Invisible File Extensions in Windows

Invisible file extensions on Windows By Floydman, Bachelor in Computer Sciences floydian_99@yahoo.com Floydman@hacker.am May 7th, 2001 You can distribute this document freely, as long as no changes are made to the file, or as long as credit for it is not pretended by someone else. All comments and suggestions about the material presented here should be directed at floydian_99@yahoo.com. If future versions of this document include add-ons coming from other people than me, then proper…

Cranky Geeks

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Intel seeks to change cybersecurity with $7.6B McAfee acquisition

By Tim Conneally | BetaNews.com Published August 19, 2010, 10:44 AM Intel Corporation Thursday morning announced that it will acquire security software and management company McAfee Inc. for $7.68 billion in cash. Intel says the move reflects the changing security climate as more non-PC devices connect to the Internet, like cars, TVs, and medical equipment. …”Frankly, the industry needed a paradigm shift — incremental improvements simply couldn’t bridge the opportunity gap. McAfee and Intel Corporation are…

Hard drive breakthough could herald mega-capacity drives

By Ed Oswald | BETANEWS Published August 19, 2010, 3:31 PM …Toshiba said Wednesday that it had made a breakthrough in hard disk design that will allow hard drives to have much higher capacities than what is currently possible today. The research is in something called bit-patterned media, a magnetic storage technology. The recording surface is broken up into tiny magnetic bits, each of which can hold a single bit of data. The bits are…

How To Renew a Terminal Server / Remote Desktop SSL Certificate

CREATE A NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST: Launch IIS Manager and click the SERVER name (not the websites or virtual directories) In the IIS section, click SERVER CERTIFICATES (if you don’t see this, you are likely not at the server level, go click on the server name at the top of the IIS Manager CONNECTIONS tree) Click CREATE CERTIFICATE REQUEST and complete the form. Note that the only things that really counts is the certificate name (like tsg.commodore.ca)…

Welcome to Our Site

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11 Reasons NOT to Buy and Apple iPad

The Name: I guess the machine only works 3 out of 4 weeks! No USB: Absoultely inexcusable that Apple is still trying to screw their customers with proprietary peripherals. If I could drop a USB keyboard into it, it might be useful. No Flash: Other than through the use of a special YouTube player you will not be able to watch Flash videos (i.e. most of the videos on the web) 4:3 Aspect Ratio: Love…

Firefox Accounts for 44% of Vulnerabilities Compared to IE’s 15%

http://prosecure.netgear.com/community/security-blog/2009/11/web-browser-vulnerability-report—firefox-leads-the-pack-at-44.php A recent report by Web application security vendor Cenzic pointed out that in the first half of 2009 Firefox totaled for 44% of all vulnerabilities amongst popular Web browsers. Also somewhat surprising is Safari coming in at 35% due to iPhone Safari vulnerabilities (that’s another story in itself). IE came in third at 15% and Opera at 6% (BTW, where was Chrome?).  Firefox (by the way, I’ve been a Firefox user since its debut)…

Office 2010 Looks Pretty Good

I have just started playing with Word 2010 and found some nice minor improvements. The most notable is that the Office Button, which confused most 2007 users, has been correctly replaced with the “FILE” menu drop down list. This is my first test of the new BLOGGING interface. I use Google’s Blogger to blog to my own server and if Word can handle the content creation, that will be great. By for now! Share This…

Windows 7 Turn Laptops into Real Wi-Fi Hotspots

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Windows-Laptop-Internet-hotspot-Connectify,8971.html#xtor=RSS-181 http://connectify.me/ Connectify takes control of Windows 7’s Virtual Wi-Fi feature and turns the laptop into a hotspot. PC Advisor reports that Philadelphia developer Nomadio has discovered an unfinished Windows 7 feature (Virtual Wi-Fi) that can turn a laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot. That means other devices in the near vicinity can access the Internet without the need for special tunneling software. The company has now exploited the uncovered treasure and created a free application…

Windows 7 – Lesser Known Interesting Features

These are taken from “77 Windows 7 Tips” http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2009.10.77windows.aspx 6. Shift to and from Explorer and CommandPrompt. The classic Windows power toy Open Command Prompt Here is now an integral part of Windows 7 Explorer. Hold down the shift key then right-click a folder to add this option to the property menu. While you’re in a command prompt, if you want to open an Explorer window with the focus of the window on the current…