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Beware The Trojan Horse

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

This article has been written because I recently read a short quote which made me stop in my tracks and take heed. What was the quote, it went like this Trojan Horse is it a Greek myth or your computer nemesis. I hope that this article will help to clarify matters. We have all heard the term Trojan Horse, but what exactly is it? A Trojan Horse is a destructive program that masquerades as a harmless application. Unlike viruses, Trojan Horses do not replicate themselves, but they can be just as ...
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How Outdoor Security Lights Help Keep Your Home Safe

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

We have all seen them, maybe while trick or treating or just walking home from the neighbors house at night. Outdoor security lights help keep your home light during the hours of darkness. Most of these outdoor lights provide motion detection and will turn on automatically when something or someone moves in the vicinity of the exterior of your home. Security lights are very cost effective and a great addition to any home security system. They flood the exterior of your home with light at the ...
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Tips for starting your own Internet Business

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Starting your Internet Home Business isn't hard, but it isn't easy either. (Aren't you glad I cleared that up?) What I mean to say is that if you have a product or opportunity that the public is interested in, it isn't hard to start an internet business and get your product or opportunity noticed. First of all you will need to build a website. Although, you will go through your headaches with your website building adventure, it's fairly easy, ultra cheap, and these days you can even build a ...
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Managed Server Security-A Secure Server Is Essential When Finding The Right Hosting Company

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

How can you find the right managed server security service for your web site in order get you the best service possible? Unfortunately today, with the rising amount of competition among web site service providers, there are literally hundreds if not thousands of website hosting providers to choose from. While this can certainly be a good thing, as it will provide you more quality from which to choose from, they can make finding the right one a much more difficult task. Here are some helpful ...
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Recovering Your Lost Or Deleted Files: How I Entered The Data Recovery World

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

I Recently faced one of my worst computer nightmares. I accidentally deleted a folder stuffed with really important files and then I immediately cleaned the contents of my recycle bin. Minutes later I discovered the bitter truth. My precious files where lost. This sad and frustrating incident got me involved in the data recovery world. Many people may not even know the existence of the data recovery industry. Did you know that it is actually a multi-million dollar industry? Businesses all over ...
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The Use of the Internet for Finding Good Jobs

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

You are looking for a job and you don't know where to start. Don't panic, this is a frequent problem job seekers come across every day. The best place to start is Internet. Things aren't as they use to be a few years ago when everyone would have looked for a new job in a newspaper or trade magazine. Companies used head hunting and search firms in order to find good workers. Nowadays employers look for new workers over the Internet and employees use it to look for jobs. It may look as finding a ...
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Why Information Security Software Isn't Enough to Protect You Online

Monday, October 8th, 2012

People who constantly transact business over the internet should be in fear of losing their financial details and thus should focus on information security at all times. One of the worst things that can happen to you over the Internet is for you to lose your money and credit rating overnight. How it can happen is anyone's guess but do you want to lose the entire money and credit reputation you spent years building overnight and to some crooks? Millions of people suffer from the scourge of ...
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Biometric Software as a multidimensional security solution

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

As companies face increasing challenges to manage tangible and intangible assets, security protocols are of considerable importance. This is no more so than in the case of digital information flow. Whilst password access is the traditional means of restricting access, some organizations have fallen foul to vicious attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals who use a combination of sophisticated hacking, phishing and key logging techniques to comprise organizational systems. Biometric software is ...
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Transact Safely Online - How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Friday, October 5th, 2012

If you're planning to apply for netizenship in digital country, and join the millions of other migrants who are hopping on board to enjoy the freedom and glean the wealth of information and riches that the Web has to offer, you'll have to learn the culture of the web first, to acclimatize yourself well to its surroundings. Failure to do so will result in you standing out like a sore thumb, highly vulnerable to newbie taunts (think Borat) and scams (the online equivalent of being robbed in broad ...
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7 Tips for Internet Security

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

With the growth of the internet on a world wide basis, there has also been an increase in the number of scams and attempts to procure money or identity details illegally. This has given rise to the need to exercise caution in the websites frequented and to use credit card details responsibly for online purchases. Here are some guidelines to increase safety and protect your identity. 1. Always ensure that your browser version is keep up to date. This ensures that you are not exposed to old ...
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A Look at Computer Security Systems

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

The need for computer security systems is becoming ever greater in the modern world. As a society, we are more mobile than ever. Increasing globalization means that no matter where we are in the world, we will have the need to contact others in different corners of the globe. Consequently, more of us than ever are traveling with laptop computers. Even for those who are generally tied to an office, the computer has become almost an extension of the self. Theft of an office computer would be at ...
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Generating Internet Income? Utilise These Great Free Webmaster Tools

Monday, October 1st, 2012

There are so many free webmaster tools available on the internet to assist those of us using the internet to generate web income, here are but a few of the ones I could not do without. When looking for free webmaster tools, my advice to you is to be sure that you are using tools from a reputable site or, more importantly, if you are downloading software be very careful that the download does not contain adware and spyware or viruses for that matter! On that note let's start off with the free ...
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