How to remove Corona-Virus-Map.com trojan from the operating system?

How to remove Corona-Virus-Map.com trojan from the operating system?

Tips & Tricks
Corona-Virus-Map.com virus removal guide What is Corona-Virus-Map.com? Contrary to its name, Corona-Virus-Map.com is not an address of a website, it is the name of a malicious program. It is classified as a trojan, or more specifically a "backdoor" trojan. This type of malware is designed to cause chain infections, in other words - to stealthily download/install additional malicious programs. Corona-Virus-Map.com is presented as a piece of software allowing users to view the progress/spread of the Corona virus epidemic in real time. Instead, this trojan proliferates the AZORult malware. Corona-Virus-Map.com spreads the AZORult trojan, which is an information stealing malicious program. This malware can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. It can hijack browsers, thereby stealing both stored and entered information (e.g. browsing and search engine histories, browser cookies, log-ins and…
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Helping policy and technology work together

Helping policy and technology work together

Software, The Web, Tips & Tricks
Engineering grad student Keertan Kini is working to strengthen the intersection of policy and technology.   “When you’re part of a community, you want to leave it better than you found it,” says Keertan Kini, an MEng student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, or Course 6. That philosophy has guided Kini throughout his years at MIT, as he works to improve policy both inside and out of MIT. As a member of the Undergraduate Student Advisory Group, former chair of the Course 6 Underground Guide Committee, member of the Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI), and of the Advanced Network Architecture group, Kini’s research focus has been in finding ways that technology and policy can work together. As Kini puts it, “there can be unintended consequences when you don’t have…
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How Intel Makes a Chip

How Intel Makes a Chip

Business, Tips & Tricks
The development of a microprocessor is one of the riskiest, costliest, and most technically complex feats in business. Inside Intel's Chip Factory Before entering the cleanroom in D1D, as Intel calls its 17 million-cubic-foot microprocessor factory in Hillsboro, Oregon, it’s a good idea to carefully wash your hands and face. You should probably also empty your bladder. There are no bathrooms in the cleanroom. Makeup, perfume, and cosmetics are forbidden. Writing instruments are allowed, as long as they’re special sterile pens; paper, which sheds microscopic particles, is absolutely banned. If you want to write on something, you’ll have to use what is known in the industry as “high-performance documentation material,” a paperlike product that doesn’t release fibers. After you put on a hairnet, your next stop is the gowning station,…
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Expense spared – the cost of replacing legacy things

Expense spared – the cost of replacing legacy things

Business, Hardware, hiring, Tips & Tricks
A previous Quocirca blog post (The Internet of Everything – the need to manage external things) looked at how Internet of Things (IoT) deployments will mostly need to include access to at least some external devices. One of the problems this throws up, especially for network security teams, is the need to verify the safety of devices joining networks, over which they have little or no on-device control. This problem is not exclusive to external devices, internal ones are a challenge too; IoT-integrated legacy devices will not have been provisioned with network security in mind and the processing power of low cost new devices will often be too limited to do much beyond the task they are built for. Furthermore – new or old – low powered devices will often…
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Top 10 Everyday Life Hacks That Take 10 Seconds or Less

Tips & Tricks
Sometimes, you can do something the fast way, or you can do it the right way. Other times, those two things are one and the same. Here are 10 everyday tasks that you can do in 10 seconds or less. 10. Tie an Emergency Tie Knot Ever get to the point where you’re already 5 minutes late, but haven’t even tied your tie yet? With this method, you can tie your tie in five seconds flat, meaning you can get out the door faster. It’ll take a bit of practice to learn—and you may have to adapt it to fit your preferred type of knot—but once you get it down, you’ll feel like a well-dressed version of The Flash. 9. Cure Your Hiccups You’ve probably heard a million hiccup cures…
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How to Stop Microsoft from Collecting Your Data – Disable Keylogger

Software, Tips & Tricks
Microsoft openly puts a keylogger in its Windows 10 operating system to give users a personalized experience. Windows 10’s FAQs mention, “When you interact with your Windows device by speaking, writing (handwriting), or typing, Microsoft collects speech, inking, and typing information—including information about your Calendar and People (also known as contacts).” As long debated by our readers, this is not something that other tech companies haven’t engaged in previously. This post, however, is not about the debate around this topic or about how wrong or right (seriously, folks?) Microsoft is with its data collection attempts through Windows 10. In this guide, we help you turn off Windows 10 keylogger. Here is how: Disable Windows 10 keylogger: 1. Go to Start Menu > click on the Settings menu. 2. Click on Privacy.  3. Now under the General section,…
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Cheat sheet! Microsoft releases printable Windows 10 key shortcut list

Software, Tips & Tricks
Jared Newman | @onejarednewman PCWorld How well do you know your Windows key shortcuts in Windows 10? If you need a cheat sheet, Microsoft has just published one that you can download and print.While Microsoft already offers online documentation on keyboard shortcuts, the format of the page can be difficult to sift through. Fortunately, Microsoft now offers an offline version in Word .DOCX format. (Hat tip to ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley for spotting it.)There are 42 shortcuts in total, mostly dealing with window management, the Start menu, the Task view, and Cortana. Keep in mind the list only includes Windows key shortcuts, not shortcuts involving Ctrl or Alt. But Microsoft didn’t do a great job formatting its new document. The gigantic header takes up half of the first page, splitting the…
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Make your Computer Welcome You

Make your Computer Welcome You

Software, Tips & Tricks
Do you watch movies? Have you always loved the way how Computers in movies welcome their users by calling out their names? I bet that you too would want to know how you can achieve similar results on your PC and have a computer said welcome. Then you are at the right place, this article describes exactly how you can make your computer welcome you like this. With this trick, you can make your Computer welcome you in its computerized voice. You can make your Windows based computer say "Welcome to your PC, Username." Make Windows Greet you with a Custom Voice Message at Startup To use this trick, follow the instructions given below:- Click on Start. Navigate to All Programs, Accessories and Notepad. Copy and paste the exact code…
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Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Windows 10: The best hidden features, tips, and tricks

Tips & Tricks
Now that Windows 10 is out and millions of people are already running it, let’s take a look at some of the best hidden features, tips, and tricks in the operating system. If you’re still on the fence, take note: You really do want Windows 10, despite a lot of the gripes we’ve shared over the past several months. It’s worth getting on the list for (or downloading the Windows 10 ISO directly). It combines the best of Windows 8 — super-fast startup, improved security — with much of what made Windows 7 familiar and easy to use, and without trying to force you to buy a touch screen or learn a whole set of hidden UI gestures. And if you’re a computer nut like me, tweaking the OS is…
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Make a YouTube video into an animated Gif

Graphics, Software, Tips & Tricks
YouTube is a great site for watching videos and using the site gifyoutube you can make any section of any video into an animated Gif. To create an animated Gif using this site follow the steps below. Note: To make this page easier the YouTube and Gif YouTube links open in a new tabs. 1. Open YouTube and find the video you want to make a clip. Copy the URL of the video you want to use. In this example, we are using the below URL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKVWBUwoV4o 2. Open GifYouTube and paste the URL into the text box and click the Create GIF button. 3. In the Configure Your GIF window select the Start Time, Gif length, and Title of your animated Gif and then click Create GIF. 4. Once…
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