Steps to Perform Factory Reset on Windows PC, Laptop or Tablets

When your Windows system is running slow then commonly solution to fix it is to do factory reset of your system. Here we are explaining how we can perform factory resetting on pc, laptop or tablet which runs Windows 10, 8, or 7.

Procedure to perform factory reset of Windows 10 pc, laptop or tablet:

It is pretty easy to perform factory reset on Windows 10, we need to thank the inbuilt tool for resetting Windows 10 pc.  First you need to open the start option and there you need to select settings. Next, in search bar, search for reset and choose Reset this PC option when the result of search appear on left.

In Recovery section of update and security, you need to hit on Get Started to start the process, during this process you can also keep the files which are saved on your system or you can completely clean the storage device and reset the system. This process is common for all pc, tablets and laptops which have Windows 10 OS.

Procedure to be followed to do factory reset on Windows 7 & 8 system:

Performing resetting on older versions of Windows is bit tricky because there will be no option of built in reset option into Operating System.  Few systems come with the recovery disk which makes user easy to perform the factory reset, by just inserting the disk into the drive and following the instruction. Before performing the factory reset one thing you need to remember is back up your data.

In case of Windows 8, it will be having recovery application in the menu instead of disk to perform factory reset.

One thing we need to remember, recovery process varies from one brand to another and from one model to another.

Step One

Back up your data from your system before performing the factory reset. Usually users need all the data present in the system including documents, photograph, videos, etc. so it is more necessary to take the backup of the data before factory reset.

Step Two

Reboot or Start up your system.

Step Three

While performing the start-up process, choose the appropriate key combination which we have listed in below.

Acer: Alt + F10

Asus: F9

Dell: F8

HP: F11

Lenovo: F11


Samsung: F4

Sony: F10

iPhone 8 Could Include Special Feature for Hiding Fingerprint Sensor

According to recent reports, it is expected that Apple is working to redevelop the fingerprint sensor in new iPhone 8. The rumors suggest that development probably fits in the next series of handset more changes in iPhone 8. It comes with entirely new design and features which can never be seen on any phones. The central parts of the mobile phone are mostly re-designed in order to attract the users.

The new iPhone 8, making the display all the way across the front and back panel is made up with black or white plastic that has surrounded the display somehow. It directly means there will be Home screen button on the phone. The Home screen will the central part of the mobile phone. Until the release of new Apple iPhone 8, every phone is featured with bottom Home screen but iPhone 7, stopped making Home button and simulated one through vibration.

That button contained fingerprint sensor that enables user quick and secure access to the mobile phones. The fingerprint now become the central to the entire OS that allows people to authenticate while making payments as well as primary way of getting access to the phone. In the new version of iPhone, Home screen is completely redesigned in a hope that people would use this as a fingerprint in order to access the mobile phone.

The company is also developing a special technology that would help user to place fingerprint access button underneath the screen. It allows the display to take entire front and keeping the Home screen button central to the iOS. The patent renews  filling first that was submitted micro-LED company LuxVue in year 2014. The new filing re-assigns to the Apple Inc. as a part of work.

New iPhone that is expected to be numbered 8 as but might also called as X. It will probably launch alongside another and less premium handset. The device comes up with a range of features with the new display size. It includes a special screen technology, sensors and wireless charging which might be able to visualize the face of person with the help of augmented reality.

About Top 4 Cyber Security Trends in 2017

The guaranteed thing when it comes to cyber security: the busy year was faced by security practitioners. Cyber attack has created a record in the year 2016 and threat is going to be very dangerous in 2017. Below we are explaining the four themes which we can watch in the year 2017.

Open season on IoT

Many more new IOT (internet of things) devices are getting connected to corporate network but when we consider how many network remains unsecure, great adoption will increases the number in the hackers target list. In last October Dyn attack demonstrated the easy way for cybercriminal to influence the IOT to the wreak havoc on weaker side. Cybercriminal is the easy Mirai source code acquire and also the other attack tool to launch their own hoot up with criminal groups in the internet that can offer the DDoS service. Addition to the DDoS attack using IoT device, ransom ware criminals are trying to replicating the success by launching ransom ware attacks in opposition to IoT devices

The changing face of ransom ware

When the more quantity of data stored in mobile device then before, popularity with cybercriminals was gain by the ransom ware. This will profitable use that encrypt content, by making the encrypt content unrecoverable until the ransom is compensated but the ransom was also getting more complicated and now it can aim any devices. One more new wrinkle to watch is Cybercriminals are also eschewing broad, spam-based assault in the favor of number of precision spear phishing ransom ware attacks. Cybercriminals targets are administrative and the persons in positions of authority who is more possible to pay the valuable corporate protect or personal information.

Political hacking goes main stream

Some national states have conducting cyber espionage regularly, but the state-sponsored cyber attacks are not going to be same restricted to industrial espionage. Even the business that won’t get involved directly with the politics need to update the threat assignment.

Mobile security threats everywhere

Around 4% of all mobile devices are infected with virus; about half of them are in high risk of revealing aware corporate data. Employees are still ignoring corporate procedure and download malware-laden mobile apps from unofficial app stores in devices they started to use for connecting to corporate networks. Even if they are follow optional practices there will be still risk, highly regarded stores every so often been fooled by scoundrel developers who design the malicious development environments to make malware hide which appear and to be safe.

AS Bottom line: more employee’s contact corporate data through mobile devices, it might become very big target for the bad guys in the year 2017.

Know About Shocking Threats to your Personal Data

In Recent years, smartphones and internet comes up surprising ways to expose and steal our personal data. These are matter of concern for users to think while sharing data with websites like Facebook and Google. However, National Security is still working to increase privacy and security for users. Some of the common threats through which your personal data can be stolen:

Fingerprints can be stolen from selfies

According to recent reports at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII), the fingerprints could be stolen from photos of your finger that can be further used to bypass Biometric security systems. The smartphones cameras got to be so good such that all the rigid and valleys of your finger could be easily copied and used to foil security schemes. It is a special threat for Japan, where posing V sign is a common practice.

There is an example such threat 2 years ago, a German citizen named Jan Krissler created 3D fingerprint mold of defense minister Ursula von Der Leyen and unlock a smartphone. So, it is advised not to share such type of photos publicly.

Mobile application sends personal data

Meitu, a Chinese photo editing iPhone application which is used to create cartoon image of your face with the visual effects and also brightens, whitens, enlarges the eyes and several other effects.

But it is observed that this application sells the data including the location of users, details about mobile carrier, IP address and IMEI numbers of the Android users. The application exploded with the popularity due to its best effect and unusual from other application. However, company responded that it doesn’t sell the information about users and they just use it in order to improve their services. This controversy helped to raise awareness about fraud and uncomfortable facts. There are many applications available online which harvest your data without any permission and share them for their personal benefits.

Genealogy sites share your personal information online

Peoples Searchis a personal information site which includes genealogy about you. These websites are available around you for years. The business model pays bucks to get all set of information about peoples available on sites. The websites consist of full set of data about the personals.