–How to Understand More of What you Read Do you want to understand more of what you read, even when the material seems to be too complex for you? No problem! Just follow Ann McNeal’s four-step guide for reading a research paper. –Office Ergonomics – Make Your Work Hours at the Computer More Comfortable A […]
Tim Wilson, Site Editor for DarkReading.com, has just posted a simple, no-nonsense article explaining how to develop an effective computer security intrusion response policy. A must read for all of you who are managing a network with no security policies in place. Well, it’s finally happened. Despite all your efforts to stop both internal and external […]
The Mozilla Foundation has announced yesterday that starting April 24th, they would stop supporting all versions of Firefox prior to version 2.0. Still running on version 1.5? Hurry up and upgrade before it’s too late! Here’s a link to the latest version of Firefox bundled with the Google toolbar.
Talk about a bad day at the office: a computer technician working for the Alaskan government accidentally wipes out nine months’ worth of critical data, only to find later that his backup plan isn’t working. Ouch! If you’ve used a computer for long, you’ve experienced the chilling moment when you realize you’ve mistakenly deleted something […]
Right after the months of Apple, PHP and browsers bugs, 2 “security researchers” have decided to follow the “Month of Bugs” trend and make April a month of daily MySpace vulnerability disclosures. According to the duo, the main goal of this new effort is not really about making MySpace more secure but more about showing […]
You’ve heard of rootkits (the stealthy tools that help attackers hide their activity on your computer), but do you know the difference between user mode rootkits and kernel mode rootkits? And how do you detect and defend against them? If not, then enlight yourself by watching this interesting video from the security Pros at Watchguard. […]
Yes folks, the 802.11 working group has finally gave its thumb up to draft 2.0 of the 802.11n protocol. In real world terms, this means that we’ll finally be seeing 802.11n compliant wireless devices appearing on the market before the end of the year. If you are looking to change your wireless router in coming […]
Seagate has been working on a laptop hard drive featuring built-in hardware encryption for years now, and finally, the fruit of their labor has just been released on the market: The Moentus 5400 FDE.2. The Momentus is a serial ATA drive that spins at 5,400 rpm, has a 1.5Gbit/sec throughput and comes with pre-boot authentication […]