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Exercise Extreme Caution with Pirate Bay

February 11, 2015 by in

The well known torrent site Pirate Bay has reopened – but users are urged to use extreme caution.

Blackshades RAT User Pleads Guilty

December 10, 2014 by in

Blackshades RAT user pleads guilty to using illegal hacking software.

Where are the New Enthusiast Level AMD Processors?

September 02, 2014 by in

Has AMD written off the enthusiast processor market?

Hackers Crash the Yacht Club

August 20, 2014 by in

Chicago Yacht Club was a rich target for hackers.

Influential PC User Group Dies

July 08, 2014 by in

In late June, the PC User group HAL-PC (which stands for the Houston Area League of PC Users) announced it would be closing its doors for good.

The Blackshades Remote Access Trojan

June 09, 2014 by in

The most frightening aspect of a RAT like Blackshades is that it’s capable of creating a Ransom Malware or Ransomware situation at any time.

Will New Intel Processors Spark the Desktop PC Market

May 05, 2014 by in

A closer look at new Intel processors that just might reinvigorate the desktop PC market.

What Can Go Wrong with Cloud Storage

July 02, 2013 by in


The impact of cloud computing and cloud storage is now felt – far and wide. But what happens when something goes wrong with inside the cloud…

4 Cloud Computing Security Concerns

May 29, 2013 by in


Any rapid transition to new technology can be ‘clouded’ with uncertainty. The movement to cloud based solutions is no exception. Here are four main cloud computing security concerns..

Data Recovery Tips for a Failed Hard Drive

April 23, 2013 by in


Here are some tips to decipher the four principal types of hard-drive failure on a PC computer.

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