Should surge protectors continue to provide power, even if they can't protect against surges?
The legacy approach to email, typified by Microsoft's Outlook program, permanently mated email to one computer.
Analysis: Firefox's frequent, unexplained updates and Chrome's "Defensive Computing" tactics prompt a reconsideration of browser choice.
Promoting Defensive Computing is like nagging children to eat their vegetables.
When off-site backups meet bandwidth caps.
The retailer's message to customers after Epsilon data breach wrongly implied that when it comes to e-mail there is such as thing as a known sender.
Windows users can be protected from spear phishing in many ways. The sandboxing of applications is a whole different approach, one that doesn't get the attention it deserves.
Spear phishing is much harder to detect because these scams are more directly targeted and the bad guys know something about their target, making the scam much more likely to appear legit.
Should you stay or should you go? When it comes to Windows 7 SP1, stay. There is little to be gained by installing the service pack now. Eventually yes, but not now.
Windows 7 doesn't seem to be as good about setting Restore Points as Windows XP.
Exploring the different cloud backup services that range from data backup, syncing, to replication.
Experiencing LAN or Internet slowdowns? Add senior citizen Ethernet ports to the list of suspects.