FCC Consumer Complaint Center

File an informal consumer complaint / Tell your story If your complaint is about a telecom billing or service issue, we will serve your complaint on your provider. Your provider has 30 days to send you a response to your complaint. We encourage you to contact your provider to resolve your issue prior to filing […]



Sandboxie – Sandbox software for application isolation and secure Web browsing

Sandboxie uses isolation technology to separate programs from your underlying operating system preventing unwanted changes from happening to your personal data, programs and applications that rest safely on your hard drive. Source: Sandboxie – Sandbox software for application isolation and secure Web browsing

NirSoft – freeware utilities: password recovery, system utilities, desktop utilities

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer. If you are looking for Windows password-recovery tools, click here. Source: NirSoft – freeware utilities: password recovery, system utilities, desktop utilities

Security Now! Episode #441 – Password Policies

But there are also some that have a minimum length of three. And it’s like, wait, wait. So someone wrote code to see whether you had a password of one or two characters, and that was not okay, but three was? Anyway, some really interesting things come out of this. This is a problem because […]

Remember, delete, change and import saved passwords in Firefox

The Firefox Password Manager securely stores the usernames and passwords you use to access websites and then automatically fills them in for you the next time you visit a website. This article will show you how to use the Password Manager to remember, view, delete and protect your passwords. Source: Password Manager – Remember, delete, […]

January 14, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-01-14 Walter – Greece, NY – Yahoo email – preview bad | grub – Ubuntu – encrypted – dual-boot | more grub stuff Andy – Greece, NY – Chevy Bolt – Rich in Irondequoit..how does one create an e mail address who has not had one […]

January 7, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-01-07 Linda – Greece, NY – password managers – Al – Rochester, NY – LastPass user – loves it, BUT – it’s a little complex for the average user Andy – Greece, NY – re: passwords – Tim – Webster, NY – victim of browser hijacking […]

The Best Free Password Managers of 2017 | PCMag.com

Yes, a password like ‘123456’ is easy to remember, but it’s equally easy to guess. Or hack. Here are seven top-rated free apps so you can forever abandon those weak passwords Source: The Best Free Password Managers of 2017 | PCMag.com

Girl uses sleeping mom’s thumbprint to buy $250 in Pokemon toys

A 6-year-old girl found a novel way to unlock her sleeping mother’s phone.  The most famous, and unlikeliest, hacker in the news this week is little Ashlynd Howell of Little Rock, Ark. The exploits of the enterprising 6-year-old first came to light in a Wall Street Journal story about the difficulties of keeping presents a secret in […]

December 31, 2016

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2016-12-31 Ed – Ithaca, NY – re: putting laptops to sleep | WPF Scott – Buffalo, NY – re: new Macbook Pro – missed what we said – Brian – Pavilion, NY – Internet scam – purch’d on eBay – got a msg that there’s a […]

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