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A week ago Google announced the release of a safe browsing diagnostic tool.
The Fetch as Google tool lets you see a page as Google sees it. This is particularly useful if you're troubleshooting a page's poor performance in search results. For example, if you use rich media files to display content, the page returned by the tool may not contain this content if Google can't crawl it effectively.
If your site has been infected, it is generally because some vulnerability has allowed a hacker to take control of your site.
If Google detects that your site has been compromised, we'll tell you about it in Webmaster Tools (to ensure that you're notified quickly, you can have your Message Center messages forwarded to your email account).
CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you. (Note: This feature automatically accepts associated EULAs and third party applications on your behalf.) You have selected the following software to Smart Install: CNET TechTracker will attempt to install this software without interrupting you again.
All in one easy solution. And all for free! Introducing Windows CleanUp! , the quickest and easiest way to delete temporary files from your system.
RKill is a program that was developed at BleepingComputer.com that attempts to terminate known malware processes so that your normal security software can then run and clean your computer of infections.
CNET TechTracker will now automatically install software without requiring further action by you.
Using honeynets to learn more about Bots Primary Authors: Paul Bächer firstname.lastname@example.org Thorsten Holz email@example.com Markus Kötter firstname.lastname@example.org Georg Wicherski email@example.com Honeypots are a well known technique for discovering the tools, tactics, and motives of attackers. In this paper we look at a special kind of threat: the individuals and organizations who run botnets. A botnet is a network of compromised machines that can be remotely controlled by an attacker.
Scareware, also known as "rogue security software," is software that uses false error messages to lure you into purchasing a software program. These alerts or warnings may appear on websites or within applications installed on your computer.
Updated March 2013 Online backup services work much like traditional backup software. With an online backup service, however, your important data is transmitted over the Internet and securely stored on a server in a professional data center.
May 16 2010 If you value your rapidly disappearing privacy while surfing the Internet you need to know about these tools. Whether you want to protect yourself from snoopers, want to spy on those out to get you, or want to be able to track trends that you know will lead to something big, then these tools will help you get the job done. The best part about them is they are FREE! “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” -Google CEO Eric Schmidt
The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry. It also has a community-updated configuration file that retrieves product keys for many other applications. Another feature is the ability to retrieve product keys from unbootable Windows installations. If you need something more powerful, please compare Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder with wonderful tool called " Recover Keys ". This advanced product key finder is not free, however it doesn't cost much for what it does. Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder features:
Computer Security Jane F. Kinkus Mathematical Sciences Librarian Purdue University firstname.lastname@example.org The term computer security is used frequently, but the content of a computer is vulnerable to few risks unless the computer is connected to other computers on a network.
The Seattle hacker drove a black Mercedes.
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