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Technology | Posted on 30 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Microsoft Security Essentials | Tagged with , , , .

After several months of beta testing, Microsoft has released Security Essentials (MSE) to mixed reviews. MSE is essentially a rehash of Windows Defender. It’s billed as a core set

Technology | Posted on 29 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Cant Speak SSL? | Tagged with , , , .

Telnet is a good tool for testing basic connectivity to a service for such things as verifying firewall rules. It’s especially good for stripped down environments where there is not

Technology | Posted on 24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Secure Database Connections In Drupal | Tagged with , .

If you are setting up a Drupal site with an SSL certificate in a shared environment such as an ISP or hosting center, one of the things that you need

Technology | Posted on 22 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on IObit Security 360
IObit Security 360 (IS360) is a malware and spyware removal tool. This application has a very simple interface to several very nice tools. The main features are quickly accessed with just a couple of clicks. Updates are very easy to apply. There is an update button on the main startup screen. We checked for updates before running any tests. We used a Dell Latitude 820 running XP along with a variety of other security tools.
Technology | Posted on 17 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Trustworthy Sites?

By now, news of the New York Times malware scam is starting to spread across the internet. The malicious site started out as a relatively innocuous ad, but was swapped

中文 | Posted on 7 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Spam Spam Spam | Tagged with , .

I don’t get much spam in my QQ account. Strangely enough, it’s somewhat rare. The small bit of spam that I do get comes consistently from one source – Dell.

Technology | Posted on 6 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Lazy WordPress Bloggers Put Blogs At Risk | Tagged with , , , .

WordPress bloggers that do not keep their sites up to date are putting their reputations at risk. According to a recent announcement on the WordPress blog, a worm is