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The IRC Worm: Protection And Preventive Measures

An IRC worm (Internet Relay Chat Worm) is a malicious program designed to exploit IRC channels to infect chat rooms and message forums by sending infected messages.  Since the IRC channel consists of numerous channels it provides a ready platform for the cyber-security…
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What is Data Sending Trojan? Prevention and Protection

A Data Sending Trojan is used by hackers to send information back to its owner. Here are a few tips to stay safe from such threats. Retrieving confidential information like personal details, email addresses, bank details, credit card numbers is its underlying aim.  In…
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Common Types of Internet Scams & Protection Tips

Internet Scams & Protection Tips: Internet scams and online frauds are growing at an unbeatable rate. Here are a few tips to keep you safe. As per the facts and figures released by IC3 (Internet Crime Complaint Center) close to 351,000 complaints of the Internet…
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What is OS command injection and how to prevent it?

OS command injection is one of the most commonly found internet threats. The internet spectrum is filled with a lot of vulnerabilities and loose ends which gives easy entry to these malicious programs. What is OS Command Injection? Also known as shell…