How To De-Tech Your Family For The Holidays

Dec 16, 2014 by

How To De-Tech Your Family For The Holidays Written by Leanne Tan / Courtesy of Hongkiat It’s that time of the year where the family comes together around the table to savour each other’s company and the sumptuous meal in front of them. Then… a notification sound comes in – there goes someone checking on Facebook or a messaging app again....

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The Internet is on Fire: Mikko Hypponen’s Big Brother TED Talk

Dec 11, 2014 by

The Internet is on Fire: Mikko Hypponen Our partner F-Secure‘s very own Mikko Hypponen gave this talk recently at the TEDxBrussels event.  In the talk he covers recent examples on how we are increasingly living an aquarium life as more and more of our everyday tasks can be monitored.  Watch the video below: This was the third time Mikko...

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Botched Windows Update triggers error messages, no response from Microsoft

Dec 10, 2014 by

Botched KB 3004394 triggers error messages, but no response from Microsoft That’s not the only bad patch in yesterday’s release: There’s also an easily fixed error that prevents KB 3002339 from installing. Written by Woody Leonhard / Courtesy of InfoWorld If yesterday was Black Tuesday, today must be Crash Wednesday. I’m...

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Google Can Now Tell You’re Not a Robot With Just One Click

Dec 4, 2014 by

Google Can Now Tell You’re Not a Robot With Just One Click Written by Andy Greenberg / Courtest of Wired.com When Alan Turing first conceived of the Turing Test in 1947, he suggested that a computer program’s resemblance to a human mind could be gauged by making it answer a series of questions written by an interrogator in another room. Jump...

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How To Test your Anti-Virus Software?

Dec 3, 2014 by

How To Test your Anti-Virus Software? There’s a lot of antivirus applications available on the internet and each of them claims to detect and remove malicious viruses from your computer. Generally, most of these software applications are available for free; but despite their claims to protect your PC, usually they are worthless. Unless you...

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History of the Hamburger

Nov 4, 2014 by

A Brief History of the Hamburger Icon Written by Karla Urbina / Courtesy of Placeit.net We have all seen the hamburger icon. As a matter of fact most of us probably use it on a daily basis. It has become a staple in website and app design. I’m even looking at it now on the top right corner of Google Chrome. Lately, there has been much debate...

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See Inside! Take Our Virtual Tour

Oct 30, 2014 by

Thanks to Bill Brokaw / Frenchtown 360 for the panoramic virtual tour inside River Net Creative Industries. See Inside River Net Computers:   See Inside River Net Creative...

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CryptoWall Ransomware Malvertising Targets AOL, Yahoo & More

Oct 24, 2014 by

Web pages managed by AOL, Yahoo, Match.com, and The Atlantic have this week been detected as serving malicious ads, which may have put visitors to those sites vulnerable to downloading ransomware, warn researchers.Web pages managed by AOL, Yahoo, Match.com, and The Atlantic have this week been detected as serving malicious ads, which may have put...

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Here’s Why Public Wifi is a Public Health Hazard

Oct 17, 2014 by

Written by Maurits Martijn / Courtesy of Medium.com Maybe Better If You Don’t Read This Story on Public WiFi We took a hacker to a café and, in 20 minutes, he knew where everyone else was born, what schools they attended, and the last five things they googled. In his backpack, Wouter Slotboom, 34, carries around a small black device, slightly...

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Dropbox says it wasn’t hacked, passwords stolen from other services

Oct 14, 2014 by

Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more. Dropbox says it wasn’t hacked, released passwords ‘stolen from unrelated services’ Written by Nathan Ingraham / Courtesy of The Verge Yesterday, a plain-text file was posted to Pastebin with a provocative...

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