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Protecting your Mobile Phone

TweetMobile phone hacking (like tapping a landline) is becoming so easy it is (or at least should be) incredibly frightening.  Stay tuned to our blog for a lot more information on this topic in the very near future as we assemble all the critical information.  Meanwhile, to protect yourself from falling prey to someone who Continue Reading

Keyloggers

TweetWe are occasionally approached to assist with the gathering of evidence via keyloggers (usually incorrectly referred to as Spyware) by individuals hoping to gather information about a spouse’s activity. We always decline these offers, as it is illegal to do so. Refer to the following excerpts from the Texas Penal Code: TPC § 16.02. Unlawful Continue Reading

Facebook Security Warning

TweetWe’ve been telling people this for over a year, even published a security bulletin from AVG to this effect, but apparently never published an actual warning regarding the real risks associated with using Facebook (and MySpace). Both of these Social Networking sites have been under attack since May 2008 by criminals intent on extorting money Continue Reading

LightScribe Drive Warning

TweetSomething we’ve recently discovered with more computers outfitted with LightScribe drives is corrupted writable CDs as a result.  We use CDR disks for our diagnostics and tools in the shop, since the latest (since mid-2008) viruses started infecting USB drives when they were inserted.  On three different occasions, we have had every disk inserted into Continue Reading