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What Is VoIP Security?

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Security is an obvious concern when it comes to any sort of technology, but even more so with any technology that is run through the Internet. Because VoIP runs through the Internet any information can be intercepted by anyone at any time. Because many things go through phone line, private information can wind up in the hands of the wrong person. Obviously, nothing is a one hundred percent guarantee because as fast as technology is made to keep information from getting in the wrong hands, the ...
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antivirus system pro adware and pro alert

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Looking to remove Windows Antivirus Pro? Well come join the parade. The infection has been taking the internet by storm lately. Don't sit on your hands, get rid of the malware right now. Do not permit this virus to remain on your system. Fake pop alerts are a familiar warning sign of registry infection. You may also notice changes to your desktop background and web browser. Spyware and keyloggers can be used to cause identity theft. Before learning to remove the virus you should know how it ...
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Offshore Lawyers vs. Onshore Lawyers

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Conflict of Interest Introduction - When setting up an offshore asset protection structure you should be using an offshore lawyer not a lawyer in your home country (onshore attorney). There are a number of reasons for this but one of the biggest reasons is there is a conflict of interest with an onshore law firm in your own country. If you have financial enemies and they attempt to go after your funds only to find out that you have relocated your assets offshore with the assistance of this ...
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Common Misconceptions About Internet Safety

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

There are constant threats lurking online. Unethical users, commonly referred to as "hackers", seem to continue to find new ways to obtain personal data, infiltrate trusted sources, and spread malicious code. Fortunately, technology based companies have recognized these dangers, and work diligently to offer software products that are designed to protect our cyber world. With that being said, there are a few common misconceptions about internet safety that may prevent users from ...
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Homeland Security - Protecting our Borders and Ports through

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Homeland Security - Protecting our Borders and Ports through Biometric, RFID, Sensor and Surveillance Technology Homeland Security Focused on Addressing Illegal Immigration and Terrorism through Stronger Borders and Ports By Ann-Marie Fleming, www.BorderandPortSecurity.com , www.HomelandDefenseStocks.com November 2005 Securing our ports and borders has become a major focus of Homeland Security, in particular since the events of 9/11. President Bush has made addressing problems with ...
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Satellite Internet vs Dial Up faster internet speeds

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Living in rural areas you may have had to suffer through long waits to connect to your dial-up service only to have your connection drop? Have you had to add another phone line to your home because you have a dial-up Internet provider - or - do you just let your phone line go unavailable while you are using the Internet? If you have answered yes to any of these questions - satellite Internet may be the solution for you. Are you in a rural area in the United States, where cable or DSL Internet ...
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Is There Really a Free ISP?

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

/p> Everyone who accesses the Internet has an Internet Service Provider or ISP, but most do not know what that means exactly. An ISP is a company with an Internet account that provides individuals and groups access to, or presence on, the Internet. That basically means they are what you go through to get on the Internet. There are many choices out there for an ISP offering countless different additional features for a monthly fee. But what about a free ISP? Does such a thing exist? The UK free ...
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What You Must Know As An Internet Marketer?

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

What You Must Know As An Internet Marketer? So, I assume that you are quite familiar with online business that why you are here. But, how o choose a best business opportunities and affiliate programs to let you Make REAL Profits? Just imagine, if you are a beginner or a online marketer, what you needs to be success in online world and get start? Find out this needs and become a affiliates promote this to what all the business seekers. For a beginner, they need a low cost or FREE step by step ...
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Internet Security - Myths And Realities

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

As Internet security is a major preoccupation of many people these days, there appeared some myths related to it. These myths can be dangerous sometimes and therefore you can find them in this article in order to remain informed on this matter. 1) Teens hack into your computer This is one of the most popular myths that exist today related to Internet security. In reality, things are way different. Many times, organized crime and marketers do that. This is because there are many ways they can ...
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5 Critical Steps to Protecting Your Computer on the Internet

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Spyware, viruses and worms... oh my! If you are connected to the internet, you need to make sure you get your computer set up properly if you want to avoid problems down the road. With all the viruses, spyware and other threats on the internet today, no computer should be set up without the proper protection. And that protection needs to be in place as soon after you hook up your new machine as possible. The following five steps will make your computer a much harder target for threats. You ...
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How Security Camera Systems Work

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Security camera systems work via closed-circuit television (CCTV). This CCTV differs from broadcast television because all of the components of the cameras and televisions are linked with cables or alternate direct means. CCTV can be viewed in real-time, and there is no need to broadcast a signal. CCTV can be found in many places, including airports, casinos, banks, and the streets. Cameras can be placed in inconspicuous or obvious places. There is usually a security room that has individual ...
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How to Avoid Getting Ripped-Off Online

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

(c) Jim Edwards - All Rights reserved ===================================== Online security is one of the top catch phrases these days, but hardly anybody knows what it means and worse, most home computer users think security only applies to corporations and online businesses. Most people think online security means simply protecting your credit card data from fraud and theft, but it actually goes way beyond that. The potential for mayhem and just plain disruption of your life doesn't just mean ...
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Internet Scams 101 -- Attacking You Through Your E-mail

Monday, December 19th, 2011

The Internet is filled with scams, and eventually they wind up in your e-mail box. The ingenuity of these people is astonishing. Their goal is usually to get you to click on an e-mail attachment, so they can infect your computer with a virus, a tracking cookie, and/or a trojan horse. 'COMPUTER VIRUSES strike fear into all our hearts. When a particularly vicious virus comes out, announcements are made on television and in newspapers. For a good discussion of computer viruses, go to ...
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Business Success Tips

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Business Success Tips by BB Lee (C)2005 mailto:smallbizbits@responsiblenetizen.org Starting an Home Based Business sounds exciting and very intriguing to many although it is often a hard and very involved task. Often, it would be great to have an experienced business owner to guide you in developing and improving your business. Taking you by the hand and leading you through all the challenges that many business owners will confront during the startup phase and throughout their business career. Gathered ...
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Essential Equipment For Your Home Office

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Essential Equipment For Your Home Office.. Home Office Tips by BB Lee(C)2003 This is part 4 in a series of Home Business Tip Articles. You can read previous tips at: http://www.angelfire.com/zine/smallbiz. This part concerns the basic equipment you will need in your home office if you want to be productive. A Computer: I assume most people reading this article already have a personal computer. Purchase the best you can afford. But, if you are budget minded, you can find many computer ...
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Ode to Bubble Wrap

Friday, December 16th, 2011

One of the most written prescriptions these days is for some form of anti-depressant. The world has a way of creeping in and crushing us under its weight. We try counseling, meditation, and medication to make us feel better. Far too rarely, do we try bubble wrap. Bubble wrap is one of the greatest inventions of all time. As a child, how often did you greet the arrival of packages with delight and anticipation? Not because there might be a present inside for you, but because it might be packed ...
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What you should know about your web host.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Yesterday I received a nice email in my inbox, I read that short and interesting email, it was like 5 to 6 lines max, at the end was a link which I was asked to click on. I did exactly that. I wait for about 1 minute but no page downloaded. I think my Internet connection gets down so I checked it but it was perfect. I refresh the page many times but results were same. I read all other mails and did my routine work. In evening suddenly I remember that mail. Since it was so Interesting, I again ...
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Threats Network Security Protects Against

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Top Reasons You Need Network Security Whether you engage in global commerce or have a network established simply to communicate with others on the Web, there are a number of threats that exist when operating in the realm of the World Wide Web. Network security is an important function that ultimately will protect your computer and data from multiple threats. Here are some examples of common threats networks are exposed to every day: Session Hijackers - Hijackers can access your computer in ...
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AVG Technologies announces its entry into India with the availability of AVG Free 8.5

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

AVG Technologies, the first global software developer to provide free real-time protection against the stealthiest threats to today's Internet users, today announced their entry into the Indian home and small business security solutions landscape with the availability of its AVG Free 8.5 security software. Today, almost everything that consumers value is on their computers. Almost every bit of high-value information including photographs, music, passwords and usernames they use to access bank ...
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Small Business's New Regulations

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Time was, you could just hang up a shingle and call yourself a business. As long as you didn't shoot anyone, you were pretty much left alone. Not so any more. A glut of federal and state regulations have come into being, many just over the past few years, and many apply to small businesses. These regulations are meant to accomplish any one of several social goods, such as protecting an individual's privacy and preventing identity theft, preventing corporate financial scandals, or lastly, or ...
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Speak Freely - Voice-Over-IP Taking Root

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Years ago, I tried to convince my parents, who lived about three hours away from me, to install a program called PGPfone on their computer so they could call me online for free (as a bonus, it was encrypted, so nobody could eavesdrop on their lecturing me about school and work!); but this was in the days of dialup access, and it was too complicated or something. But it did allow me to look a decade or so into the future and see the Internet merging with and taking over traditional technologies ...
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Are YOU Leaving Money on the Table?

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Are YOU Leaving Money on the Table? © 2002 Elena Fawkner For those of us in the U.S., tax time is here again. For those of you elsewhere, tax time is always around the corner. Oh joy, I hear you say. Well, if you're contemplating an online home-based business, it may be just that. Really. Here's how. Are you ready to start making money with, say, affiliate programs or by creating your own information product, but haven't really got off the ground yet because you're stuck in the stage of ...
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Tops in toolbars?

Friday, December 9th, 2011

By Jakob Jelling http://www.sitetube.com Most internet marketers are aware of, and probably use, the Google Toolbar. After all, it has been the only indicator of Google's PageRank number that has been assigned to a given web page. Whether the number is accurate, important, or even updated any more is a matter of debate on the marketing forums. But the only feature that was really worthwhile for more casual surfers, other than being able to use the Google search box directly, was the popup ...
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Promotional Conference Folders

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

An excellent way to get your company name out there is through promotional conference folders. During a conference, folders act as a means to keep all relevant information together. They are a literal necessity. However, at the end of the conference, the majority of people will take these folders home with the collected information'using them over and over again. If your company has a catchy logo on the cover, its advertisement will be seen time and time again and will remain in the user's ...
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7 Critical Steps To Protect Your Data

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

To minimize the significant risks arising from data loss, every company should take specific preventative measures to protect their critical business data. These measures fall into two broad categories: physical security and digital security. We will identify seven critical steps to ensure your data is secure, then look at the additional protection required to keep your data available. Here, we look at physical security and the three key steps a company should take to ensure their data is ...
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Watch TV online from your computer is the future of television

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Watch TV First, define the concept as an Internet TV online TV telecast known or via the Internet. Online TV is not to be confused with Internet Protocol Television and Web TV. Watch TV online, as the television at all, then the customer can select the TV program they want the directory or file browse. There are two ways to view live television over the Internet, the program is downloaded to your computer or streamed directly from the player. Watch TV Online offers viewers a ...
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Packers And Movers : Take-Away Of Relocation Stress

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Nothing is subtle, changes take place with time. Sometime this change also demands withdrawing all your emotions with current place and move to the new location. There are only few things, which can accompany while you shift to new home, office or place. Without a doubt things are also to be  relocated along. Protection and care of the items are the priorities, which are of great concern.Logistics services are the nexus, while shifting is to be done within city, state or to other state and ...
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Network Security - Little Known Threats

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Little Known Network Security Threats There are a number of common network security threats that can damage your network. Some prime examples include remote login capability, SMTP hijacking and backdoor entry to a computer network. There are however dozens of other ways someone can inadvertedly access your network and steal or damage your data. Here are just a few network security threats you should be aware of, whether you operate a private or corporate network. DNS - DNS or denial of service ...
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AV Antivirus Suite Removal - How to Remove AV Antivirus Suite Off Your PC

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

What is AV Antivirus Suite? AV Antivirus Suite, short for malicious software, is the software designed to invade or destroy computer system without the users' knowing. AV Antivirus Suite usually processes with many harmful and unwanted bugs and bring lots of inconveniences to computer users, such as changing your homepage automatically; monitoring your web browsing; keeping poping up while you surf the net or making your PC run much slower than before. In order to retrieve your enjoyable ...
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Simple Steps in Uninstalling Av. exe

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

You are wondering why your PC is running slow, as well as your internet connection. Could it be due to the Av.exe software that you have downloaded? Unfortunately, you have been a victim of a scam! You probably thought it is a malware utility which is quite the opposite. It is actually a virus and as such, you cannot easily remove Av.exe. Even to uninstall Av.exe using the options in the control panel will do no good. Currently, there are many viruses disguised as malware utility. In fact, we ...
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Best Breeds Of Dogs For Tots

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

One of the many considerations when it comes to selecting dog breeds good for kids is the good natured response of the dog. It must be kept in mind that no one could control the eventual reaction of the animal given different circumstances and it is with these circumstances that the dog should be observed. Parents must see to it that the dog has a good temperament, one that has necessary toleration for a kid's fondness while at the same time be able to provide protection in cases of emergency ...
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