Category Archives: Security

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

What Hacker’s Don’t Want You to Know About Firewalls

With this post I begin a brand new series of articles in which I’ll discuss pretty much every aspect of Firewalls that there is to discuss. What they are, who should use them them, and most importantly, how to go about finding a good one. This will be a series of posts because ultimately I’ll convey a lot of information…too much to comfortably include in one article. Continue reading

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Why You Should Never Use Public WiFi’s & My Tiny Hardware Firewall Review

It’s never a good idea to connect to a public WiFi network at a hotel (or anywhere else for that matter,) but sometimes you need to. After all, it’s almost impossible to remain internet free for an entire vacation! Since we will be vacationing soon I decided to find a way to stay safe yet have excellent internet service too. Oh, and I wanted to do this by not spending a lot of money! This post poses my dilemma and shares my solution. Continue reading

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GlassWire | Free App For Windows Let’s You See What’s Happening Behind The Scenes With Network Usage

Tweet What is GlassWire? GlassWire is a free Windows application that I learned about from one of my kids.  He’s much more technically ‘savvy’ than I am, and he ran across it in mid – 2014.  He sent me a link … Continue reading

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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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