Category: Security

Security, Tech Tips

Getting “E-Mauled” by E-Mail

May 1, 2008

Back when e-mail was in its infancy, users used to have to pay around $20 a month for an account. I remember when having an email account was viewed a...

CCT, General, Security, Tech Tips

Top 10 Security Tips For Your Small Business Part 2

May 1, 2008

To continue our Top 10 list of simple (and mostly free) security tips for your small business. 7. Watch out for email attachments Email attachments ca...


Hackers Infiltrate Power Grid

Apr 22, 2008

Well, at least they were white-hat hackers. BetaNews reported that an anonymous power company hired Internet Security hacker Ira Winkler to attempt to...

Security, Tech Tips, Technology

What exactly are Spyware, Adware, Malware, and Viruses?

Apr 15, 2008

What exactly are people talking about when they throw out terms such as “Spyware”, “Adware”, “Malware”, and “Virus”? Most of the time ...

Security, Tech Tips


Mar 31, 2008

The newest threat to watch out for is called IFRAME. This new virus/threat can actually come in through clicking on IFRAME sites in website searches. ...


Use .htaccess Files for Web Site Security

Dec 15, 2007

I just wrote a tutorial post on our web design blog that outlines how you can use an .htaccess file as an additional layer of protection for your web ...


Symantec Mislabels Solid Oak CyberSitter

Dec 7, 2007

Some users of Solid Oak CyberSitter software are not happy after a routine Symantec Security Response update labeled their software as a virus and pre...


How to Stay Safe Online?

Dec 5, 2007

There are approximately 200,000 malicious programs in existence, with at least 80% of it targeting the Windows based platforms. The question of who ma...


Microsoft Windows Patch Tuesday

Nov 14, 2007

Yesterday was “Patch Tuesday”, Microsoft’s monthly patch program for Windows Operating System. This month, they released 2 patches, ...

Security, Web

“Do Not Track” Cookie Coming Soon

Nov 2, 2007

Imagine surfing the internet with the option to choose whether to allow internet advertising companies to track your surfing habits on a particular we...


Symantec Internet Security Threat Report

Oct 2, 2007

Symantec released their Internet Security Threat Report covering the first half of 2007 and there were some disturbing findings on the Internet Securi...

Are You Kiddin' Me?, Security

TJ Maxx Not Really Helping Consumers

Sep 29, 2007

That’s my opinion after reading the details of the proposed TJX lawsuit settlement. You can read the details here for yourself – but be wa...


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