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Entries from September 2007

Top Internet Security “things to do”

September 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Top Internet Security “things to do”

Howdy one and all and a great big welcome back to this weeks fun filled adventure of The Weekly Geek. Back in July I started on how to secure you computer (Basic Security Tips) and I have been working on Intermediate and Advanced tips ever since then, today I wanted to release a quick checklist. […]

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Tags: Internet · Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

System Recovery / System Restore

September 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on System Recovery / System Restore

Hello and welcome back to another exciting and fun filled edition of The Weekly Geek. In this weeks edition we are going to go over Microsoft Windows built in self healing options. The first and most widely known is available in Windows ME and XP only, it is the “System Restore” feature. Periodically the computer […]

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Tags: Optimizing · Software

Sony Sucks

September 5th, 2007 · No Comments

Ok, there I said it. No, I don’t feel any better! A couple of years ago (2005) Sony installed a Rootkit inside some of it’s music CD’s. They had to replace the CD’s or give refunds. According to Wikipedia a Rootkit is “a set of tools used by an intruder after cracking a computer system. […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Soap Box