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January 2010 Blog Posts (5)

GoogleSharing: A way to prevent tracking by Google

A security expert is taking on Google. His innovative Firefox add-on prevents Google from tracking your whereabouts on the Internet.

# Date: January 25th, 2010

# Author: Michael Kassner

# Category: Security


Any security pundit worth their salt knows about Moxie Marlinspike. You may remember Marlinspike getting a… Continue

Added by SkiCat56 on January 26, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments

IE Exploit Used to Launch Chinese Attacks on Google

January 14, 2010 5:40 PM

IE Exploit Used to Launch Chinese Attacks on Google

By Tony Bradley


Early speculation focused on the Abobe Reader zero-day exploit as the source of the Chinese attacks on Google and other corporations earlier… Continue

Added by SkiCat56 on January 21, 2010 at 10:34am — No Comments

Product Spotlight: CCleaner

Derek Schauland outlines the basics of CCleaner for keeping your computer optimized and helping you get rid of the mess that piles up from Internet surfing, old applications, and other fragments.

Product Spotlight: CCleaner

Date: January 8th, 2010

Author: Derek Schauland


Keeping your computer moving like the day it… Continue

Added by SkiCat56 on January 11, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Identify a Phishing Scam

Identify a Phishing Scam

From Wired How-To Wiki


Hold on to your passwords if you want to stay safe on the internet. Of course, you need those passwords to access your bank, your e-mail and sites where you connect with friends. There are people out to trick you into giving those private codes away using a scam called "phishing." Let's look at how to… Continue

Added by SkiCat56 on January 6, 2010 at 11:48am — No Comments

Understanding Windows 7's 'GodMode'

January 4, 2010 12:41 PM PST

Understanding Windows 7's 'GodMode'

by Ina Fried


Windows 7's so-called GodMode is actually a shortcut to accessing the operating system's various control settings.

(Credit: CNET News)

Although its name suggests perhaps even grander capabilities, Windows enthusiasts are excited over the… Continue

Added by SkiCat56 on January 5, 2010 at 1:07pm — No Comments

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