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IoT technology – Do you you know where your data is?

Internet of Things (IoT) technology The Internet of Things has revolutionized many industry’s, however Cyber security is a very different challenge, one that many manufacturers have failed to address. And yes, you should be concerned about what data is being captured and where and how it is stored. PERSONAL ASSISTANTS – Your technology is listening With Alexa, Siri,

 
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Happy KRACKtober! ~ Boo!

What Is KRACK?  A new Wi-Fi vulnerability has been dubbed “KRACK”, which is a shortened mashup of Key Reinstallation Attacks. If you use Wi-Fi then you are at risk. But don’t worry too much, as this issue can be resolved through a straightforward software update or a firmware patch. The WPA encryption algorithm itself has

 
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2016 – “That’s all folks”

It was a thrilling year for technology with all of it’s ups and downs we had a good run and some great progress in the tech sector.  Crowdfunding gone wild! Here were a few Kickstarters for 2016. Ruggie™ – The World’s Best Alarm Clock Ra: World’s First Strap Light! DOTT: The Smart Dog Tag Enlaps – World

 
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Apple and Microsoft’s latest for 2016

The tech giants Apple and Microsoft are at it again with some cool hardware and software integrations. Apple just released 2 versions of the 2016 MacBook Pro with a small second touch screen – called the TouchBar (amazingly similar to the one that came out on the LG V10 smartphone two years ago) shown below- it’s

 
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Spring Cleaning …….hashtag #springcleaning

Every now and then you have to clean out a drawer or cabinet to make room for the future. Here are some items I came across this week. IBM Fixed Disk Organizer is a simple menu program for DOS. Using this shell, you will no longer have to repeatedly muddle through DOS commands to get

 
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SmartPhone News for May 27, 2015

Hello everyone, here are some current news stories events involving smartphones today. As always enjoy.   iOS Bug Crashing iPhones Simply by Receiving a Text Message Apple says today it has a fix in the works for an odd software bug that has been able to crash users’ iPhones when they receive a text message with a specific