike some other password management software, Padlock is very easy to use and supports almost all the platforms like Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. Moreover, there is also an extension for the Chrome web browser available. Read More …

Is Your Android Smartphone Infected with RottenSys Adware?

CheckPoint Security researchers have discovered that many of the Android smartphones manufactured in China are loaded with an adware that has been named RottenSys. This adware displays full-screen advertisement on Android smartphones and masquerades as a legitimate app. It uses some of the techniques used by trojans and cannot be completely shutdown even forcibly. The Read More …