Monthly Archives: August 2009

Network security – Part 1

In the news: 1. What Facebook Quizzes know about you: http://blog.aclu.org/2009/06/11/quiz-what-do-facebook-quizzes-know-about-you. Take action by joining this Facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=114232425072 2. Woman in New Foundland had her Facebook account hacked and fraud was attempted. 3. Wireless Network easily hacked: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsID=3200541. Use … Continue reading

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Recording for August 15, 2009

Passwords http://www.divshare.com/flash/playlist?myId=8296891-c92&new_design=true Download the recording from here.

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Recording for August 8, 2009

Identity Theft http://www.divshare.com/flash/playlist?myId=8286767-bdd&new_design=true Download the recording from here.

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The flipside of security

Every now and then I do some website security scans and lock downs based on information on security Websites, what worked for others, through software updates and the like. The downside of this can be that the website may become … Continue reading

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Malware

Links to the topics discussed on the show: Problem: 1. How viruses work: http://www.howstuffworks.com/virus.htm . Check out the video for an analogy on how viruses work. 2. Viruses for new comers: http://www.faqs.org/faqs/computer-virus/new-users . The material is dated but good advice … Continue reading

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Language tree

Well illustrated tree depicting Indo-European languages and their roots: Source

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8 uncommon natural phenomena

A list of natural phenomena that you are unlikely to see on a regular basis: http://www.zmescience.com/totally-awesome-natural-phenomena-you-probably-didnt-know-about-000033

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