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How to Restore Deleted Files from Ransomware

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

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How Indian Android Device Manufacturers are Fooling and Misleading You

Indian Android Manufacturers

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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

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How Single Click Can Save Your Browser from Unwanted Toolbar & Addon

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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

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