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This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series Learning to ProgramThere are probably as many Integrated Development Environments as there are programming languages. That’s not even counting using notepad, the command line, notepad ++, or other text editors. Some of the IDE’s are specific to a language, while […]

Learning to Program – Integrated Development Environments (IDE’s)


It’s that time of year when people do their Fall Cleaning. I’m doing it around the apartment and my blog as well. The inspiration came from Lorelle’s Blog, specifically her Blog Exercises category. So you’ll see a few changes over the next couple of weeks. Old posts that refer to […]

Cleaning up the place.


This entry is part of 6 in the series Computer Security Made SimpleIn my previous posts, I have covered what ransomware is, what it does, and how it attacks. I’ll wrap this series up with some defensive measures that you can take (and no, switching to another operating system isn’t […]

Ransomware: What is it, and how do you defend yourself ...




This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Computer Security Made SimpleIn the previous two posts, I discussed what Ransomware is and how it attacks your system. In this post, I’ll go into what exactly happens when you’re infected and what happens if you pay (assuming that the […]

Ransomware: What is it, and how do you defend yourself ...


This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Computer Security Made SimpleIn yesterday’s post, I discussed the terms used to explain ransomware and also a simple explanation of what it is. Today I’m going to dig a little deeper into the actual tech behind the attack. First, a […]

Ransomware: What is it, and how do you defend yourself ...



This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Computer Security Made SimpleIn the past month or so, the topic of Ransomware has come up repeatedly in the news. And not just on the Tech-related sites, but the national and local news. With entire hospitals, universities, corporations, and even […]

Ransomware: What is it, and how do you defend yourself ...