What is Hacktivism? A short history of Anonymous, Lulzsec and the Arab SpringPC AdvisorOver the past two years around 90 people - some as young as 16 years old - have been arrested in the US, UK, and mainland Europe for online criminal activities…
I have been intrigued by the Anonymous Hacker over the past many months. This is an excellent article about the group and how it got started. I hope that you enjoy the read.
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Fans of sweeping curves and a sleek, minimalist, colour scheme might think twice about Windows 8 – but that’s the point. Apple has dominated the ‘cool’ factor in the computer industry for years, and Microsoft is well aware it …
Please leave me a comment on your thoughts of upgrading to Windows 8. Also, let me know if you are going to pay the extra money for a touch screen monitor.
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RTAnonymous hacker behind Stratfor attack faces life in prisonRTJeremy’s legal team stated they would appeal this denial of bail,” she writes on a Facebook group for Hammond.
Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think about this sentence. If you want to read or listen to a book about the Anonymous Hacker group, go to Amazon and pick up the book We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgenc http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316213543/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0316213543&linkCode=as2&tag=techntips0c-20 ….it is an interesting read. You can also go to www.audible.com and grab a copy of the audio version.
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How To Effectively Secure Your New ComputerGizmodo AustraliaSecuring your computer isn’t very difficult, but the honest truth is that it’s time consuming.
This an excellent article on securing that brand new computer that you get for Christmas! It is so important that you not just take the computer out of the box and go straight to the internet. Secure your computer first and then use it. It may take a little time, but it will be well worth it in the long run.
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Certified Ethical Hacker, Computer Security Professional, Computer Forensics · Home · Who I am · Certifications · Resume · Bio · News & Press · Services · Contact · Blog · Trusteer prevents hackers attacking bank accounts · Home » Blog …
I can personally say that using Trusteer will help protect you from man in the middle browser attacks when accessing your online banking account. You can go to http://www.trusteer.com/download-trusteer-rapport to see if your bank utilizes the Trusteer Rapport product.
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Your Source for Security Information and Malware Prevention (RT @bmeyer41: [Updated] Useful Computer Security Resources - added 10 reliable resources http://t.co/pPI8ZO23...)…
Here is an excellent article which contains numerous articles about cyber security, security awareness, security 101, identity theft, phishing, online security and many others. The article gives you a wealth of online security tips to use at home and at work.
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Hewlett-Packard (HP) has advised consumer customers not to downgrade new PCs equipped with Windows 8 to the earlier Windows 7.
This is certainly good to know if you are buying a new Hewlett-Packard desktop or HP laptop.
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Calling all geeks! It looks like the US Government is searching for some ethical hackers for jobs with Homeland Security. Check out this article about jobs with the Department of Homeland Security.
“Homeland Security hopes to offer ‘cooler’ jobs to overcome its difficulty in recruiting and retaining cyber-security experts (RT @intelcanada: Got the ins-and-outs of your #Ultrabook down? You could put that INTELligence to work for U.S”
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This is an interesting article about the status of IT security I hope that you will find interesting.
“Security firm Kaspersky has released its latest IT Threat Evolution report. There were some interesting findings in the report, as always, but the most interesting thing that stuck …”
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I know that I talk about how I love Google Chrome and the speed and security benefits from using it but some computer users still like using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Â So I wanted to create a post on how to get the latest version of Internet Explorer. Â If you are a tried and true user of Internet Explorer, please leave me a comment below telling me what you like best about Internet Explorer. Â That would be great! Â I always like to hear from my readers.
There are many ways that you can get the latest version of Internet Explorer, but I would like to show you on of my favorite ways. Â Also, if you have the questionÂ what is theÂ latest version ofÂ Internet Explorer, then this post will help you as well. Â
Ok, here we go…
How to download the latest version of Internet Explorer:
1. Â You can do this from any Internet browser that you are using
2. Â Go to http://ie.microsoft.comÂ and you will see the download page
3. Â Click the drop down box to select your version of Microsoft Windows
4. Â You will either be running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of Windows. Â If you are not sure which version you are running, then just click the “Which version do I have” button for instructions to find out. Â I can tell you up front…, click on the Start button, Right Click on Computer and you will see either 32 bit operating system or 64 bit operating system in the dialog box. Â Hope that helps. Â :)
5. Â Click the Blue “Download Now” link to download the installer and run the file that is downloaded.
You may have already received Internet Explorer latest download automatically. Â Microsoft has made it part of their Windows Update Service, which delivers the latest important updates to your computer. Â To find out more about Windows Update, and to ensure that you have it turned on, click the Start button, in the search box, type Windows Update.
Well, there you have it. Â How to get the latest version of Internet Explorer and as an added bonus, how to check for your Windows Updates which includes application updates and security updates to help you stay up to date and secure.
Hope this helps someone.
If you are looking for a new Windows Desktop computer that is sleek, fast and a space saver, check out this awesome new one from HP on Amazon. Â These are really nice!
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