Tag Archives: Internet

Using Google’s Titan Security Key

I wanted to see how Google’s ($50) Titan Security Key could work to secure my online accounts. Based upon my past experiences at Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where we tested a separate physical key, I understand how well the security offered by an external physical device can work.

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Online Security: Easy, Common Sense, Precautions

Updated 9/10/2018, 10/10/2018 I read a headline today stating that Podesta’s password was “password”.  How STUPID!  In 2016, when his email was hacked, this was UNFORGIVABLY STUPID.  And look what happened. I have given some tips in the past in this blog, and today, I will re-iterate a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself from online hacks in

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Apple iOS5 is Available Today

UPDATE on errors during download from Computerworld.  From me…it may be wise to wait a day, or three, before installing, what is your rush anyway…a few more days won’t hurt.  Read a book!  🙂 Just in case you are soooo busy taking care of video conferencing stuff….here is a reminder that Apple’s iOS5 is available today!  See this article in Computerworld.

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Sept 11 2001 and Video Conferencing

September 11, 2001 (Originally written for ForCarol.com) Lori’s mother’s birthday started out just like any other day.  I was just getting up, Lori was already getting Kristen ready for school, Sunny (our currently 11 year old yellow lab who now has a tumor that is scaring us) was bouncing around as only he could do. Lori had the TV on.

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DotXXX URL’s Coming Soon

Sorry ’bout that.  Just reporting the news on the technical front.  And, hey, like we are all innocent here…duh.  🙂 The Washington Post reports that yesterday the Internet naming authority has approved the use of the .xxx suffix. “On Friday in San Francisco, the California nonprofit that oversees Internet addresses gave the green light to the virtual red-light district. The

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