Sunday, July 12, 2020

Security Articles

Locked Out of your Twitter Account? This Trick Might Get You Back In Fast!

Have you ever inadvertently locked yourself out of Twitter because of too many simultaneous logins? Perhaps one of your Twitter clients like TweetDeck or Seesmic is having some issues and repeatedly trying to log you in and out of...

Cast of Dads: Podcast #10 – “Kids Online & How To Do It Right”

In this tenth episode of the Cast of Dads podcast we discussed a very important topic that all parents should seriously be considering, that of educating your children about the various social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. This...

Special Thanks to Life360.com for the Blogger Spotlight & a Critical Family Service!

Life360 is a site that deals with ensuring the safety of your family and protecting your assets (people & property). Obviously, this is something very important to me and my wife so as a service on its own, it...

How to Fix Login & Authentication Issues on TweetDeck after Changing your Password on Twitter

Yesterday, I received a very vague email from Twitter saying that they had reset my password because of some sort of a phishing scam or attack that had taken place off of Twitter. Below is the text of the...

20+ Ways to Harden and Secure Your WordPress Blog

Recently, some high-profile blogs that are running WordPress have been hacked or hijacked by malicious users (e.g., TechCrunch). The worst thing is having to try to recover from such an event, you not only have to repair your...

TODAY Is National AMBER Alert Awareness Day – Jan 13, 2010

Today is officially the AMBER Alert Awareness Day (January 13, 2010) as declared by the US Department of Justice in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the abduction and murder of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman. Many of you are probably...

WARNING: WP-Polls WordPress Poll Plugin Can Be Exploited

Last week, I ran a giveaway which, because of a variety of reasons, I had to cancel and declare "null & void". While I won't go into the details, I did want to bring some actions to the forefront,...

Tech News: IE Hole Plugged, BitLocker Cracked, New Twitter Mobile & Bing Bombs for 1/2 Hour

Happy Friday all! Here's what grabbed my attention this morning in Tech News: Microsoft to plug critical IE hole targeted by exploit code "Microsoft said on Thursday that it will offer six updates for 12 vulnerabilities next week including a critical...

Tech News: Google Public DNS, H1N1 Malware & Mac Sales Growth Projected

Taking a quick break during lunch to get this out. Had to skim the hot news quickly. Google promises faster Web with launch of Public DNS "Google is taking control of the Internet’s equivalent of the telephone switchboard, called the Domain...

Tech News: Windows BSOD, Office 2010, YouTube Pay TV & LCD Lawsuits

Looks like we all survived Cyber-Monday. Here's what got my attention this morning: Microsoft looking into Windows 'black screen of death' problem "Microsoft says it's looking into reports that its latest security updates are causing some Windows machines to stop working...

WebCam Monitoring & Streaming Via a $5 iPhone Application – iCam

If you travel frequently, have small kids, or just like to keep an eye on things, I have a great solution for you. A few weeks ago, I came across a nice iPhone app called iCam by SKJM which...

How to Fix Apple Mail Not Saving Passwords – Keychain First Aid

Recently I was plagued with having to repeatedly enter and re-enter my passwords on some of my email accounts using Apple Mail. There didn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to it. I would get asked to enter...
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