Dec 28

Dose Browser with Password Remembering Feature Pose You at Risk?

If you are Web user who used to have all of your login password and other account details remembered by the browser, you have to realize that you are exposed to losing your account information to the wrong hand. There is no denying that the feature of memorizing password of the browser offers you countless convenience and save you from the annoying of entering password every time you are required to login some sites.

Data security online is different from USB security issues or other data protection on the computer, it changes more often and vary from one browser to another. The using of the browser, synchronization of your data to other relevant account or devices and some other factors thread influence on the surety risks which the browser may bring with.

When you saving your password with the browser, the major problem is your account information or privacy may be snooped by malicious people. There is various danger may be triggered when you lose your computer or other devices, or your information is breached online by cyber criminals. Once you get your password lost in the evil hands you are very likely to lose your credit card information or other valuable data. The major web browsers are equipped with the feature of remembering your password, and if you are incline to use this feature you need to think twice.

On your computer you may adopt a exclusive folder encryption software to lock up your files and folders with password and passwords are now so important for every user, when it comes to password for online account the situation is with the same importance. If you are surfing on the website of a bank, you need not to remember your password, because once others get your password you are doomed to suffer from great loss which anyone can imagine. To ensure information security to the largest extent, you can set different password to different site and different account.

There is a kind of website which allows the user to view some login details as you save the password on the browser, so that if you lost the password other people may get your information easily. It is not wise enough for you to let the browser remember your password especially those password for important site. To ensure completely secure web-surfing environment, you need to be cautious in the details.

When you need to transfer data from a USB disk, you can pay attention to the protection of the disk which includes USB security and USB copy protection and the using of the website. As long as we know that the Internet Explorer 9 has the some feature to prevent web snooping of your account, Chrome 21 and Firefox 14 performance weaker in protecting privacy related to password details. What’s more the now operation system like Windows 7 and Windows 8 do not offer much security option on this aspect. Therefore be careful when you remember password on the browser and data and information security comes from your understanding and action.

Dec 04

Windows XP and Windows 8 take less Than 40% and 1% of Web usage respectively

It is reported that according to the recently released report which is about the statistics of November of Net Applications, Windows 7 rank the first place as 44.71% of the market share, the second is Windows XP with 39.82% which decreases 0.84%, and OS X increases 0.14% to 7.3% take the third place. While the newly released Windows 8 system only takes 1.09% of the total volume with a rising of 0.68% which is totally in accordance with expectation and brings no surprise to us.

Although the market share which Windows 8 takes does not startle most readers, among those users less than half of then choose to use the default Explorer of IE 10, and most of them use Chrome, Firefox and other Explorers.  

As long as people concern with the usage of operation systems they use on their computer, there is another issue relate to the protection of computer that worries people from different areas: file and folder encryption on PC. No matter what kind of operation system you use you are facing the same problem which is to safeguard your confidential data and stop illegal use of them.

Windows XP is one of the most popular products released in 2001 by Microsoft and it makes great contribution to the success of Microsoft. In Windows XP, “XP” refers to experience and it contains version of Home Edition, Professional, 64-Bit Edition and so on. As though Windows 7 is also weigh a lot on the PC user, it does have a historical meaning as Windows XP. What’s more, Windows 8 is a revolutionary attempt of operation system, but it is too soon to predict its taking off.

On the field of data protection all Windows systems do well in hiding folders and files on the drive disk, however for people with higher standard it is not enough. Individuals can find ways to lock file or folder with a third-party program so that you will never worry about your confidential files on Windows system being breached or stolen by bad guys.

Nov 27

Ensure Data Security on Windows System

The operation system giant Mirosoft Windows has announced that Windows XP system has entered the countdown stage of stopping update completely. Actually this countdown has begun several years ago and recently it attracted people’s attention. Mirosoft said that Windows XP will stop updating after 500 days which means there will be no update of patch and security package for this system.

Windows XP is famous for its security features and the stopping of updates will expose users to great danger when there is no update and the rising of possible security issues will be headache for those users. This action will definitely cause a series of chain reaction to the related industries and fields. While as an ordinary user you may focus more on the effect of you data security in your computer with Windows XP system. If you lock files and folders in your computer with data security software in your computer this will not be a big deal for you and also not affect your data protection.

The development of operation system seems to be an inevitable process, from the innovation and upgrading of Windows alone we know that this is really a great progress in improving user experience. The release of Windows 7 horrified those conservative users, while after a period of time it turned out that it is a the trend that is unlikely to stop. Now Windows 8 may face the same issue as it previous sibling, while when witness the adoption and development of it in the smart phone and tablet field you can get that the take-off of Windows 8 is just a matter of time.

Data security means efforts from all aspects that related to the computer and the whole data storage world, and the security feature of the operation system itself is not enough for people with higher requirement, saying you can password protect USB drive or lock folders in your computer. The progress of technology is never mean to cause panic in users’ mind, you can think the better side of this issue and then get the best and most satisfied result.

Ensuring data security on Windows system means do whatever you can to protect your data in and out of the computer. Therefore, there are much more things you can do than worrying about the stopping of update of a single version of operation system.

Nov 23

Is This an Ultrabook or Tablet?

Ever since Microsoft released Windows 8 operation system PC manufacturers begin to launch their new protects one after another. These notebooks and laptops are more or less similar to ultrabooks, but they are different from ultrabooks in some features which means with the adding of Windows 8 and touch features the new generation of notebooks are functionally strengthened tablets to some extent.  With the appearance of a tablet these notebooks have the configuration of a PC, saying a powerful processor and a large storage which allows you to carry more data, pay attention to your data in your notebook and lock folder or file in it.

The appearance of Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro makes the definition of notebook and tablet even more confused. It has a plugged-in screen which allows you to turn the screen to a independent tablet with the configuration of a mobile platform products: i5-3317U processor, 4GB RAM and Solid State Disk.

Dab the button to unhook the tablet from the keyboard dock, and the improved build quality is instantly apparent. Where the Atom-powered Ativ Smart PC felt plasticky, the metal-framed Ativ Smart PC Pro is much more solid in the hand.

Connectivity is largely identical, but the single USB 2 port gets bumped up to USB 3 on the Pro model. Both 3G- and 4G-equipped models are on the horizon, and dual-band 802.11n and Bluetooth 4 make the grade. Disappointingly, though, you’ll still have to rely on the bundled USB Ethernet adapter for wired connections.

There is no clear definition of the difference between ultrabook and tablet, and specification of mobile platform can be apply to other platforms. While the awkward situation is that it makes the product properties blur.

From the overview of the specification of Ativ Smart PC Pro, we know that this is a tablet equipped with mobile platform. Comparing with other tablet devices it has more advanced functionality and offers user better user experience.

No matter what kind of computer or tablet you user, one point you should keep in mind is folder encryption and data security weigh a lot for you. Any possible data breach or data losing will cause irrevocable loss for your sensitive files. The development of new technology on PC and other smart devices allows you to experience the changes brought by the newest technology so that it doesn’t matter whether it is an ultrabook or tablet.

Nov 20

Encryption is Not Omnipotent but Still Necessary

For people with valuable data and confidential documents leaving them unprotected and open is unwise and will cause irrevocable loss. So files need protection no matter when you access to them or just leave them alone. What is the best ways to safeguard data from being beamed across the Internet? Absolutely, encrypt folder or file. People incline to regard encryption method for all the issue concern with data security. This sounds quiet reasonable to some extent while there never exist a thing that is flawless.

Encryption is a good expression way of the using of cryptography. Some experts by the analysis of the theory of encryption found that encryption is not that much invulnerable technically. It works strictly according to some certain arithmetic so that it can be worked out with the right rules of arithmetic. That is to say if you lock files by encrypting them will not offer you 100% insurance of security someday in the future, it is just a matter of time.   

Encryption, at its core, it’s nothing more than replacing information with other data that makes it appear to be gibberish unless you have the key that helps you reverse the process (decrypt) so you can recover the original information.

Annoyed it may seemed, this is the real situation faced by people who are already adopted or plan to adopt the encryption method, however, without encryption the consequence is even worse. Keeping valuable data and confidential files open and unprotected will be a disaster for all the users, because those intangible cyber criminals are snooping you in somewhere you do not have any idea.

You should definitely employ encryption to protect your data whether it’s in transit across the Internet or resting safely on your laptop’s hard drive, but you should be aware that it’s just another element of computer and data security and understand that it’s not impenetrable.

In fact the encryption algorithm you use to lock folder and your data may be very strong today, but if you think deeper, after a long period of time any bored teen can crack with a few hours with their hands. Backup data may easily be forgotten and ignored, and years from now the file that was encrypted when the data was backed up may no longer be adequately protected.

Encryption has never been an easy matter for anyone, so that you can take precaution measures to safeguard your data from illegal breach or leaking in every detail. Apart from the technical difficulty in secure data permanently there are lots of thing you can do to stop unwanted reach of cyber criminals.

Nov 15

Watch Out for Potential Danger: Surf the Internet in Safe Way

As long as you are using the web you can be followed or tracked by a variety of individuals or organizations. There are potential threats for your normal use of the Internet, you may need to communicate with friends on Twitter, shopping online just read some news on a homepage of a press or get some files from a unreliable website. Apart from being carefully about data in your computer, protect folder or lock files, to ensure security of your personal information, online activities may betray you in front of cyber criminals.

Losing your personal information on the web will definitely bring you a lot an unexpected trouble, nobody is willing to be peeped or supervised by uncertain enemies. So that you can hide your IP or surf the Internet by using the anonymity to ensure you are not followed or peeped by some on purposed guys.

Internet is a Pandora’s box which allows you to get the newest and elite resources and help you solve annoyed work and life problems with people online, yet malwares or cyber criminals also can take advantages of these convenience to track your shopping information or invade into your PC. Some of the irrevocable tragedies are result from careless PC users. You can get some plug-ins and useful tools on the Internet to help you guard your privacy and protect your sensitive data.

Apart from be cautious when you are online, you can pay attention to your files and document on your computer and portable USB disks. To encrypt folders and files on your computer will definitely stop potential threats from both the web and people in the real world. When using the browser you can reach to a sea of information, while have you ever noticed about the details of it. Speaking of browsers, you might want to set aside a second browser on your PC that you use solely for your anonymous activities. Most anonymizer services still allow websites to place cookies on your computer by default, and if you use the same browser for both everyday activities and the browsing you want to keep anonymous, websites could theoretically use those cookies to identify you.

 If you’re worried about local users snooping on your Internet exploits, be sure to use your browser’s Private or Incognito mode so that anyone opens your browser won’t be able to check the history and see your searching record.

What’s mote if you have the habit to uploading files or photos to the web from a USB memory card, you should be more careful about your USB drive encryption which means you can encrypt you USB drives to stop illegal use of your personal files and information. Now the new operation system like Windows 8 already offers new level of data security and ensures your surfing safety to some extent, while that is not enough for people with higher standards.

Complete security for surfing the web need efforts and trying from different aspects, so that be wise enough when facing some malwares or bad guys and learn to protect your privacy by using some tools and methods. Watch out potential dangers on Internet and make full use of useful online resources.

Nov 07

Protect Your USB Data Security in Windows 8

Microsoft recently released Surface tablet carries with Windows 8 system has aroused attention and analysis from different group of people. From the reaction of users we know that Windows 8 is another revolution in operation system after windows 7. With more and more smart phones, tablets and laptops adopting Windows 8 as the operation system in the future there will be more people rely on this new technology. And the issue concerned with USB security attracts people’s attention continuously.

 

Windows 8 introduces significant changes to the operating system’s platform, primarily focused towards improving its user experience on mobile devices such as tablets to rival other mobile operating systems (such as Android and iOS), taking advantage of new and emerging technologies (such as USB 3.0, UEFI firmware, near field communications, cloud computing, and low-power Intel and ARM chips), new security features (such as malware filtering, built-in antivirus software, and support for secure boot, a controversial UEFI feature which requires operating systems to be digitally signed to prevent malware from infecting the boot process), along with other changes and performance improvements.

While no matter how rapidly technologies developed in the field of operation systems the data security problem always cause headache for people using devices with these systems. Particularly USB data security occurs from time to time as the popularization of portable storage drives in tablets and laptops.

Locking a USB flash drive in windows 8 is easy and simple in fact as long as you can find a right way to encrypt the devices. Perhaps you may think purchasing an anti-copy USB disk will diminish all anxieties right now. Yes this is a good attempt for secure your data security in a USB flash disk. But how about other types of memory cards and disks, they are quite commonly used in the smart devices and if you want to store data in these disks you may feel annoyed again.

Therefore, an all in one USB data security solution is necessary for you to realize USB drive encryption regardless of the operation system you use.

Apparently, windows 8 add lots of new features to improve user experience in many ways, but how to ensure security of sensitive data is another issue need to be explored and discussed. Maybe a reliable USB encryption software will save you from constant worry about data leaking and losing. Enjoy fully of the pleasure brought by new technology, at the same time please do not forget to protect your confidential and sensitive data and files.