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Posts Tagged ‘computer security’

Consumers Have Given Up on Security

Monday, January 30th, 2017

According to a recent study, online security for most people is too bothersome. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology published the study, which shows that most people who […]

Computers perfectly forge Handwriting

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Handwriting analysts really have their work cut out from them now, thanks to the development of new software that can forge—better than a human can—a person’s handwriting. So if you […]

Ins and Outs of Call Center Security

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Companies that want to employ at-home workers for their call centers to save money and reduce the hassles of office space have to look at security considerations. In addition to […]

What is a Rootkit?

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

A rootkit is a kind of software that conceals malware from standard detection methods. A good analogy for a rootkit would be a burglar breaking into your house. The burglar is dressed […]

The Guide to Securing Your New Tech Toys

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Ho ho ho! It seems that this year, Santa’s sleigh was filled with technology—laptops, smartphones, gaming consoles, etc. Playing with and learning about your new tech toy is fun, but […]

PC Hard Drive Maintenance 101

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Keeping your hard drive in tip-top shape is key to a well-running computer. A crashed hard drive means smacking a big wet-one goodbye to all of your data. Eliminate Unnecessary […]

10 Tips to Stay Safe Online

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Hang ten, dude! It’s summertime and surfers are taking to the ocean to go catch some gnarly waves. Experienced surfers know that there are dangers out in the water and […]

What is an Advanced Persistent Threat?

Monday, July 7th, 2014

If you’ve ever seen a movie where the bad guys are using ongoing, invasive hacking to spy on their “enemy,” you have some familiarity with an advanced persistent threat (APT). […]

Don’t Get Kicked By Football Players Online

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The biggest sporting event of the year just kicked off. If you’re not a football fan (that’s soccer for us Yanks), this is the ultimate goal and it’s just getting started. Many […]

USB Drives – With Convenience Comes Risk

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

I’m sure most of us have used a USB drive (or thumb drive) at one point or another. They are super convenient to transfer files, especially when they are too […]

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