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Category: Technology Tips

What is Wardriving?

May 8th, 2018 by
  What is wardriving? Wardriving is a technique by hackers and security experts to conduct large-scale surveillance of networks by simply driving by their signals and recording the information. It is also a game played among many of them to see who can collect the most network-data. It starts with downloading an app such as G-MoN or Wigle. Once the app is installed and an account is setup, the individual only needs to drive around and it will automatically capture the information being broadcasted by wireless devices. These devices can be wireless access points, wireless printers, Bluetooth devices, and home automation systems.   Why ...
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Switch to Fast & Secure DNS

April 3rd, 2018 by
We have seen a very exciting development in the technology community! In today's hectic online environment, it is easy to forget that there are many sites keeping tabs on your whereabouts. It could be your shopping preferences, political opinions, surfing habits, and much more. Cloudflare, a well-known Internet privacy and security company, just launched its 1.1.1.1 DNS service (with 1.0.0.1 as an alternate for redundancy). This new service is performance-driven and privacy-focused. Unlike their competitors such as Google and OpenDNS, Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS service can reach faster resolutions as low as 11.3-14 milliseconds and clears its logs every 24 hours to ...
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Password Security Tips

October 19th, 2017 by
Bes Best Practices for Password Security: Length, Complexity and Use a Password Keeper The most used mechanism for authentication is the password. Access is gained with passwords for mobile devices, computers, operating systems, and networks. Essentially, passwords are part our daily lives. Password security requirements have changed, and numerous passwords must contain a lengthy amount of characters that oftentimes include a combination of both lower and upper-case letters, numbers, and special characters. The password strength is seen as how long and/or how complex it is. Although passwords are unable to stop attacks, by using strong passwords cyber attacks are discouraged and slowed ...
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Hurricane Preparations for your Technology

September 8th, 2017 by
Every year during Hurricane Season we get questions from clients about how to protect their electronic devices, like computers, from the storms. Just like you take measures to protect your home and family, there are several things you can do in advance to protect your technology. Power surge and water damage can be difficult or even impossible to repair. Below are a few ways you can be proactive - to save yourself time, money and headaches with our hurricane preparedness tips. Cloud Based Servers are Best Backup your important computer files to a cloud based service, like Google Drive or Dropbox. Cloud based solutions ...
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Windows Keyboard Shortcuts

April 27th, 2017 by
I love keyboard shortcuts; however, there are some that I just can't remember and have to Google every single time.  How do I do a screen capture again?  Instead of mousing over and finding what you need in a menu, memorize these Windows keyboard shortcuts to save a little time. Plus, it will make you look way smarter to coworkers when you perform fancy keyboard moves in front of them. Bookmark this page, or download the printable Windows Keyboard Shortcuts (PDF) and post it up in your cubicle. The New Control, Alt, Delete You'll want to remember this one. If a program is acting up or frozen, ...
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