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What’s Wrong with Using Public Wi-Fi?

Most of us put a lot of effort into finding free Wi-Fi, but public Wi-Fi networks have their own share of problems—particularly that it’s very insecure. Even if a Wi-Fi network has a password, other people on the network could … Continue reading

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What do Viruses, Trojans, and Other Malware Actually Do?

Everyone knows viruses and trojans are bad, but a lot of people don’t know how exactly they work. Viruses, for example, are programs that copy themselves and infect a computer, spreading from one to another—just like, well, a real life … Continue reading

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How Do I Keep My Laptop’s Battery In Good Health?

You’ve probably heard some people say you should drain your battery completely before charging it, or that you should keep it between 40% and 80% all the time to make it last longer. Most of these rules are outdated, applying … Continue reading

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Tweak Windows 10 for Speed!

Windows 10 much like other Microsoft operating systems has been over-inflated with to many services and features. This guide has some tips, tricks, and tweaks to increase performance on Window 10. Maximizing the amount of physical RAM makes a dramatic … Continue reading

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Hylafax-IAXModem-Elastix-Avantfax Slow reloading fix

This is one that plagued me for a while. Unfortunately the fix was not found anywhere that I could locate. We run eFax servers that utilize Elastix (Build on top of FreePBX), Hylafax, IAXModem, and Avantfax for a front end. … Continue reading

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USB Rubber Ducky | USB Rubber Ducky

I want one of these 🙂

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Netstat – Examples used for finding DDOS

netstat -na This display all active Internet connections to the server and only established connections are included. netstat -an | grep :80 | sort Show only active Internet connections to the server on port 80, this is the http port … Continue reading

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Hak5 – Building a high performance home router

This was a pretty cool setup.

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Apple Releases Security Updates for QuickTime, Safari, Mac EFI, OS X Yosemite, and iOS

Apple has released security updates for QuickTime, Safari, Mac Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI), OS X Yosemite, and iOS. Exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to obtain elevated privileges or crash applications. Available updates include: QuickTime 7.7.7 … Continue reading

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ISC Releases Security Updates for BIND

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released security updates to address a vulnerability in BIND. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition. Updates available include: BIND 9-version 9.9.7-P1 BIND 9-version 9.10.2-P2 … Continue reading

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