online piracy


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 ...


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http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_on_the_issues/archive/2010/10/05/the-need-for-global-collective-defense-on-the-internet.aspx A few days ago, a Microsoft employee (in their Trustworthy Computing division) posted a blog entry discussing the need for a “health certificate” to allow computers on the Internet. In order to be considered “healthy” your computer must have all available updates (I’m assuming Security here), and updated antivirus, […]

A "Health Certificate" for the Internet? Hmmm…..





http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9150138/Google_joins_the_kill_IE6_campaign ComputerWorld is reporting that starting on March 1, 2010, Google Docs and Google Sites will no longer support Internet Explorer 6.  Considering that IE6 is 9 years old, it’s not surprising.  There have been two versions of Internet Explorer in the past 9 years, alongside offerings from Mozilla, Apple, […]

Google Joins the IE-6 Must Die Campaign