How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbor’s WiFi

Posted by on Aug 10, 2014 in Internet, Privacy, Security News, Technology, Tips & Tricks, Training & Instruction

How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbor’s WiFi Written by Andy Greenberg / Courtesy of Wired.com Late last month, a Siamese cat named Coco went wandering in his suburban Washington, DC neighborhood. He spent three hours exploring nearby backyards. He killed a mouse, whose carcass he thoughtfully brought home to his...

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The War on Tech Support Scammers

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in Privacy, Security News, Technology, Tips & Tricks, Training & Instruction, Virus Alert Information

Inside the US government’s war on tech support scammers PCCare247 allegedly collected millions in ill-gotten fees. But the FTC fought back. Written by Nate Anderson / Courtesy of Arstechnica Sitting in front of her PC, the phone in her hand connected to a tech support company half a world away, Sheryl Novick was about to get...

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BitTorrent Sync: Unlimited & Encrypted

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Fun Stuff, Internet, Linux / Unix, Mac / Apple, Privacy, River Net News, Security News, Smart Phones, Technology, Tips & Tricks, Training & Instruction, Windows

Watch out, DropBox. BitTorrent Sync Launches for iOS, Brings Unlimited File Backup and Encrypted File Transfers Written by Richard Padilla / Courtesy of MacRumors Popular peer-to-peer service BitTorrent has launched BitTorrent Sync for iOS, an app that allows users to sync and backup an unlimited number of files across their...

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Think Twice Before You Save Passwords in Your Chrome Browser

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Featured, Internet, Miscellaneous, Privacy, River Net News, Security News, Technology, Tips & Tricks, Training & Instruction, Virus Alert Information

Chrome does not encrypt or protect saved passwords. Written by Joanna Stern / Courtesy of ABC News Chrome does not encrypt or protect saved passwords. It might be convenient to save your Facebook or e-mail password in your Chrome browser so you don’t have to repeatedly type it in, but you might want to think twice before...

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