Monthly Archives: February 2011

Apple gets BlackHole RAT

RAT employs client-server program that communicates to its victim’s machine through its trojan server. The server application is installed on the victim while the client application is on the managing side. BlackHole is more a bare-bones, proof-of-concept beta program right … Continue reading

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IPv6 it’s coming.. slowly.

IPv6 isn’t a very elegant name but it’s coming and what it looks like is this: 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334 Ok that was just an example and probably didn’t scare you but if you remember the old IP addresses.. you know 192.168.16.100 and … Continue reading

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Upgrading on the Cheap

As you may remember the system requirement from XP to Vista meant you had to buy a new machine and be prepared for it to actually perform worse than your older XP computer.  Luckily Windows 7 gained some performance back … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Released

Microsoft released the first official service pack for Windows 7 today. This is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, … Continue reading

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iStuff & Android face off (Mobile 7 far behind)

Android or iPhone/iPad/iTouch/iPod, either way the fight is on between Apple and Google.  The latest front in the ‘Cloud’ wars is the application and subscription market.    Apple put in their opening position only to get taken off at the knees … Continue reading

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Chinese hackers were seeking economic data

All those updates from the last 2 months get a slightly greater ‘public’ light today with some new information being released. The Chinese government hackers who unsuccessfully attempted to break into the Canadian finance department’s computers were not after military … Continue reading

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Geo-Tagging from your Phone

When you take a picture from your cellphone you can tell people a lot more than the date stamp. GPS information can be recorded as part of the Exif, or exchangeable image file format, that is has been the de … Continue reading

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A New Website

After the same website for nearly 5 years a facelift was in order.  Using WordPress this should make updates a little easier and possible get information to our customers in a more timely fashion, not to mention links to the … Continue reading

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