Another Week a (Slightly Different) DCU Phishing email

Just as I was finishing my post last week on the fake DCU phishing scheme and how to recognize it. I noticed a 2nd such email in my box, it was similar but had one variation that I thought was worth pointing out Of the 5 clues I mentioned in my first post three are … Continue reading Another Week a (Slightly Different) DCU Phishing email

5 Steps to Optimizing Your Website for SEO

Generating visitors from search engine results is big business. In fact, competition is fierce when it comes to gaining a high placement on the almighty Google search results. Even a website that covers a niche subject will find it hard to stand out from like-minded businesses. However, there are a number of steps that can … Continue reading 5 Steps to Optimizing Your Website for SEO

A Vatican Bible Arthur Dent Update

Mr Prosser: But, Mr Dent, the plans have been available in the local planning office for the last nine months. Arthur: Oh yes, well as soon as I heard I went straight round to see them, yesterday afternoon. You hadn’t exactly gone out of your way to call attention to them had you? I mean … Continue reading A Vatican Bible Arthur Dent Update

Some Simple Reminders about PC/Computer Security

4th Doctor: Scringe stone found in a dead man's pocket? A lost mine? A phony map. Are people still falling for that old guff? I mean, are they? 1st Romana: You mean you didn't believe his story? 4th Doctor:  No. 1st Romana: But he had such an honest face. 4th Doctor: Romana, you can't be … Continue reading Some Simple Reminders about PC/Computer Security

Are Russian Hackers an Actual Threat to Democracy?

Are Russian hackers an actual threat to democracy? Or are US intelligence agencies with “deep state” factions opposed to the government the bigger threat? And what do the Vault 7 revelations along with others coming out since the change of administration tell us about the Democrats’ constant finger pointing and fear mongering? When the Intelligence … Continue reading Are Russian Hackers an Actual Threat to Democracy?

SEO Kansas City

It is an aim of every person to attract many people to their website and in the process get many customers. Well, this is usually a very tough and challenging task since for a website to be popular it has to be highly ranked and I is a tough work to make a website highly … Continue reading SEO Kansas City

HiWired/LightFrog Flashback: What a difference a year makes

This flashback post stands up well because there is a reason why warranties are the length they are. What a difference a year makes When mentioning my Inspirion 1150 in the past I've said it never gave me any trouble. My warranty ran out three weeks ago. On Saturday I installed a friends copy of … Continue reading HiWired/LightFrog Flashback: What a difference a year makes

HiWired/LightFrog Flashback: Tis the Season to Choose Wisely

Another old Lightfrog/Hiwired post with tech advice that stands up to the test of time: Tis the season to choose wisely An awful lot of money is going to be spent on new computers in the next 25 days or so. My basic advice is simple: Figure out what you want your system to do.Figure … Continue reading HiWired/LightFrog Flashback: Tis the Season to Choose Wisely

HiWired/Lightfrog Flashback: Where are all the Moon Maidens?

Back in 2005 when I worked for HiWired we started a tech blog that was unique at the time, providing some free tech advice to customers and non customers alike who needed it. Today I found myself looking at some old posts from the HiWired Blog and wondered how many of those posts stood the … Continue reading HiWired/Lightfrog Flashback: Where are all the Moon Maidens?

Big Businesses Under Increasing Threat from Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity has definitely been in the headlines lately because both businesses and government agencies have been hacked and valuable data has been stolen about everyone from employees and politicians to consumers. But big businesses, in particular, are under a greater threat from cyber attacks, and with more people sharing a lot of information about themselves … Continue reading Big Businesses Under Increasing Threat from Cyber Attacks

I think Mr. Spock has @jack Pegged. The Logical deduction is he is a liar.

Captain Kirk:  According to him, there's a creature of some sort down here, a humanoid. Mr. Spock:  Lieutenant Uhura communicated that information. I ordered re-confirmation on our sensors. They indicate no living creature on this planet. I suggest, Captain, that you've been lied to. Lazarus: Captain, you yourself said there were no other explanations. Why … Continue reading I think Mr. Spock has @jack Pegged. The Logical deduction is he is a liar.

Meanwhile Back in Israel…The Greatest Threat to Hamas et/al

Via Elder of Ziyon let me tell you about a company called Asal technologies “We have a window of opportunity to demonstrate our skills,” said Murad Tahboub, CEO of Asal Technologies, a Palestinian outsourcing company that works with Comply and a handful of other Israeli-based companies. “The more people know about us … the more … Continue reading Meanwhile Back in Israel…The Greatest Threat to Hamas et/al

The “Sherlock” Lesson of the Matthew Keys Anonymous Case

Moriarty: I got into the Tower of London; you think I can’t worm my way into twelve hotel rooms? Sherlock:  The Reichenbach Fall 2012 11th Doctor: The security is absolute. Clara: It's never about the security, it's about the people. Doctor Who  The Bells of St. John 2013 The plot final episode of the second … Continue reading The “Sherlock” Lesson of the Matthew Keys Anonymous Case

Basic Internet Rules: Risk Rewards & Robert Stacy McCain

Sheldon: Biologically speaking, Howard is perfectly justified in seeking out the optimum mate for the propagation of his genetic line. Howard: Thank you, Sheldon. Sheldon: Now, whether that propagation is in the interest of humanity is, of course, an entirely different question. The Big Bang Theory The Vengeance Formulation 2010 Looking at Twitter Friday Morning … Continue reading Basic Internet Rules: Risk Rewards & Robert Stacy McCain

Note Gizmodo discovers fact known for Centuries

All a woman needs if she want to cheat on her husband is to go to a bar and look at a man Tim Imholt At Gizmodo using data analysis discovered something that should have been obvious to any person familiar with human nature Overall, the picture is grim indeed. Out of 5.5 million female … Continue reading Note Gizmodo discovers fact known for Centuries

Hillary Emails: What the American People Understand

Fletcher: Your Honor, I object! Judge Stevens: And why is that, Mr. Reid? Fletcher: Because it's devastating to my case. Liar Liar 1997 The Hillary Clinton campaign is not very happy with Judicial Watch: (emphasis in original)   No, because you have to remember Judicial Watch is a partisan group that has been suing Democrats, … Continue reading Hillary Emails: What the American People Understand

Chrysler Hacking Recall: Worse than it looks

I remember back in the 80's I was talking to a friend who thought I was being an alarmist when I said that the same internet connection that allows a person on the net could be used by someone else to either read or control your home machine.  Well time for me to be an … Continue reading Chrysler Hacking Recall: Worse than it looks

DaTechGuy at Watchdog: State Tech Issues & Student Debt Bomb

When I'm not posting here I"m still writing at Watchdog.org.  Here are two pieces that went up recently: The first is on Student Debt: The cost trend is the same and the number of students with debt continues to rise, particularly since the 2008 election. Bankrate.com suggests the income-to-debt ratio for buying a house should … Continue reading DaTechGuy at Watchdog: State Tech Issues & Student Debt Bomb

Thirty Years from Geeks at a table to Gaming Online

As a new year dawns and I get a year older it amazes me how much things have changed I've been a gamer for over Thirty Five years  about the same length of time I've been a Doctor Who fan and like the time lord whose face has changed many times over that period the … Continue reading Thirty Years from Geeks at a table to Gaming Online

Interesting new twist to Celebgate

I've been joking a bit about Celebgate because compared to Rotherham it's almost not worth talking about however it certainly gets the attention of the low information voter (think Donna Noble before her time with the 10th Doctor). However in the Daily Mail's latest piece included a tweet that raises some interesting questions Now except … Continue reading Interesting new twist to Celebgate