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New update in Windows 11, warning if the password is unsafe

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New update in Windows 11, warning if the password is unsafe Microsoft has introduced 'Enhanced Phishing Protection' feature in version 22H2 (22H2) of Windows 11. This new update will show a threat notification when typing a password on an insecure app or site, for which Microsoft Defender will be used. This feature introduced by Microsoft is based on SmartScreen technology.

How to remove forgotten password from PPT?

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How to remove forgotten passwords from PPT? Step-by-step instructions to Remove Password from PowerPoint (100 percent Working) Have you at any point applied a secret key to your PowerPoint show however later you needed to eliminate it? Or on the other hand, have you at any point got a secret word limited show yet you needed to alter it? Anything that the circumstance is, attempting to open or alter any record that is secret key safeguarded can be very disappointing assuming you neglected or lost the secret word. Fret not, however, this article will impart to you different successful ways of eliminating secret keys from PowerPoint.

How to open a password protected Word 2007 document if password is lost?

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How to open a password-protected Word 2007 document if the password is lost? Unprotect Word Document without Password "How do I unprotect a word document without a password?" Do you forget the password after encrypting your Word files to protect them from being opened or edited? Actually, there are two different situations when a Word document is protected with a password. To secure your important files or data, setting a password on Word files is a reliable guarantee. While the increasing passwords pile up here and there, IT makes your brain mess up, and therefore you have the passwords forgotten. Therefore, unprotecting Word files without passwords is a required skill for future work. Part 1. For Word Only Read Password Actually, we can achieve how to unprotect a word document by targeting the "Only Read" mode first. The Read Only mode is designed for document protection. In this mode, you can only preview the content but without any right to modify or edit it. Le

What is social engineering hacking and how is data stolen from it?

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What is social engineering hacking and how is data stolen from it?  We have gadgets, but when we don't know how to use them safely, we run into complex technical problems like hacking and phishing. But since the recent hacking scandals have surfaced, users have become aware of the need to use strong passwords. Previously, when using weak passwords, hackers used various techniques to easily obtain such passwords through brute force attacks. So nowadays users use very complex and randomly generated cryptographic strengths to strengthen their passwords. It is not easy to break the password by attacking brute force on such passwords. But if you read the news related to cybersecurity, the incidents of hacking the credentials of various accounts and hacking the systems of the organization are more common nowadays. The only reason for this is that nowadays hackers are becoming smarter and smarter. They are adopting the techniques of phishing and social engineering. Hackers do not have to

20 Wrong Passwords Found on the Dark Web, Didn't You Have Somewhere?

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20 Wrong Passwords Found on the Dark Web, Didn't You Have Somewhere? With the widespread development and expansion of information technology, people have opened many kinds of online accounts. But people are still using old-fashioned passwords. Many people use their name, location, mobile number, and other passwords. They also ignore the tips given by experts. According to Verizon's 2017 data breach research, 81 percent of hacking incidents are caused by bad or weak passwords. Recently, a dark web monitoring company called ID Agent has studied 3 million passwords stored on the Dark Web by 2020. From this, he has given information about the common (shared) password used by many. 20 simple passwords found on the Dark Web Among the top 250 passwords found on the Dark Web, common passwords include serial numbers, names, games, and related words, celebrities, or characters. Here are the top 20 most used passwords: 123456 password 12345678 12341234 1asdasdasdasd Qwerty123 Password1 12

Here's how to protect your pen drive without a password

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Here's how to protect your pen drive without a password  Pen drives are very useful and necessary for storing all types of digital data. We usually keep all kinds of information in it, whether it is our personal or official content. We are saving it by putting it in a pen drive. But when we use such a Pendrive on a computer or laptop or hard disk, its security is compromised. Of course, you can lock your pen drive to prevent your personal or official data from being seen by others. This will keep the data on your pen drive safe and no one else will be able to open the data on your pen drive without your permission. No software or application is required to set the password on the pen drive. Today we are going to tell you how to put passwords on a USB drive or pen drive. It is very easy to put the password in the pen drive. For that, first of all, you have to put your pen drive on your computer. Then go to your drive on the computer and right-click and select Turn on BitLocker. Now

Thousands of users' passwords stolen through phishing in Google search

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Thousands of users' passwords stolen through phishing in Google search Hackers involved in a phishing campaign targeting the construction and energy sectors have made public all the stolen credentials. The hackers have made all those credentials visible from a simple Google search. Checkpoint Research released a blog post on Thursday. In which the campaign is explained. In which all the stolen credentials and information was dumped in a compromised WordPress domain. The phishing attack was carried out using various fake email templates. In the subject line, the names and titles of the employees of the target company as well as Xerox and Xerox scan notifications were mimicked. The phishing messages were generated from a Linux server and hosted on Microsoft Azure and sent from PHP Mailer and One and One Email servers. Even then, spam was sent from email accounts used by hackers to pretend to be legitimate sources. The attackers of the phishing scam also put some JavaScript code in an

Forgot your mobile password or pattern? Do this

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Forgot your mobile password or pattern? Do this Nowadays, most of us keep passwords or patterns on our mobiles. From which no one else can see private chats and photos. But sometimes it happens that we forget our passwords and patterns. Then we have no choice but to go to the service center. In this way, both our time and money are being spent. But today we are telling you a way by which you can easily unlock your phone even if you have forgotten your password or pattern. Here's how to do a factory reset on an Android phone First, switch off the phone you want to unlock. Wait at least a minute after closing. Now press the volume down button, power on button simultaneously. (Which button to press may vary from company to company) Then the phone recovery mode will open. Click on the factory reset button. Click on Wipe Cache to clear the data. Wait another minute and turn on your Android mobile. At the same time, your phone will be unlocked. How to unlock mobile from website You can e

Do this to prevent your Facebook from being hacked.

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Do this to prevent your Facebook from being hacked. Facebook accounts have been hacked and data leaks have been heard by various users. Nowadays, there are very few people who do not use Facebook, the largest social network. It is not easy to stay away from Facebook for fear of data leaks. If you take some precautions, you can avoid the risk of your Facebook data being leaked or hacked. Today we are giving you tips on how to keep your Facebook account secure. Protect your password Most users keep their passwords intuitive for fear of forgetting them. From time to time, cybersecurity experts have been warning about passwords that can be easily guessed. So always keep a long password. Strengthen your password by adding lowercase letters, uppercase letters, special characters, numbers, and more. Also, keep different passwords for different accounts. So that Facebook is safe when any other account is hacked. Check the login device You can easily find out which devices your Facebook is logg

Here's how to set a strong password for each account

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Here's how to set a strong password for each account If you want to keep your social network account secure, you need to have a strong password. But no matter how strong the password, it is not impossible to crack it all. Passwords can be cracked by various methods such as Rainbow Table Attack, Brute Force Attack, Social Engineering, Phishing, Malware, and Plain Old Guessing. However, the more complex your password, the more difficult it is for a cybercriminal to crack it. But the old way of selecting passwords is still relevant. 1. Match upper and lower case letters (English lowercase and uppercase letters). 2. Do not use less than eight characters in the password. 3. Include at least one number and one special character. The more character numbers, the better. 4. Easy to remember, but awkward to guess. For example, do not enter passwords from website names, common keyboard patterns, etc. 5. A strong password is essential. The more awkward the password in cybercrime, the longer it

new feature of Chrome that can be reset instantly when a password is hacked

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This is a new feature of Chrome that can be reset instantly when a password is hacked Do you have a Google Chrome web browser on your smartphone? If so, Chrome will now notify you if your password has been hacked. Chrome's feature was previously only available on computers. According to Google, the feature will now be available on Apple's iPhone and smartphones running the Android operating system. This feature accesses the user's username and password on Google's servers and checks for compromises by comparing them to a list of broken data. But Google itself cannot see your password and username. It checks to see if the data has been compromised. As soon as Chrome 86 goes public, you need to store your password in Chrome to use Google's password check feature. The idea is already available in web browsers such as Third-Party Password Manager One Password and Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Edge. But Chrome dominates the browser market. Browsers such as

Here are 10 things not to do when entering a password

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Here are 10 things not to do when entering a password Many apps and devices require passwords for security. Remembering passwords is not an easy task. It is not possible to keep so many passwords in a copy. We use words that make it easier for us to remember passwords. However, technology experts say that such a simple password is not good or secure for apps and devices. So how to keep your password secure? According to the tech-savvy Indian newspaper Tech-Hindustan Times, the following should be kept in mind when entering a password: 1. Never use the same password on multiple apps or devices. Because if someone hacked one of your apps or devices, they would try to use the same password on others. And, with the same password, everyone has access to it. 2. You should not enter your first name password. The names of parents, siblings, or relatives should not be used. These passwords are easy for others to find. 3. Never use your credit or debit card PIN number or your phone number. 4. Do

Have a habit of forgetting passwords?

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Have a habit of forgetting passwords? Do this. Remembering passwords is probably the biggest challenge and hassle for everyone these days. There are many passwords from social networks like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, Instagram to a digital wallet, and mobile banking. If one account is hacked, you need to have a different password to keep the other account safe. For security reasons, passwords need to be changed from time to time. This makes it difficult for anyone to remember all those passwords. In this case, you must have the experience of having to enter a new password from the forgotten password option when forgetting the password. There are some platforms (especially in Nepal) where you can create a new password from the forgotten password option like an iron Chura. You can find many such password manager apps that eliminate this kind of hassle. But today we are telling you about an app that you can use for free. When you search for a password manager in Google Play Store, you will