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Preparing for RansomWare Attacks

Recently at my day job, a coworker got a rather nasty piece of malware on his Windows machine called CryptoLocker. Basically what ransomware (like CryptoLocker) does is that it encrypts your important documents and pictures and then gives you a

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TAILS 1.0 is out now!

TAILS 1.0 is out now! For those of you into issues of Internet Privacy and Internet Freedom, this is a big milestone. Read about TAILS at wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tails_(operating_system) Download the .iso file and burn a copy of it today. or download

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Preparing for RansomWare Attacks

Recently at my day job, a coworker got a rather nasty piece of malware on his Windows machine called CryptoLocker. Basically what ransomware (like CryptoLocker) does is that it encrypts your important documents and pictures and then gives you a

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Using TrueCrypt on a Windows 7 Machine

Here is how to fully encrypt a brand new Windows 7 Machine using TrueCrypt Go to http://www.truecrypt.org and download the latest version of the software Install the Software Check your make and model of laptop for compatibility with whole disk

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“I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me”

Apparently the singer Rockwell was right. Someone is watching us, or at least storing every online record in a giant round file that may or may not ever be read by a human being and probably won’t even stop the next

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