All you need is a strong desire and a personal computer. You can use a laptop or even an old typewriter. Continue reading
The problem is that someone found a flaw in the programming of a certain kind of SSL. The flaw allows crooks to peer into the working areas of the encryption process and extract important information from it, such as passwords, or other private information.
If you remember passing notes in class and getting caught by the teacher, you quickly learned to encrypt your messages. You devised a way to change the meaning of your letters or words. As an example, you might have changed the letter A to a C, the B to a D, C to a E, etc. Hello John would look like: Jgnnq Lqjp. Continue reading
I have already warned you about this scam. Microsoft Tech Support will NOT call you because your computer is broken or infected. But unethical jerks who will pretend to be from Microsoft will. And they will try to suck as much money off of you as possible.
Take this man. As the news reported, he was scammed out of $1300. He himself thought it was a large sum that could potentially pay for two brand new computers. Yet, he fell for the sweet talker on the other end of the phone call. Continue reading
R.I.P Windows XP (8-25-2001 to 4-8-2014).
According to the History of Microsoft Windows from Wikipedia.org, Microsoft introduced Windows XP in the Fall of 2001 and it quickly became my new favorite.
As a consumer, Windows 98 was another favorite. She was a lean operating system – very fast for her time and I was sad when Microsoft retired her in 2006.
Windows XP was the longest living operating system in Microsoft history. At 87 and 1/2 years old in dog years, Windows XP will be put to sleep tomorrow, April 8.
What should we do now?
Windows XP is not going to disappear overnight. It’s going to linger just as Win 98 did also. As the guards slowly retire or better said, graduate, XP will become less and less secure.
It is safe to say that change is inevitable. You must jump ship.
AND THIS IS WHY: Continue reading
Want to learn how to switch from open apps quickly?
Using this combination of keys will allow you to quickly go from say, Word read a value, switch to Excel type the value, and back again. All without using your mouse. Continue reading