You can lock any program, file or application in windows so that it requires a password whenever it is opened. For example you might want to restrict access to Microsoft Outlook so that only you can execute the application.
Stealing information – or just reading it without permission – is a lot easier from any PC. All you have to do is stick a USB thumb drive into a port, copy some files, and put the drive back into your pocket. Protecting your USB is fine but what about USB ports protection?
Password complexity is important because it makes password strong. A strong password takes 1.8 million years to be hacked if hacker use brute force attacks. For brute force attacks, assuming 10,000 password attempts per second, the length and character set of the passwords can make a big difference.
PCs Personal data, emails, online storage accounts are guarded by username and password. username are sometimes filled in when we access a website and in case of a computer user, there is always a user name before you logon to your computer.
Feel confused when making password? Here is tip on how to create strong and easy-to-remember password. Create easy-to-remember and strong password
Is Windows Live Safety scanner effective in removing Trojan horses? Find out when and how you can use Windows Live scanner in this guide on Windows Live Scans. Windows Live Safety scanner is a free Internet security software and service offered by Microsoft.
Not just a severe lynching anymore… To understand what a brute force attack is, we must first understand the technology that is designed to attack. This technology that I speak of is data encryption.
With the new school year starting up it’s time for a refresher on keeping your kids safe online. Below you’ll find three simple Internet safety tips to make sure that little Johnny or little Janie can browse for school-related info without you worrying about inappropriate content, malicious software being installed accidentally, and cyber-pervs.
We can’t wait for the new year to get fully into swing, if only because of the new and exciting products to be released in 2011. Here are the 10 we’re looking forward to the most. Predicting the future is always tricky, but we can already foresee plenty of exciting products to look forward to in 2011.