Monthly Archives: February 2014

Avoid Phone Scams | Cybercriminal Tech Support Scam | Security Threats

Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages and set up fake websites. They might also call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might offer to help solve your computer problems or sell you a software license. Once they have access to your computer, they can do the following: via Avoid […]

Is Verizon Purposely Slowing Down Netflix for FiOS Customers? Stop the Cap! Investigates | Stop the Cap!

David Raphael ran into trouble using his Verizon Internet connection last month, discovering major slowdowns when accessing Amazon’s cloud-server ‘AWS,’ which in addition to serving his employer also feeds Netflix video content to customers. via Is Verizon Purposely Slowing Down Netflix for FiOS Customers? Stop the Cap! Investigates | Stop the Cap!.

Panopticlick

Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies. Panopticlick tests your browser to see how unique it is based on the information it will share with sites it visits. Click below and you will be given a uniqueness score, […]

Outlook 2010: How to Save or Remove Emails from the Server

Outlook 2010: How to Save or Remove Emails from the Server via Site5 KnowledgeBase » Outlook 2010: How to Save or Remove Emails from the Server.

Show hidden files – Microsoft Windows Help

Show hidden files via Show hidden files – Microsoft Windows Help.

Rochester Googles

Every month, well uncover another facet of Google. From search to documents to some of the hidden gems, well cover them all in an informal, but informative atmosphere.Please join us. Its free! via Rochester Googles – Google+.

David Cameron’s internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep | Laurie Penny | Comment is free | The Guardian

The question of who is allowed access to what data is a defining one of our age – and Edward Snowden has taught us to be wary via David Cameron’s internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep | Laurie Penny | Comment is free | The Guardian.

Microsoft to hide Metro start screen with Windows 8.1 Update 1? | ZDNet

Windows 8.1 Update 1 is shaping up to be a fairly substantial update. But it’s not clear that Microsoft is going to go so far as to hide the Metro Start screen by default. via Microsoft to hide Metro start screen with Windows 8.1 Update 1? | ZDNet.

xkcd: TornadoGuard

TornadoGuard via xkcd: TornadoGuard.

The Best Password Managers | PCMag.com

Online merchants and secure websites aren’t doing a very good job of keeping your personal information safe. 2013 saw a seemingly endless series of breaches that exposed password data, at Adobe , Twitter, Tubmblr, and others. If the bad guys nabbed your password, you’re in trouble. But if you used that same password at other […]

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