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    Exclamation How Vulnerable your system really is to Internet Attacks?

    How Vulnerable your system really is to Internet Attacks?


    There are lot of threats lying deep within internet, out of them you can find out some but some you simply miss and get trapped. Keyloggers, phishing, tabnabbling..... and its a big list.

    However installing an Antivirus software with inbuilt firewall provides enough security to do daily works, many of us still wants to check the system that really how vulnerable is it to internet attacks.

    So, today I am sharing with you a good website which will help you in this matter.

    it is,
    http://www.pcflank.com/

    What it do?
    It performs security tests on your system and browser to determine vulnerability.

    Which tests?
    You can easily test your system for vulnerability to Internet threats with PC Flank’s online tests. Each test should take no more than 3 minutes, depending on the speed of your Internet connection.

    Here are brief descriptions of each test:

    Quick test
    This test shows how vulnerable your computer is to various Internet threats. This test combines the Advanced Port Scanner, Browser and Trojans Tests. After the test, you will receive a comprehensive report with recommendations on how to improve the security of your system. To start the test, click here.

    Stealth Test
    You can use the Stealth test to determine if your computer is visible to others on the Internet. You can also use this test to determine if your firewall is successfully hiding your system ports. The Stealth test uses five scanning techniques. To start the test, click here.

    Browser Test
    This test checks if your browser reveals personal information about sites you have visited, the region you live in, who your Internet Service Provider is, etc. After the test, you will receive recommendations for specific changes to your browser settings. To start the test, click here.

    Trojans Test
    This test scans your system for the most dangerous and widespread Trojan horses. If a Trojan is found on your computer, the test will recommend actions to take. To start the test, click here.

    Advanced Port Scanner
    The Advanced Port Scanner tests your system for open ports that can be used in attacks against your computer. You can select which scanning technique to use during the test: TCP connect scanning (standard) or TCP SYN scanning. You can also select which system ports you want to scan. This test is recommended for experienced users. To start the test, click here.

    Exploits Test
    This test detects how vulnerable your computer is to exploits and can also be used to test firewalls and routers for stability and reactions to unexpected packets. Most exploits are in reality denial-of-service attacks; you should be aware that, if your system is unable to pass this test, it may crash or reboot. To start the test, click here.

    Internet Speed Test
    This simple test accurately measures your Internet connection speed, delivering the results in a very easy-to-understand format. To start the test, click here.

    If anyone has any problems ask here I will help you.

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    You can also visit here and download the plugin and test your system
    https://browsercheck.qualys.com/

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    The Advanced Port Scanner Test your system for open ports that can be used to attack your computer. Exclamation mark how vulnerable the system is really attacks from the Internet?


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    The tests which have been listed out are some of the good test which helps in checking the vulnerabiltiy with Internet, but all of them should be paid versions of software as there are free software's which leads to internet attacks.

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