Security

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How To Close TCP/UDP Ports In Windows 8 For Better Security

Computer network communication works using software ports. Ports are application specific end points 65,535 ports of which 1024 are pre-defined also known as well-known ports. You can learn more about computer ports through this Wiki article. Viruses and hackers use open ports in the Operating System to have illegal access to the system. The simplest…

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Why Using Keygens In Windows 8 Is Not A Good Idea

The latest reports from Microsoft suggest that Keygens are the number one threat for Windows 8 and Windows 7 users. The research came in after analyzing the user submitted reports to Microsoft. The reports submitted by users are usually from Microsoft’s own security products like Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials. What are keygens? Keygen…

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Fake Microsoft Office 2013 Activators And Product Key Generators

Microsoft Office 2013 RTM version was released a few days ago and is available for download.  Although it is very similar to Office 2010, it is better in performance, speed and many other features. As soon as Office 2013 got released, the hackers and crackers have been busy in preparing some kind of activators or…

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Download Java 7 Update 11 Offline Installers

Oracle has released a new version of Java 7 Update 11. The direct download links to the offline installers are included at the end of this article. Java Runtime Environment (JRE) allows users to run programs and applications programmed in Java language. Java became popular because of its portability. Programs developed in Java could be…

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Restrict No. Of Login Attempts In Windows 7

We usually restrict the number of login attempts to our websites so that hackers can’t guess our passwords and hack into the systems. If we don’t limit the login attempts, hackers can use brute force methods to guess the passwords and ultimately break into the systems. Windows can also limit the no. of login attempts…