Category Archives: Security

Windows 10? Here are privacy issues you should consider

http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2015/07/29/wind-nos/ More and more reasons to try or switch to Linux.  Beware of Windows 10 “Free” upgrade … it will only cost your privacy. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM

Virtual desktops don’t replace EMM https://gigaom.com/2015/01/18/virtual-desktops-dont-replace-emm/ The firm I work for does both MDM and VDI. That’s the nature of IT support in legal firms. Access whenever wherever and however but still securely. Posted from WordPress for Android via my … Continue reading

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That Time Stargate: Universe Hid Cryptographic Messages In Plain Sight

http://space.io9.com/cryptography-embedded-in-stargate-universe-is-a-lesson-1634445198/1634612853/+rtgonzalez Now I wish I still had Stargate Universe on my DVR.  Guess I’ll see if Netflix has it. I should have stuck to my math guns.  Cryptography is so cool! Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. … Continue reading

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Article: How to protect yourself against hackers (or at least make it difficult for them)

How to protect yourself against hackers (or at least make it difficult for them) http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/09/03/protect-hackers-least-make-difficult/ My good deed for the day: providing the link above to you and asking you to take note. Better safe than sorry. Posted from WordPress … Continue reading

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Article: USB devices can secretly infect computers, researchers say

USB devices can secretly infect computers, researchers say http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28701124?ocid=socialflow_twitter Friday morning wake up call. Don’t trust anything … especially USB sticks from strangers.

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Article: What happens to your online accounts when you die?

What happens to your online accounts when you die? http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2014/Digital-afterlife:-What-happens-to-your-email,-other-accounts-when-you-die-and-don’t-specify?%2Fid-07bd94e6e92c4333bb8f4dd1bfe7e844 I need to read my Terms of Service more closely.  I had planned on passing on my password archive to my descendants but that may actually be prevented according to … Continue reading

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Article: Comcast Is Turning The US Into Its Own Private Hotspot

Comcast Is Turning The US Into Its Own Private Hotspot http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/11/comcast-is-turning-the-us-into-its-own-private-hotspot/?ncid=rss Reminder to self: make sure Time Warner Road Runner Internet service does NOT include this new feature. If it does (or might soon since Comcast bought them) … opt … Continue reading

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