23rd July
2014
Lately, it's been published that the Chinese military has been launching massive numbers of spear-phishing attacks against U.S. government agencies and companies. The volume of attacks is such that "we have given up on the idea we can keep our networks pristine," said Stewart Baker, a former senior cyber-security official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency. Security experts say that the majority of attacks emanating from China still employ ...
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Internet
22nd July
2014
/p> Are You Safe Ordering Online? Even this day and age people are very insecure about ordering anything online. Even though many people order and give their credit card information over the phone they still are hesitant upon ordering online. This article will show you what to look for to see if it is safe to order online, the general process on how things are processed online, and the securities involved. Knowledge is the key for security and I want you to gain security by reading this ...
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Internet
21st July
2014
Everyday I receive numerous emails with virus infections. Many of them come in response to my sending out my twice weekly newsletter to close to 12,000 subscribers. What normally happens is a subscriber's system is infected without them even realizing it. Their email program sends out emails to everyone in their address book without them knowing. When I get an email that is infected, my anti-virus program, Norton Anti Virus 2002 which I have used for many years, intercepts it and gives me some ...
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Internet
20th July
2014
What would you do if you switched your computer on tomorrow morning, only to see an error message and to find that some of your important files had become corrupted? You may no longer be able to open some files - or, even worse, files might have gone missing without a trace. Welcome to the world of data loss! If you rely on your computer, then this would be a total disaster. If you run any kind of web site or online business, things would get worse before they got better. Imagine losing your ...
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Internet
19th July
2014
Members of social networks need to be on the alert for malicious e-mail messages after they have proven to be the new breeding ground for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals scour social networks for information about prospective targets before launching their attacks. Cybercriminals mined data on social networks before launching highly targeted attacks that let them breach the systems of companies like Epsilon recently. "The social media world has been a huge boondoggle for bad guys, not just in ...
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Internet
17th July
2014
•Aaaaaahhhhhh! I’ve been invaded by a virus!” Getting a virus means getting sick and no one in their right mind wants to be ill. Well, now that computers have become our close friends, it’s a shock to learn that foreign bodies too can invade them with malicious intent. No, your computer doesn’t get a runny nose or diarrhea. This is a sickness that stops your friend from functioning properly, sick in bed, incapacitated. Well in Nature viruses occur from a power outside of ...
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Internet
16th July
2014
If you owned a restaurant, you'd lock the doors after closing, right? If you owned a nightclub you'd hire bouncers to keep rowdy people out, right? You'd be surprised how many Internet business owners fail to keep the gates closed tight... many are just begging for the hackers and viruses to strike with an attitude of apathy about security. We're talking security in this week's article. I'll share with you some of the quick and easy strategies I use to keep hackers and other undesirables away ...
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Internet
14th July
2014
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer alleged Thursday with the purpose of the software giant is urgently working with its partners to uncover a host of tablet computers running Windows 7, to compete with Apple's fast-selling iPad. Next to a business meeting with pecuniary analysts on Thursday, Ballmer outlined the company's strategy to catch up to Apple and Google taking part in the consumer breathing space. He alleged Apple is burden an "interesting" chore with the iPad and has "sold ...
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Technology
13th July
2014
Technology and Coping with Disaster Natural disasters come in many shapes. From the incomprehensible carnage of last weekend’s tsunami in the Indian Ocean, to hurricanes and typhoons, to tornadoes and drought, our world deals with the horror of disaster as a normal part of our lives. Throw in a bit of human influence through wars, terrorism, or the threat of weapons of mass destruction, and our need to deal with and overcome calamity almost becomes routine. Watching CNN and the news ...
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Technology
10th July
2014
Internet is the ocean of knowledge. In this ocean you will find beautiful pearls of knowledge. Also you must not forget the lethal sharks (x rated sites) in this ocean, especially when you allow your innocent children to surf on it. The children are more vulnerable when they are using the Internet without close vigil of their parents. If your unescorted children innocently search the Internet the chances of being they stumble into an adult site, are more. The solution is to keep a watch on ...
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