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Phishing Scams targeting Apple Users

Scammers, hacker, and cybercriminals have some tried and tested methods for targeting victims. An old classic that seems to never go out of style is the phishing email. News of a new scam seems to come around like clockwork. It would appear that no user no matter the platform or operating system is safe from scammers. While not necessarily a new scam, one scam, in particular, is plaguing Apple users. So much so that Apple released a statement to help users identify suspicious emails. At the most basic level, a phishing scam involves sending fraudulent emails that appear to be from a reputable company, with the goal of deceiving users into either clicking on a malicious link or downloading an infected attachment. This is often done to steal financial or confidential information. In February reports began surfacing of a new phishing email scam appearing in the inboxes of App Store users. The scam is by no mean...

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How To View Hidden Files

Hidden files or hidden folders are the ones which are usually not shown to Windows users but they are there even if you do not see them. There are many hidden files and folders in Windows operating system and the system hides them because these files are not the ones that you should delete, change, move or anything else. Another simple reason for hiding files and folders is to make Windows system clutter-free. In other words, Microsoft does not wan to distract you with all of these "unnecessary" files and simply hides them from you. In some cases users need to access some hidden files or folders and it is very easy to do so. However, users should remember that hidden files should stay hidden. Leaving them shown is not a bad thing, but you could accidentally delete some of them or do some changes to them, which could lead to system instability. If you need to view hidden files for some reason, we recommend yo...

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Search.playnsearch.net Redirect

search.playnsearch.net is a fake search engine that supposedly enhances the browsing experience by generating improved results. Judging on appearance alone, search.playnsearch.net may seem similar to Google, Bing, Yahoo, and a number of other legitimate search engines. Therefore, many users believe that search.playnsearch.net is also legitimate and useful. In fact, developers promote this site using browser-hijacking applications called Play N Search and Play N Start, offering a feature that allows users to find various movies. Furthermore, search.playnsearch.net and the aforementioned browser hijackers record information relating to Internet browsing habits. Play N Search and Play N Start target Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Immediately after infiltration, they assign the new tab URL, default search engine, and homepage options to search.playnsearch.net These changes may seem si...

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