Here is a picture I took out the window of my cabin on the Chippewa River. Sorry it is a little blurry. So I put it on Pinterest. Be sure to scroll down to the video where Mitch Hedberg explains why pictures of bigfoot are blurry.
The file type used by Windows 10’s settings page can be used to trick Windows into running files it’s supposed to block.
87% of companies experienced an ...Continue Reading →
In our last post we kicked off a review of web browsers and other services that provide improved security, privacy protection, and anonymity when traveling on the web. Today we wrap up our report. The last three items in our list are not technically a browser, but provide unique solutions to privacy and anonymity that we thought were worthy of inclusion..
The World Wide Web was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 at the CERN center in Geneva, Switzerland, as a way for him to communicate with co-workers via hyperlinks. A quarter of a century later, WWW has become the main means of ...Continue Reading →
There has been a lot of new information about secure web browsing crossing my desktop lately. Back in May, we wrote a series of articles about browser hacking and hijacking, which described in depth the dangers to our privacy and anonymity that we face when we are casually web browsing. In this article we are going to be looking at secure ...Continue Reading →
Some people know that larger laser jet copiers and printers contain a hard drive that stores an image of everything that was printed or copied, and that these images can be used forensically to find the source of a document. Did you know that color laser printers and copiers print tiny invisible dots of information on each sheet of paper that passes through ...Continue Reading →
One of my IT associates got an email that had one of her actual passwords in it, and threatened to reveal information unless she paid a ransom in Bitcoin. This seems to be getting a lot of traction, so beware. Do not pay the extortion demand. First, this is a scam. They got ...Continue Reading →
According to Quora, “The term freelance (noun) was coined by Sir Walter Scott in Ivanhoe (1820). It literally stands for a free lance, signifying a medieval mercenary whose lance is currently not engaged in war and therefore free for being dispatched.” So if you are a freelancer, you are sort of a hired gun, like Richard Boone was as Paladin in the 1957-1963 TV series Have Gun – ...Continue Reading →
July 27, 2018 – 19th Annual
Your network is secure, your computer is up and running, and your printer is jam-free. Why? Because you’ve got an awesome sysadmin (or maybe a whole IT department) keeping your business up and running. So say IT loud; say IT proud …
Happy SysAdmin Day!
Wait… what exactly is SysAdmin Day? Oh, it’s only the single greatest 24 hours on the planet… and pretty much the most important holiday of the year. It’s also ...Continue Reading →