Microsoft bundles Windows Defender as the default antivirus in Windows 10 to provide basic security against common threats like virus, spyware, trojan and other malware. Since, Windows Defender is deeply integrated with the operating system, the virus definition updates are delivered via Windows Update. So, if you have made changes to Windows Update settings it is possible Windows Defender is not getting automatic updates regularly. You will learn how to manually update Windows Defender if your PC is online and you have disabled Windows Update. If your PC is offline, you will learn how to get Windows Defender offline update...Read More
Microsoft has released 13 security patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Out of the 13 security patches, 5 are rated as critical and should be installed by every Windows users. These critical patches are essential fixes for vulnerabilities discovered in Windows. Which Critical Updates to Prioritize? First, you should prioritize to install MS16-023, which is a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. MS16-023 is available for all supported Windows editions. Even if you do not use Internet Explorer, you are highly recommended to install this patch as some apps installed on...Read More
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Do you remember the last time you ever changed your passwords? When was the last time you did an audit of your password security strength? Are you confident that your passwords are not insecure? Well, take a good look at your passwords and its strength as February 1 is Change Your Password Day. My Technology Guide with our friends Sticky Password will help you make the most of this day. Together, we will help you upgrade the way you used to manage your passwords. Most importantly, we will help you change your password to make them stronger, secure. Passwords are no doubt an essential part of our online digital life. Still,...Read More
Apple has released iOS 9.2.1 three days back. iOS 9.2.1 is a minor update for iOS 9.2 as clear from its version number. It does not included any major feature changes or enhancements. The official release notes only reference bug fixes, security improvements, and an MDM server issue fix. Normally, most iOS users skip small minor updates but we will highly recommend not to skip iOS 9.2.1. We highly recommend all iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) owners running iOS 9 to update to iOS 9.2.1 asap. Why You Should Not Ignore iOS 9.2.1 Update? The latest iOS...Read More
Adobe has released a new update for Flash Player bumping its version number to 126.96.36.1996. If you have Adobe Flash Player installed and it is not set to automatically install updates, you should update to Flash Player 188.8.131.526 as soon as possible. Adobe has not released any change log for the latest Adobe Flash Player update yet. We will update the post once any information is available. According to a report published by Bromium on its blog, the number of Flash Player vulnerabilities and exploits spiked in 2015. “Currently, Flash exploits and malvertising go hand-in-hand, so this trend represents...Read More
Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security are one of the most popular security suite used by Windows users. Kaspersky Lab has added another member to its line of products available for its users. The new product is a free version of Kaspersky Antivirus aptly called Kaspersky Free. Yes, you read it correct, a free antivirus software from Kaspersky. So what features are available in the free edition of the security suite by Kaspersky? Let’s find out. Kaspersky Free Antivirus provides only basic protection and is compatibility with other security products. This is a plus point as you can install...Read More
Sometimes removing Kaspersky Antivirus or Kaspersky Internet Security or Kaspersky PURE completely is important to fix issues with it or the operating system. You can easily uninstall it using the Programs and Features function (also known as Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP) in the Control Panel. Even after uninstalling this way you may get errors related to left over files or drivers. Completely removing a security suite like the Kaspersky Lab products sometimes requires more than the default uninstaller program shipped with it. For this reason, the vendors of the application releases special uninstaller that removes everything...Read More
Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 184.108.40.2067 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users. The new Adobe Flash update v. 220.127.116.117 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.” Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe...Read More
Microsoft has released three new patches for its flagship Windows 10 operating system. Most Windows 10 installations may already have the updates installed. As Microsoft has changed the way Windows 10 installs updates so most users may not be even aware about them. But that is not why these new updates are in the news. The real issue is Microsoft did not show much information about the updates. May be not a big deal for users who do not check the details before updating. System administrators and users who like to know what updates are getting into their computer...Read More
Apple released iOS 8.1.1 for all supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. iOS 8.1.1 (build 12B435, build 12B436) includes many bug fixes and general performance enhancements to improve the overall stability of iOS 8. As said earlier, iOS 8.1.1 update is mostly about bug fixes and stability enhancements. It includes performance enhancements for old iOS devices (iPad 2 and iPhone 4s). If your iOS device is running iOS, you can download iOS 8.1.1 either via OTA (Over The Air) or using iTunes. If you are an advance user, you can use the IPSW file (links at the end...Read More
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