Musings - Geek speak elucidations

Day 2 iPad 2 review: an Android geek's perspective

01/05/2012 09:41
  Day 2 I really miss the Amazon free app of the day… Android only Widgets and notifications… I've gotten very used to being able to see new emails, the weather, etc. at a glance and get a preview when new emails come in. If there's a anything that brings me back to the Xoom, it...

Day 1 iPad 2 review: an Android geek's perspective

01/04/2012 10:37
  As an admitted Android fan who purchased a Motorola Xoom Android tablet the day it was released, and I was surprised by receiving a new iPad 2 for the holidays. Being what I consider to be a fair individual, I’m giving it a try and will compare and contrast… Day 1, first...

Scareware - Not a just a fashion statement anymore

04/05/2010 16:01
Scareware is the latest type of malware (MALicious softWARE) labeled by the media, not my poor sense of style. These are nasty little messages try to frighten you into browsing infected websites, installing infected software, and even giving up your credit card numbers. We have discussed this type...
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Rants - Tech savvey explications

IE 0 Day Exploit

12/12/2008 19:27
Microsoft reported a new "zero-day exploit" that affects most versions of the Internet Explorer browser. A zero-day exploit is a security vulnerability that is being exploited before the software vendor or public know that the issue exists. This particular exploit attacks flaws within Internet...

Spoofed NDR issues

04/14/2008 13:05
We've seen a rash of NDR (non-Delivery Response) floods happening to our clients. In all cases, it appears that the spam being NDRed is spoofed, but we are receiving reports from these users that they are being black listed on spam filters. Is anyone else seeing this problem? Thanks, -J-

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