This article is going to be seen as “political” by some, and as such will be controversial. So, if you, dear reader, do not like reading “political” articles, move on along, there is nothing to see here. But if you are a person who can peer past the veil of “politics” to the heart of . . . → Read More: Internet Privacy: Do You Google?
Proverbs 22:6 – Teach a youth about the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
Many parents in recent years have chosen to homeschool their children. The reasons for this vary, but most include some measure of the understanding that to . . . → Read More: Open Source: Homeschool Computing
I recently had the opportunity to look into the anti-malware world of Apple OS X. One of our clients moved to a new office in late October 2011. As part of this move they also moved from Microsoft operating systems and software to Apple OS X systems and software, making a clean break from all . . . → Read More: Security: Linux, OS X, Unix and Malware (Viruses)
What do I mean “… Since 1985″? Go here for a timeline of Microsoft Windows: A history of Windows – Microsoft Windows
I am a Unix / Linux guy writing this article out of sheer frustration, so if one does not like pointed, accurate ranting about that Not A Unix OS to which one may . . . → Read More: Microsoft Windows – Promoting Mediocrity Since 1985
It is almost that time again. The ritual of installing Microsoft patches released on the second Tuesday of each month to fix security problems with its operating systems and software. My company will be monitoring and installing these updates again for some of our local clients this week.
It is an . . . → Read More: Open Source: FOSS Security Updates vs Microsoft Patch Day
The short answer: Updates are worthless if one does not apply them.
Once again I find myself cleaning malware off of a home user’s Microsoft based notebook PC. Once again, while it has anti-virus software installed it was infected by a “drive-by attack” from a web page. It was infected with the Antispyware Soft fake . . . → Read More: Security: FOSS/CSS Updates – Are They Worth Anything?
I use a PC. Actually, I use several PCs. My small business has 5 tower PC systems and 1 laptop PC system. All of these are what is called a PC. Any computer that can be purchased by an individual and used by said person for personal "stuff" is by definition a Personal Computer also . . . → Read More: GNU/Linux: Don’t Call Them PC Viruses
This is the second article in my series about GNU/Linux security for the GNU/Linux curious and new GNU/Linux user. The first article is here: GNU/Linux Security: Ubuntu has been Cracked!
There are many attempts to explain the differences between GNU/Linux and Microsoft products when it comes to security. In this article I am going to . . . → Read More: GNU/Linux Security: Linux House vs Microsoft House
[Notice: If you do not like the title, read the article anyway. Otherwise, there is no point in sending me a comment as I will not post comments that state something like, "Your title suxxors! I refused to read your article after I read the first paragraph! You're just trying to boost traffic to your . . . → Read More: GNU/Linux Security: Ubuntu has been Cracked!
After reading this article be sure to see my follow-up comment about it.
Could it be that Microsoft, Microsoft shills and/or Microsoft fanboys are “gaming” the uptime table at Netcraft? Unless I am misunderstanding something, frankly, I think they are. I was going to show a friend of mine the uptime table at Netcraft to . . . → Read More: Linux and Unix Uptime vs Microsoft on Netcraft