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Worst Passwords

FYI (geek news) worst password no longer “password” Excerpt from You might have thought that it would be hard to come up with a worse password than ‘password,’ but according to a chart compiled by SplashData from hacked accounts, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Passwords

Excerpt from Huffington Post article Top 10 WORST Internet Passwords Forty-two percent of the passwords used lowercase letters from “a to z”; only 6 percent mixed alpha-numeric and other characters.–abc-news-tech.html An attack that exposed 10,000 Hotmail, MSN and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Boosts Apple Sales?

Update 2017-12-12 of problem repeatedly documented since 2011 or earlier! Windows Updates has been Installing updates for 3 hours My pc has been doing windows update for 10 hours. i need to use now Fast forward December 2017: A Windows … Continue reading

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Hi-Tech Hand Held Dangers

Avoid these Common Security Dangers Throwaway boarding pass invites identity theft, see (video from USA Today) “like publishing one’s drivers license on Craigslist!” ? Online banking with public wifi – fed warning and Starbucks Simple passwords are hackers’ goldmine! GPS … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned PostMortem of WannaCry Ransomware

Malware, Ransomware, and what to do  CNN – who and when ZDNET – the “how” and how the problem has morphed WebRoot : scope and how to prevent CNN – who and when The ransomware took control of computers around the … Continue reading

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Introducing “Excel-On-Demand”  Make your Life at work Easier:  Speed Up your Ms-Excel, Word, and MS-Access record-keeping and reporting! For years MS-Office has trained YOU and I  to perform redundant and obscure shortcut-key-combinations ?   Finally someone has fought back and … Continue reading

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 Classic iOS iPad Exploit

resources reporting iPad vulnerability Especially interesting because of this FAILURE of the most basic QA principle of Limit testing: (and corollary “buffer limit testing“) many years after  Apple achieved titan status. Document Title: =============== Apple iOS v10.1.1 – … Continue reading

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