DNS hijacking (sometimes referred to as DNS redirection) is a type of malicious attack that overrides a computer’s TCP/IP settings to point it at a rogue DNS server, thereby invalidating the default DNS settings. In other words, when an attacker takes control of a computer to alter its DNS settings so that it now points … Continue reading DNS Hijacking Explained
In the world of Internet and the area of computer networks, you will often come across the term Domain Name System or Domain Name Service which is simply referred to as DNS. The working of DNS forms one of the basic concepts of computer networks whose understanding is very much essential especially if you are … Continue reading Introduction to Domain Name System (DNS)
You might remember an experience where you tried to right-click on a web page but got a pop-up message saying that the “right-click functionality has been disabled”. Sometimes you may be trying to copy an image or view the source of a web page but when the right-click is disabled, these things would seem impossible. … Continue reading Enable Right Clicking on Websites that Block It
Every time you connect to the Internet, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) assigns an IP address to your computer that makes it possible for websites and applications to keep track of your online activities and also pin point your physical location. Therefore, in order to protect your Internet privacy, it is often necessary to change … Continue reading Tutorial for Changing IP Address
If you are working in the field of computer networks or an enthusiast in the field of network security, you are sure to have come across the term “Denial of Service attack” which is simply referred to as “DoS attack”. Today, this is one of the most common types of network attacks carried out on … Continue reading Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Explained.
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are usually of two types: Public and Private. If you have ever wondered to know what is the difference between a public and a private IP address, then you are at the right place. In this post I will try to explain the difference between a public and a private IP … Continue reading Difference between Private and Public IP Addresses
As the news of several accountants’ computers being hacked by criminal gangs, the security of your computer on Internet is again under scanner. As the use of Internet is increasing, the chances of your computer getting hacked are also increasing dramatically. There is plenty of file sharing and web surfing that is being done, which … Continue reading Things to do, When Your Computer Gets Hacked.
In the era of Internet, emails and social networking have taken a prominent role in almost everyone’s life, especially when it comes to the exchange of information and personal messages. So, hacking the password of an email or social networking account alone can reveal a lot of personal details about the person. Even though hacking … Continue reading Beware of Password Hacking Scams and Fake Tutorials