Ransomware has been one of the most destructive kinds of malware for years now. To put it simply, it encrypts your files and asks for a ransom.
If you don’t pay the ransom, you don’t get your files back. And even if you do pay, there is no guarantee that you’ll get your files back. After all, you’re dealing with cyber criminals. Continue reading
We have a Broadband connection since 2005, same year when BSNL introduced BroadBand internet in my city. I used to categorize broadband as per bandwidth and speed offered till this incident happened. Continue reading
Are you still making purchases from local shop? In this post, I would like to give you some insights on why you should consider online shopping instead. I have been an early adopter and now a regular online shopper who buys from printer cartridges to shoe polish online. Continue reading
Though I was a member of this popular slide hosting site called SlideShare since years but never contributed anything. While going through their weekly email newsletter featuring the best presentation slides, I too thought of posting one. Not just posting but getting it featured too. Continue reading
Near Field Communication technology or NFC in short, is one of the coolest additions in smartphones these days, especially Android. One tap and your phone can transfer contacts, files, website URLs, notes, even money and so much more with another NFC enabled device! Continue reading
Micromax Canvas 4, a mid-range smartphone is seeing hype and excitement comparable to the likes of multinational brands — perhaps for the first time for an Indian manufacturer. Promising specifications better than many high-end devices, it has led people into thinking that this company is offering much more value at much lesser price.
Which is wrong.
For a nation that has always been highly price-conscious, it’s very easy to mislead people by advertising the number of cores a phone or a tablet has.
Same goes for Lava, Karbonn, Intex, Spice and all other Indian manufacturers, which are having a dream run this year. Continue reading
Dubious applications for Windows that offer you free smileys and dictionary (cough Babylon cough) and automatically install annoying browser toolbars & add-ons are no new thing. But of late, scores of trusted applications have also joined the league by packing in similar spamware in their setup.
Applications such as µTorrent, KCleaner, AVG, Veoh Player, GOM Media Player are a few examples of widely used applications that try to slip in browser toolbars, add-ons and even try changing the browser settings. They not only slow down the browsers, but sometimes can be malicious too. Continue reading