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Underground Hacker Economy is Booming

Dell SecureWorks published in November 2013 the results of a remarkable project taken on by its Counter Threat Unit (CTU) Director of Malware Research Joe Stewart and independent Network Security Analyst David Shear: The Underground Hacking Economy is Alive and … Continue reading

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Data recovery tools that could save the day

There are a lot of ways to lose critical data — like hardware failure, an OS crash, a user error, or a malicious attack. If it happens to you, one of these tools may help you get that data back. … Continue reading

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Five apps for House Cleaning your systems

All systems, be they desktops, laptops, smartphones, or tablets need a little cleaning now and then. Sometimes the cleaning is just a simple riding various caches or deleting unwanted files. Other times, the cleaning is deeper and more involved. No … Continue reading

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Five Free web-based apps for Real-time graphs

Creating graphs is easy — grab your favorite spreadsheet program, enter some data, and use the chart wizard. What’s more difficult is creating those graphs to be published on the web based on dynamic data. Plenty of options are available … Continue reading

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Russian hackers prove poor security practices

In what may be the largest compromise of IT security in history, Russian hackers have amassed more than 1.2 billion passwords and user names, creating what may become havoc among IT security professionals and IT security vendors, according to an … Continue reading

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Two Factory Authentication – The New Normal of Passwords

Many of the recent data breaches have exposed passwords as a common denominator. And as you know, if someone gets hold of your password, then your account—and all the data in it—is vulnerable. But there’s an easy way to protect … Continue reading

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10 things you can do to make Mobile device more secure

This list of security do’s and don’ts will help you safeguard your Mobile device and protect that valuable data. 1: Set up your lock screen This should be a no-brainer, but I’m always shocked to see how many mobile users … Continue reading

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Five outstanding Open source audio editors

A solid audio editor might not seem to belong at the top of your must-have list. It is, however, a tool that can go a long way toward helping you with your business. How? With an audio editor, you can … Continue reading

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Ransomware, Cryptolocker, hits systems

Cryptolocker, a ransomware Trojan virus, encrypts a victim’s files and then demands payment for the key, and is indicative of the lengths nefarious types will go to for a few dollars of ill-gotten gains. Ransomware is on the rise and … Continue reading

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Free diagnostic tools for your portable tech toolkit

When you head out for a job, be sure you take this collection of handy go-anywhere troubleshooting tools. 1: Process Explorer Process Explorer (Figure A) is the tool to use when you really need information about a process and what … Continue reading

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