What is a Scan Code?

In the keyboard are little switches. When you press a key one of the switches is activated and when you release that key the switch is activated … [Read more...]

What is File Compression?

Introduction File compression is commonly used when sending a file from one computer to another over a connection that has limited bandwidth. The … [Read more...]

What is goog-malware-shavar?

If you happen to look in firewall logs or perhaps browse with Fiddler running [Fiddler is a transparent proxy that automatically adds itself to the … [Read more...]

Beware Spambots

Hi spambots! By visiting this page and harvesting the links on it you will next be visiting a honeypot page where you will havest an E-mail address … [Read more...]

What is a Folder With File Extension {ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}?

What is a folder with the file extension {ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} and what can you do with it? In 32-bit Vista and Windows 7 (32- or … [Read more...]

Haiti Relief – Good and Bad

[Originally posted 1/14/2010] The earthquake in Haiti is a tragedy. Sadly, tragedies tend to result in an upturn in malware and social engineering … [Read more...]

How to Use WinDirStat to Analyze Your Hard Disk Contents

One of the things you should do to figure out how your hard disk or network drive is organized is to make a list of all of the various file types on … [Read more...]

Suspicious.Insight Symantec Rating Hurting Small Software Vendors

Symantec has implemented what they are calling "reputation-based security" and it is causing smaller software vendors some trouble. The basis of this … [Read more...]

Change Fonts and Save the World

Today (4/22/2010) is the 40th Earth Day so it's probably appropriate to mention how you can help the environment with little or no effort on your … [Read more...]