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To Coast or not To Coast- That is The Question
COAST- Just what is going on in this non-profit organization?
Two Critical Patches Released from Microsoft- Severe Status
Yet another barrage of patching users will need to do to keep machines up with the latest and greatest security holes in their favorite MSFT products.
What's An Update Number?
Microsoft releases updates with a number attached. This article explains the systems and how they are used.
Media Destruction: Destroy CDs, DVDs, and Diskettes.
All data should be treated as if it were sensitive no matter what form it is. Learn about degaussing, shredding and wiping media.
Phishing Attacks Avoiding with Common Sense and Free Credit Disclosure
Phishing attacks are on the rise and a real hazard for the uneducated Internet user. Learn how phishing works and a few common sense tactics to protect yourself.
Internet Spying on Political Contributions- Made Easy with a Click
Everything personal is open to examination in today's world and that includes political donations by ordinary citizens and even famous ones.
The Dangers of Desktop Search- Google Tool as Spyware
Great technology doesn't always mean it is safe technology. Google's new Desktop Search agent is powerful...perhaps too powerful.
Internet Cookies- Spyware or Neutral Technology?
Ever wondered about cookies? This article answers the basic questions you have and looks at how they are used and how they can be abused.
ExtortionWare : FTC Files First Spyware Case
Finally the FTC acts and this time they are going after a new breed of extortion ware.
Book: Cleaning Windows XP for Dummies
Are you completely new to the world of XP? Try this book on how to manage, tweak, fix and get your hands around the XP operating system. Well written to acquaint the novice user with intermediate XP concepts.