Security Tango™

The Security Tango is my name for the dance you have to do every time you want to assure yourself that your computer is free of viruses, spyware, keystroke loggers, backdoors, trojans, and other forms of malware (click the Definitions button in the menu to see what all those things mean). It’s something you need […]

Google Takeout – Download your data

Your account, your data. Export a copy. Create an archive with your data from Google products Source: Data tools – Download your data



SpeedOf.Me, HTML5 Speed Test | Non Flash/Java Broadband Speed Test

SpeedOf.Me is an HTML5 Internet speed test. No Flash or Java needed! It is the smartest and most accurate online bandwidth test. It works well on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows and other mobile devices, as well as desktop computers. Source: SpeedOf.Me, HTML5 Speed Test | Non Flash/Java Broadband Speed Test

Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information | Equifax

As part of the company’s ongoing review of the cybersecurity incident announced September 7, 2017, Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today made personnel changes and released additional information regarding its preliminary findings about the incident. Source: Cybersecurity Incident & Important Consumer Information | Equifax

Progress on CCleaner Investigation

Following the take-down of the CnC server and getting access to its data, the Avast Security Threat Labs team has been working around the clock to investigate the source and other details of the recent Piriform CCleaner attack. To recap, the attack affected a total of 2.27M computers between August 15, 2017 and September 15, […]

Sudo not working (user not allowed to execute as root)

Does anyone have any idea how I can change this? Source: (solved) Sudo not working (user not allowed to execute as root) – Linux Mint Forums

September 23, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-09-23 Andy – Greece, NY – equifax Dave – Canadaigua, NY – can put credit freeze Mark – Greece, NY – re: CCleaner – Webroot warned him on 64 bit! | Lenovo laptop – couldn’t connect to wireless – crashed to Bluescreen – needed driver update […]

September 16, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-09-16 Mark – Greece, NY – new computer – 4K TV – loves it Frank – Greece, NY – Mac – Apple Mail – Time-Warner – takes forever to d/l anything – sometimes says no msgs, but if immediately retry, get 15 new messages Mark – […]

Print from Chrome – Google Chrome Help

You can print from Chrome using your computer or mobile device. With Google Cloud Print, you can make your printers available to you and anyone you choose. Source: Print from Chrome – Computer – Google Chrome Help

How to Install and Dual Boot Linux and Mac OS

The Mac is one of the most reliable computing platforms available, and can make a great platform for not only running the Mac OS, such as the current macOS Sierra, but also Windows and Linux. In fact, the MacBook Pro is a very popular platform for running Linux. Under the hood, the Mac’s hardware is […]

New member of the family

 

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