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How to fix slow LAN speed in Windows 11

Slow connection speeds can ruin your online experience, whether you’re watching Netflix or playing your favorite online multiplayer game. It can also make your downloads take forever and waste your precious time. Normally, unless you have a faulty connection, you shouldn’t expect “slow speeds,” but if you’ve recently switched from using a Wi-Fi connection to…

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How to secure Gmail and Google Account

Introduction It all started when The Wall Street Journal published an article stating that third-party companies were going through Gmail users’ inboxes. For example, Return Path employees read about 8,000 user emails, which helped train the company’s software. It also turned out that developers of a number of popular online tools designed to work with…

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What passwords to protect accounts should be

Every year information leaks are getting bigger and bigger, terabytes of personal data end up in the wrong hands. Accounts with simple passwords most often suffer from hackers’ hands. How do you keep your data safe? The answer is obvious: use complex passwords. They should be as long as possible, because attackers easily pick short…

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Adding HTTP headers to secure sites in WordPress

Introduction One technique that will provide your site with an extra layer of security is the special HTTP headers that you can equip your WordPress resource with. With this method, you will be able to fight attacks and vulnerabilities more successfully. What are HTTP security headers When a user visits a particular site in their…

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How to deploy Firefox with locked about:config settings

Introduction Let’s look at the process of configuring the Firefox browser to meet your company’s needs. Let’s take the Ubuntu 17.10 platform and Firefox 59 as an example. The process will also be identical to what you will have to go through on Windows and macOS systems, the only difference will be the paths where…

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Protecting Windows 10 with built-in tools

Introduction Windows 10 security is arranged in an interesting way and is divided into 3 big parameters: Identity and access management Threat protection Information security It would take a book to fully describe the entire set of rules, settings, and security features of Windows 10. There are a lot of key points when configuring both…

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How to detect a malicious attack in network traffic

Introduction Before you start looking for a cyber attack on your infrastructure, you need to understand exactly where its traces remain and at what stage you are most likely to identify illegitimate activities. Detecting and preventing an attack at the infiltration stage is extremely difficult, if not impossible. If the intruders target a specific company,…