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    How to Generate Google App Specific Password for 2-Step Verification

    April 20, 2013
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    Few days back I have enabled Google 2 Step verification to improve the security of my Google account. Since, I use one Email address for most of my Google services (Gmail, Google plus, AdWords..), to ensure my site never get compromised, 2 step verification is very important step for the security of your account. Now, once you enable 2-step account verification, you might find it little troublesome initially to set up your accounts on different ...

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    WordPress Sites Under Brute Force Attack

    April 15, 2013
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    WordPress is one of the most widely used blogging platform, and right now it’s under brute force attack via a large botnet. In a recent post Matt Mullenweg posted about the recent attack on WordPress sites. This is a botnet attack, and is performing brute force attack using default WordPress login (admin). Let me first explain what botnet is, and how it works. What is Botnet attack: Here are few terms you should know: Bot ...

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    How to Encrypt Folder with Password Using Lock-A-Folder?

    July 9, 2012
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    Do you want to protect a folder that contains all your confidential files? And are you searching for a freeware to encrypt folder with password? Here we have discussed about the must have freeware that can handle this task. Lock-A-Folder is a tiny freeware that is capable to hide folders with the easiest interface. It asks for the master password at the first launch and allows you to select the folders to hide, folders get ...

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    Quick Tip to Create a Strong Password

    March 16, 2011
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    When we talk about hacking, one of the oldest method of hacking is brute forcing. Where a hacker, tries different combination to login to your ID. One easy way to solve this issue is by creating a strong password so that, it will take endless time for any brute forcing software to crack your password. Why We Need To Keep Our Passwords Secure? Passwords are getting more and more a part of our daily life. ...

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    How to Use Facebook Safely : Fb Security Tips

    March 1, 2011
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    We have talked a lot about Facebook safety in the past and one of the easiest way to keep yourself secure online is by knowing how do hackers hack. I’m extending ShoutMeLoud Facebook security tips by adding some useful tips to use Facebook safely. Before we move ahead, I recommend you to read Harsh guide on How to secure Facebook account, which will give you some extra safety tips. Online predators, possible employers, bullies. These are ...

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    How do Hackers Hack your Passwords?

    November 28, 2010
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    Many of you might have been victims of your email accounts being hacked, or your Facebook password not working. This maybe because your password might have been hacked by the Hackers. One way to keep your self secure is by knowing how do hackers hack password and what all methods and software’s they generally use. By knowing how hackers can get into your account, you will be in better situation to understand what are the possible ...

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    The Sad Story of My Hacked WordPress Blog And Lessons Learnt

    March 25, 2010
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    WordPress is undoubtedly the most preferred blogging platform in the world. WordPress is like Microsoft windows to the blogging world. Till date, this open source software powers almost 19% of websites in the world. Whenever a software gets that famous, the bad guys begin to target it. WordPress, is no exception to this trend. Do you really know what WordPress is? I write a blog called Interview Mantra that runs on self-hosted wordpress. My website ...

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