Friday, November 21, 2008

Life of a Geek [PIC]

This is self-explanatory.

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AMD Sneak Peeks Phenom II, Overclocks To 5+GHz

We’ve been spending some quality time with the folks at AMD today in sunny Austin, TX today. The team here has been giving us a run-down on their upcoming Phenom II processor along with the enthusiast platform they’re calling “Dragon”. In short, the Dragon platform is a combination of an AMD Phenom II X4 processor, Radeon 4800 Graphics cards...

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Will IE6 screw Microsoft?

There's an interesting thought: Lots of browser market share is still stuck in IE6, according to this article about 8%. Total IE6 share is 24%. What if Mozilla can pick that up over time and Microsoft can't? Is it just me or does this look like IE6 (well, and a bad IE8) could screw Microsoft???

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Samsung Starts Mass Production of 256GB SSDs

Samsung Electronics has started mass production of 256G-byte solid-state drives, which could make their way into laptops in a few months, the company announced Thursday.

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Sunday, November 16, 2008

How To Secure a Linksys WRT54G Router


Many Windows XP users have home networks which utilize a router which allows several computers to share the same Internet connection. It is important to know that perimeter security is just as important as keeping your PC locked down. Doing so will prevent successful attacks from the outside world. This article covers how to secure a Linksys WRT54G Router.


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Major source of Internet spam pulled off the Web

There is a good chance that the spam volume hitting your email inbox could drop drastically. A web hosting firm was identified earlier in the week by the computer security community as a major host of organizations that were engaging in spam activity. The web hosting firm was pulled from the Web.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

IT administrator delivers networks to spammers

An IT manager who logged onto to his former employer's computer network five months after being fired and opened the email server up to spammers has been sentenced to one year in prison.

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