Category Archives: Security

Any and all topics regarding technology and security, and how to maintain secure computing environments.

Keep Window’s Computers Safe from the Newest Hidden Exploits in 2017

I’ve written this guide about how to handle an especially scary exploit known as the Stegano Exploit. So you’ll know what it is, why it’s dangerous, and what to do if you encounter it. I’ve included some suggestions about keeping Window’s computers safe online too. Continue reading

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My Family’s Awful Experience Invaded By a Botnet Led to the Creation of vsatips

vsatips was created following one devastating event. In 2009 my family’s home computer network was invaded by & taken over by a botnet…although initially we didn’t realize that a botnet was responsible. We just knew that our problem was persistent yet simple…we had lost control of our home computer network & all of our computers and devices. Continue reading

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Dashlane Announces New & Better Way to Secure Your Stored Passwords | 2FA with U2F FIDO Yubikey 

Dashlane Continues to Lead the Password Manager Industry in Innovation By Becoming the First Password Management Provider to Offer U2F FIDO Yubikey Integration Today (May 18, 2016) Dashlane emailed all users about their latest innovation, a better method of 2 … Continue reading

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Apple Released an Important Security Update for iPhone & iPad Users January 2016

ios 9 introduced an extremely serious security risk that Apple has just made public this week with their announcement of the security fixes included in the 9.2.1 update. It’s important for those people using ios 9 who also use public WiFi’s to update their devices to ios 9.2.1. Continue reading

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