Browser Safety Series: Part 2 – Mozilla Firefox

In the last part of browser safety series we learned about Google Chrome. Now, let’s check out some security features built into Mozilla Firefox. Even though Firefox has some great security features that make it one of the preferred browser of choice, we can make it safer using some built in options. Turn on Firefox’s […]

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Browser Safety Series: Part 1 – Google Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the best options available to surf the Internet. It is fast, rich in feature and has a vast array of extensions so that you can customize it to your preference. As such, Chrome has quite a few built in security features that you can use to secure your browsing. You […]

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“Facebook Viruses” – How do we get rid of them?

“Facebook viruses”, as they are commonly known, have become extremely prevalent these days. Symptoms include posts you did not write, sending of messages with spammy links to your friends, creating events, and much more. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it? Most people seem to call this a facebook virus. However, […]

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SPF Records for Google Apps on Shared Hosting and Cpanel

Using my Google Apps mailservers on a shared hosting server was causing SPF authentication issues – I was getting a “Received-SPF: neutral (google.com: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) is neither permitted nor denied”. This was causing our emails to end up in the users’ spam folders. Even after following all kinds of tutorials both from Google and elsewhere on setting up […]

Phishing – It’s exactly what it sounds like

Common people may have fun fishing for fish, but cybercriminals across the internet are busy phishing for your most confidential information. What is phishing, and how can it affect you? Read on to find out how you can stay safe! Phishing is a technique used by cybercriminals to steal your confidential information such as passwords and credit card […]

Privacy on Facebook

Facebook is the world’s largest social network with over 800 million users. With so many users, privacy is of utmost importance. Facebook offers a system called “granular privacy settings”, which provides control over your privacy features to a certain extent. Are you worried about your privacy settings? Read on for some steps that will help […]

Simple Parental Control Measures

There are multiple ways to protect your family from malicious websites, adult content, social networking and video-sharing sites. Keep children safe from harmful websites by following some simple steps.

Proxy Servers

Concerned about the privacy on the web? Want to hide your ip address from hackers? Want to browse the web without being tracked? Well, then you must know about proxies, so, read on.

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Tracking Cookies – What are they?

Most internet users have heard of something called tracking cookies – they definitely sound scary. Tracking cookies are essentially pieces of data placed on your computer that track your internet habits in order to tailor the web for you. How and why? Read on past the break for more.