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Entries from June 2013

Article on how long Your password will take to be hacked

June 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Occasionally I find some great information others provided, that is in plain clear language, here is one such article on password length vs the time it takes to hack it. It is not in depth or super geeky, just some quick info you need to know. http://www.lockdown.co.uk/?pg=combi  

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Tags: Security

Windows 8 Metro Apps quit working

June 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please remember, I do not recommend that you go to Windows 8, Stay with 7 (you do use 7 don’t you?), it is available. If your computer guy, big box store or neighbors kid says otherwise, they are lying. It is appearing to me that Windows 8 is the Windows ME of 2000 and Vista […]

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Tags: Soap Box · Software

Community Service and Volunteering

June 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

In April and in May I wrote articles about volunteering and helping your community during a disaster or at any time. I gave you a few reasons why I volunteer and ways you can volunteer as well as the different areas to volunteer. In this article I want to go over what skills and training […]

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Tags: Non-Tech · Soap Box