5 Tips to Avoid Computer Viruses

The term, “computer virus,” is commonly used to describe anything from spyware, malware, worms, trojans, to actual viruses themselves. While there is some overlap between these types of malicious software, one factor that is uniform across each category is that they are always hostile to your computer system and exist for the sole purpose of …

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Hacking Using The USB Cable

Recently two researchers have successfully been able to use the USB port in order to attempt a hack. Angelos Stavrou and Zhaohui Wang have created a tool that can change the functionality of the USB driver so that it can be used to hack a smartphone when someone connects it to the PC USB port for charging or browsing.

George Mason researchers demonstrate how to take control of a laptop via a USB-connected smartphone at the Black Hat DC conference.

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Password Protect Executables For Free: DiscoLock 1.0

A quite small utility that lets you to password protect our applications securely, it requires a password when the main executable is double clicked to run. DiscoLock can help you in the way to prevent unknown users from using your applications usually which access the internet. DiscoLock provides security at just one click to these software: Firefox, Chrome, IE(Internet Explorer), Skype, IDM-Internet Download Manager, Windows Live Messenger, Windows Media Player, Yahoo Messenger and all other applications. This way, no one can use the application’s "main EXE".


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At Home Virus Removal

Computer viruses are software programs whose design is to spread from a single computer to other computers. These programs interfere with the operation of the computer. They can corrupt data on the computer, delete data on the computer, erase all of the data on the hard drive, or spread to other computers through email. Spreading through email or instant messages is precisely how they arrive on your computer. Once opened, either the email or the attachments, they will spread to your computer. They are often disguised as audio files, video files, greeting cards, or funny image attachments. Downloading illicit software from the internet can also contain harmful software programs.

Fake virus alert

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Backup Error 0x81000038 In Windows 7 [KB981907]

One of my clients was getting error 0x81000038 whenever she started the backup tool in Windows 7. She said that whatever she selected, whether internal drives or external drives, she was getting the same error. She restarted the system but to no avail.

I searched the internet for any possible solutions and got the KB981907 from Microsoft Knowledgebase. This problem occurs when the AppData key in the registry is missing or corrupt for the currently logged in user. This error is user specific so if there are 10 user accounts in one system and all of them are getting the same error 0x81000038, all of them need to fix their AppData key in the registry.

In fact there are two solutions to this problem, one is a temporary fix and the other one is the permanent one.

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