Tagged: Security

Well, It Is About Time: Why Coin Is the Wallet Replacement We’ve Been Looking For…

Well, It Is About Time: Why Coin Is the Wallet Replacement We’ve Been Looking For…

I don’t like carrying my wallet around. I hate to thing about what sitting with my wallet in my back pocket does to my spine. There are always so many cards and they always...

Escaping the Trap of Cell Phone Tracking

Escaping the Trap of Cell Phone Tracking

[Editor’s Note: This article is a guest post by JoBeth Hartford. She works for a mobile media company writing video scripts. She hopes to start her own mobile tech publication someday in the future....

Tech News Summary for May 2nd, 2013.

Tech News Summary for May 2nd, 2013.

Thorin Klosowski. “Are Phones Good Productivity Tools.” Lifehacker. I’m not a fan of smartphones or tablets replacing PC’s. They just aren’t as efficient as Klosowski points out – but that doesn’t mean that there...

Did Hackers Gain Access to All Your Personal Information?!?

Did Hackers Gain Access to All Your Personal Information?!?

Introduction “Out of sight, out of mind.” This is true of so many important aspects of life. We know we should do something about them, but we don’t – because we forget about them...

Understanding DNS.

Understanding DNS.

Sean Gallagher wrote this great article for Ars Technica entitled, “How Anonymous plans to use DNS as a weapon.” Yeah, it is a bit of a mouthful – but the article is an excellent...

Criminal Background Checks.

Criminal Background Checks.

Update: See the end of this article for some important updates. Recently I’ve been looking into what options are available for folks who need to run criminal background checks. This field has been changing...

Home and Small Business Access Control Systems.

Home and Small Business Access Control Systems.

Introduction In this article I’ll be sharing the fruits of my research on home and small business access control systems. I’ve been doing some research in this area recently and figured if I had...

KeePass – Free Software for Keeping Your Critical Information Safe.

KeePass – Free Software for Keeping Your Critical Information Safe.

KeePass is a free and open source password manager that easily outstrips the commercial alternatives I have encountered. I’ve been using KeePass for several years now and can’t complain one bit. What For? You...

Avast – Powerful and Effective Antivirus.

Avast – Powerful and Effective Antivirus.

I’ve been using computers for a long time and remember Apple and Commodore computers when the concept of viruses was completely foreign. Over the years the threats from viruses and various sorts of malware...