According to a survey conducted by 8e6 Technologies (www.8e6.com), employees are using company computers and resources to conduct non-work related activities. Some of these activities simply wasting time, but others are malicious, or threaten company security or data.Details
Phishing is alive and well. Phishing is a way of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.Details
As a follow-up to Kevin’s previous article on Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Vulnerability, I wanted to quickly provide an update as to how you can protect yourself and, if you just want someone to take care of it for you, that’s what our business is all about, and we’re here for you, of course (you may call us or request a call/service on-line).Details
You may have noticed that some of the websites you frequently visit are not working today. This is because countless websites are “going dark” in protest of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the U.S., which will be voted on as of January 24th. The list includes Wikipedia, Reddit, Tucows, and a few hundred, if…Details
You’ve heard of SOPA, right? This is a bill in the U.S. that will make it really easy for the government to shutdown websites that they THINK are illegal, etc. If you aren’t aware, you really should be, as it could potentially touch us all. GoDaddy initially supported SOPA, and the Internet community has lashed out at them, causing GoDaddy to reverse their decision on the issue.Details
Sales is not a 4-letter word (really, count them). What can we call this that won’t make you groan or look like you just ate a lemon? You tell me.
As Nerds, we love technology, we love solving problems, and we love helping clients solve problems with technology. “sales” is just the most effective way of doing what we love to do, though our goal is simply to enable technology to help their business be more successful. That said, we are always looking to improve how we do business as well.
http://youtu.be/i_5clS45uAE Hi! Start of a new year – Happy New Year! Don’t believe the prognosticators, the Mayans just ran out of rock… that’s why they PLANNED on the world ending (in 2012). Big, Hairy & Audacious goals! I’m sure you’ve heard that expression before. The challenge with big, hairy and audacious is the stretching. Literally,…Details
Most routers released in recent years are at risk, due to a vulnerability discovered in the WPS feature, which makes it easy for people to connect their computers to the router without having to get very technical about it, but – it turns out – security was sacrificed for simplicity, as an attacker can gain full access to the network by using a brute force attack.Details
DynDNS no longer offers a free service. Most nerds and many of our clients over the years have used the great free (as well as pro) services of DynDNS. Many of our clients only need the single hostname service to a single location for access to webcams at home, for example.Details