Articles categorized as "Security"

Microsoft Security Essentials – no more anti-virus subscriptions

Image by nDevilTV via Flickr On September 28, Microsoft announced the general release of a new product called Microsoft Security Essentials. It’s the successor to OneCare, Microsoft’s prior for-pay security package. Security Essentials has been in limited preview under the … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases another emergency update

Image via CrunchBase Last October, we shot out a heads-up regarding an out-of-band update from Microsoft. An out-of-band update is one that is released outside of the patch Tuesday update schedule, the well-known pattern Microsoft has established for releasing updates … Continue reading

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Sending plain text email is better for users and branding

One of the most important and valuable marketing opportunities for any company is management of proper email campaigns. We’ve covered bulk email management and discussed how and when to capture email addresses from current and prospective customers. Following last month’s … Continue reading

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Dropbox synchronizes and shares files between computers

We realized recently that we’ve made a huge mistake by not adopting and advocating Dropbox long ago. Here’s how the service works. Install the client. You’ll find a “My Dropbox” directory in your documents folder, wherever that may be. Anything … Continue reading

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Reading plain text email is safer and faster and preserves privacy

Image via Wikipedia We try to cover basic security best-practices as much as possible. We talked about the value of NoScript, a Firefox plugin that prevents JavaScript from loading on web pages unless specifically allowed by the user. Today, we’re … Continue reading

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