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    • How to Delete Internet History

      How to Delete Internet History

      Deleting Internet history clears the record of web sites visited. This procedure helps keep Internet browsing private.  Below are steps to manually delete Internet files from the computer: Delete Internet History in Internet Explorer By default, Internet Explorer keeps Internet history for 20 days. To delete Internet history in Internet Explorer, open the Tools menu,

    • How to Remove Malware

      How to Remove Malware

      New computer malware is discovered daily on the Internet. As computer security companies successfully combat emerging threats, computer virus authors grow more creative in designing attacks that take advantage of the many computer users that have not taken appropriate security measures or updated anti-virus software to defend against new attacks. Once a computer is infected,

    • How Do I Clear Previous Google Searches?

      How Do I Clear Previous Google Searches?

      Clearing previous Google searches is a straight forward process that can take about one minute to accomplish. It should be noted that unless you’re using the Google toolbar, erasing only the history of Google is impossible. However, since people typically only use one search engine predominately, erasing the search history will only affect Google. Erasing

    • How to Setup a Proxy Server

      How to Setup a Proxy Server

      A proxy server is one that receives requests intended for another server and that acts on the behalf of the client (as the client proxy) to obtain the requested service. It is often used when the client and the server are incompatible for direct connection. For example, the client may be unable to meet the

    • Bootable Antivirus

      Bootable Antivirus

      Bootable antivirus software refers to any type of antivirus program that can be booted from a CD, DVD, or removable hard drive and can detect viruses on a user’s computer without having to startup Windows. Bootable antivirus software can be very important when a virus takes over a computer or prevents regular antivirus software from

    • How to Remove a Keylogger

      How to Remove a Keylogger

      In the last few decades, computer science has changed the world. People now use computers to pay their bills, talk to their friends, and virtually everything else. Because of this dependence on computers, the vast majority of computer users have opened a portal into their homes that hackers and cyber thieves can use to steal

    • How to Determine if a Credit Card Number is Valid

      How to Determine if a Credit Card Number is Valid

      Credit cards use the Luhn Check Digit Algorithm. The main purpose of the Luhn Check Digit Algorithm is to catch data entry errors, but it does double duty here as a weak security tool. The Luhn Check Digit Algorithm For a card with an even number of digits, double every odd numbered digit (1st digit,

    • Browser Cookie

      Browser Cookie

      A browser cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser to be stored for future use. The data in the browser cookie will be sent back to the web server whenever the browser reconnects to the web site. Cookies are commonly used to store user preference information,

    • How to Bypass Websense

      How to Bypass Websense

      Many businesses and government institutions use a content filtering program such as Websense to keep employees from visiting certain websites while at work. These programs can either prohibit the use of certain websites or monitor all of the sites that employees visit while in the office. Websense blocks several website categories: adult material, entertainment, drugs,

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