Live Security Platinum Removal

My computer was infected by a virus called, Live Security Platinum. After boot into Windows, suddenly a window that looks like an “antivirus” appeared at the center of the screen. I’m not sure how and when did this “antivirus” get into my computer, but it is clearly not an antivirus. Here is the screenshot of […]

Troj/PHPShll-B malware in WordPress wp-config.php file!

Suspicious codes found in WordPress wp-config.php file A Sophos Senior Threat Researcher, Paul O Baccas found a malware codename, Troj/PHPShll-B in a WordPress wp-config.php file that was installed in one of their IT department friend’s website. This malware was first detected by SophosLabs automated systems as Mal/Badsrc-C from the downloaded index.html file. Further analysis, Paul […]

What is the best antivirus software for Windows 7?

Kaspersky Ambassador, Datuk Lee Chong Wei – credit, Wirespot In your opinion, what is the best antivirus software for Windows 7? What antivirus software do you use to protect your computer? I am using Kaspersky Internet Security 2011. I have been using Kaspersky since 2005. From Windows XP and now using Windows 7, I still […]

Hakin9 – Free IT Security Magazine

Hakin9 March 2011 issue Today I would like to share with you a free, online IT security magazine called, Hakin9. It contains a lot of useful IT security information which covers about practical guidelines regarding the latest hacking methods, as well as the ways of securing systems, network and applications. Hakin9 is released every month […]

How to Secure Your Wireless Broadband Internet?

This guest post is by Techwriter of A wireless internet is one of the most advanced forms of internet technology in today’s world and we all know that with improved technology comes improved responsibility and increased need for security. There is no doubt a wireless internet is very powerful and reliable but you should […]

DontPhishMe – A Mozilla Firefox Addon by MyCERT

DontPhishMe is a Mozilla Firefox addon developed by MyCERT, CyberSecurity Malaysia to provide a security mechanism in preventing online banking phishing threat specifically for local Malaysian banks. DontPhishMe popups an alert when I clicked the link in a Spam email. When you visit a website that appears to be a fake online banking web page, […]

When CloudFlare Blocks Access to Your Blog

CloudFlare’s Access Restricted page. I am using CloudFlare system (thanks to LiewCF) to protect my blog from threats and limit abusive bots and crawlers from wasting my bandwidth and server resources. But the problem is, this intelligent system is currently blocking me from accessing my own blog! It is believed my computer or another computer […]

Use HTTPS When Login To Social Websites

Everyday, I will login into my Facebook account to check the updates from my friends and also to reply their comments. But at the Facebook login page, I always change the protocol from HTTP to HTTPS (also known as Hyper Text Transfer Protocol with Secure Socket Layer) before I login. This is to ensure when […]

Conficker Eye Chart – Has your PC been infected?

It looks like my PC is clean from Conficker worm. How to find out if your PC has been infected by Conficker worm? By browsing to Conficker Eye Chart webpage, you will get the answer. Conficker worm blocks access to over 100 security websites and the Conficker Eye Chart displays images from several of those […]

USB WriteProtector – Protects Your USB Drives From Viruses

We always use USB thumb drives or USB external drives as our portable storages. The size is small and lightweight make it easier for us to bring it anywhere we go. But, did you know, most of computer virus infections come from USB drives? I will tell you how the infection works in a few […]