What is Polymorphic and Metamorphic Malware?

What is Polymorphic and Metamorphic Malware?

What happens if viruses change their “signatures” to avoid detection by antiviruses software? This is what polymorphic and metamorphic malware are about.

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Microsoft Experiments with Ads in Windows Mail

Microsoft Experiments with Ads in Windows Mail

Without warning, the Windows Mail app began to display advertisements. Users can only go “ad-free” by getting a copy of Office 365. Here’s the full details.

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How to Draw Arrows in GIMP

How to Draw Arrows in GIMP

Drawing arrows in GIMP is very easy. You just need the right plugins to do the job. We show here where to grab the arrow plugin and start drawing arrows in GIMP.

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What Is a “Piggybacking” Mobile Network?

What Is a “Piggybacking” Mobile Network?

You might be surprised to learn that different mobile network operators are sharing the same infrastructure. This is known as a piggybacking mobile network. Find out more about it here.

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How to Set Alarms and Timers in Windows 10

How to Set Alarms and Timers in Windows 10

Windows has had a solid timer and alarm app for a long time, but it often goes overlooked by users. Here’s how to set alarms and timers in Windows 10.

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Internet Piracy Is on the Rise: Here’s Why

Internet Piracy Is on the Rise: Here’s Why

Digital piracy briefly dropped in 2015, but it is now back on the rise again. Why is this so? Find out why Internet piracy is on the rise again and what you should do about it.

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What Is a “Whale” In Mobile Gaming?

What Is a “Whale” In Mobile Gaming?

When it comes to mobile gaming, there is a unique kind of consumer called the “whale.” These people put an exceedingly large amount of money into the games they play and rack up bills in the thousands of dollars in their quest.

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What Is “The Great Firewall of China”?

What Is “The Great Firewall of China”?

Have you wondered why you can’t access popular services like Facebook or WhatsApp in China? This is because of the great firewall of China. Learn more about it here.

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What Is a “Banking Trojan?”

What Is a “Banking Trojan?”

A banking trojan disguises itself as a genuine app so as to access your banking details. Learn all about banking trojans and how to keep yourself safe.

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What Is “Bloatware,” and Why Is It Installed?

What Is “Bloatware,” and Why Is It Installed?

Most of the new phones and computers you buy come with pre-installed software in them. This bloatware can be annoying at best and storage hogs at worst. But what can you do about it?

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Do Dual Monitors Improve Productivity?

Do Dual Monitors Improve Productivity?

If you’re using dual monitors for work, you may swear that an extra screen helps boost your productivity. Let’s look at a few studies and see if this is true.

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Microsoft Word vs Google Docs: Who Wins?

Microsoft Word vs Google Docs: Who Wins?

These days there are two word processing giants vying for attention – Microsoft Word and Google Docs. Which one comes out on top? Let’s check it out.

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Best PC Gaming Headsets of 2018

Best PC Gaming Headsets of 2018

There are a lot of different headsets for every kind of budget. Here are some of the best PC gaming headsets for different budget requirements.

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How Secure Is Bluetooth?

How Secure Is Bluetooth?

You may have seen some attacks occur via Bluetooth, so is Bluetooth really safe, or is it so full of holes you might as well keep it turned off?

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