Hundreds of millions of people rely on web-based services like Hotmail, Yahoo, and Gmail for their email needs. So far this year, both Hotmail and GMail have experienced problems that resulted in lost email and settings being reset. Both companies apologized for the “glitches”, but that doesn’t negate the fact that hundreds of thousands of people lost their email.
[this post from Nerd Dennis Houseknecht] 1. Think that putting a password on a hard drive protects it from unauthorized access? Well, think again. 2. Have sensitive data? An SSD drive is not the best place for it. Securely erasing data from SSD drives is much more difficult and much less reliable than erasing it [...]
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[This post is from Nerd Dennis Houseknecht] The important point here is not “who”, but “how”. This is an example of spear phishing at its best (worst?). The best firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and data loss prevention in the world cannot stop phishing attacks – only education and understanding will foil these attacks. The weakest [...]
Have you ever searched Google for an answer to a question you didn’t know, or steps for something you couldn’t quite understand? More often then not you will find yourself in someone’s forum, where people post all forms of data. Some a little more helpful then others. The point being, Joomla has a free Forum [...]
Free is always a good price. Games like Angry Birds and Monkey Jump can be fun and addictive (and major time-killers), but be careful about downloading them from third-party sites. These games can be cloned and wrapped in malware.
Starting on March 1, Nerds On Site will begin requiring strong passwords for all of it’s email accounts. This means that when a client logs into their webmail system, the webmail interface will prompt them to reset their password if it isn’t already secure. A strong email password will make it much harder to a [...]
Just spent the evening (Feb 1o/2011) with James Keenleyside-Richter at a Sarnia Sting Vs. London Knights hockey game here in Sarnia. James negotiated a table just inside the main entrance where we were able to set up shop and sing the praises of nerding and NerdsBackup to the people of Sarnia as they arrived to watch some hockey.