WPA hacking vulnerability -- Why not to freak out.

Before you declare the "The Sky is Falling,"  read the intro to the article: Regarding Krack Attacks. The article explains the complexity of executing the hack.  WiFi signals travel relatively short distances.  This would require the hacker to be close to you.  This could be a problem if you are in an apartment complex and… Read More »

Microsoft Outlook S/MIME Issue

We need to up our game on security. This is just plain ignorant on Microsoft's part. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/11/outlook_smime_bug/

Electronic Etiquette

We have developed a large problem with etiquette in communication.  The cause has a lot to do with the speed at which our method of communication has changed from in-person, to mobile-device, to texting, blogs, social media and email.  More communication methods are developed and surface every day. Following are general, and incomplete, guidelines the… Read More »

Still Running Vista? Follow the Link Below

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/22882/windows-vista-end-of-support What does this mean? End of life? My system is still running? It's not dead! An end of life date for an operating system (that is Microsoft XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 10, Windows 98, Apple iOS, Linux, etc. Microsoft Office is NOT an operating system), means, most critically, that you are open… Read More »

Client-side v. Server-side Rendering

Here's the problem with facebook and pages like it: When you are surfing on the Internet web pages render themselves in two locations: on the originating server, or on your computer. On large systems with many subscribers, server-side rendering is minimized by using JavaScript to render their pages. JavaScript (JScript or JS) is a client-side… Read More »