Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Windows, Flash and IE

The perfect trio, if you are a miscreant intent on making someones day horrible. For years we have known that IE was buggy, that Flash was a security hole no-one should use and Windows has how many new and variant … Continue reading

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I can get and crack your password hashes from an email -CSO

I love this one. A CSO Online story a few days ago where you can just send someone an email with a certain type of URL in a link somewhere and if the person uses Windows, when they view the … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Series

As you may know I’ve been doing cyber security for a while and lately at work I’ve been doing cyber research. Really all of my career I have been doing cyber but until now it hasn’t been all that I … Continue reading

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I’m back, I think

I keep doing this, I write a bit then drop off the face of the earth. I don’t mean to it’s that to cope with the health issues and pain I end up doing other things and posting here, or … Continue reading

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Minecraft and Minetest

I hope everyone by now has heard of Minecraft. The top selling game on a couple of platforms, XBox and IOS at least and winner of more awards that it has employees, as they like to say. Minecraft, for those … Continue reading

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Don’t fall for Microsoft Phone Scam

Yet again there is a scam going around where you receive a phone call purportedly from Microsoft or some other official sounding Windows related business. Microsoft will not call you to tell you that you have a problem with your … Continue reading

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Thanks and what else can I write for you?

I would like to thank all of my readers for something interesting happening. I was talking to one of the guys at work and said that I get a of hits on one of my blog posts, the Windows 8 … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Update (still can’t find notepad)

Ok,just finished the update install and I have the new pieces to show for it. It starts off now at the desktop and not the home-screen. That may be just because of my habits and not translate to your system. … Continue reading

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Day Zero/Zero Day for Windows XP

Tuesday April 8, 2014 is the last patch Tuesday for Windows XP. A lot of sources are stating that the malware community are sitting on a treasure trove of unused zero day exploits for Windows XP (and newer versions of … Continue reading

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Windows 8: What time is it?

I am sitting here looking at my Windows 8.1 screen and wondering how can I get the time to show? Well I could just switch to desktop mode and in the tray at the right of the task bar but … Continue reading

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