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  • BitLocker and Business versions of Windows

    BitLocker drive encryption is intriguing and important, but it's available only in Vista and Win 7 Ultimate and Corporate editions. Since these are the most expensive versions of the OS, most smaller companies use the Business version of Windows--what are some encryption options for them? As a...

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  • Help with errors

    I am getting critical system error announcements with my computer and says I need to get it fixed. It says I need to download some kind of repair site. Well I did and it told me the problems I have but in order to fix the problem I have to pay for it. I dont have the money right now. According to...

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  • Bridging two networks together but being able to access both of them?

    Hey Guys - What settings do I need to change to implement the network I'm talking about. I would like to: Use the hardware and exact setup below Be able to access both networks seamlessly * Linksys will have the wireless turned off and will act as a router * All clients will connect to the D-Link...

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  • BIA Matrix

    I am looking for some good definitions for a 5x5 BIA matrix.

    Rhinoit5 pointsBadges:
  • How to block a website from users

    Hello, I need to know how can we block youtube if someone is uses real player to get to this site.

    Nabeelah5 pointsBadges:
  • Should I install Firesheep on others’ computer?

    Should I install Firesheep on another person's computer??

    pakinam5 pointsBadges:
  • How can I disable Bitdefender Safepay?

    Can I disable Safepay and just keep the Bitdefender Internet Security?

    garig15 pointsBadges:
  • Has this computer been compromised?

    One of my computers runs a strange set of files that I don't recognize when it boots:bash.exe, curl.exe, uname.exe, sed.exe, rm.exe, tail.exe, cut.exe, awk.exe, cat.exe, chmod.exe, ls.exe, grep.exeI know I haven't uploaded any programs related to these files, so should II be worried about these...

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  • Is it possible to block souce IP’s by their presence in a BotNet?

    A friend of mine in the security industry recently told me that many DOS attacks and general "black hat hacking" attacks usually happen over the TOR network. Would it be possible to dynamically block source IP's by their presence in a BotNet?Would this be effective in blocking DDoS attacks? How...

    ITKE351,905 pointsBadges:
  • Buffer overflow detection technique

    which is the best buffer overflow detection technique?

    Ta5 pointsBadges:
  • Should the design cycle of new products include an analysis of security vulnerabilities?

    Black Hat 2013 was a tension filled affair.In addition to National Security Agency Director General Keith B. Alexander defending U.S. surveillance of American citizens, claiming it's a necessity in a world threatened by what he called "terrorists among us," SeungJin "Beist" Lee showed attendees the...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • What’s your take on DefCon asking Feds to stay away from the conference?

    After DefCon founder Jeff Moss' announcement that Feds should skip the hacker conference, the SearchSecurity team asked Trey Ford, General Manager at Black Hat, what Black Hat's stance on the issue. His response: All Feds are welcome. With all the hoopla surround the NSA, what's your take on DefCon...

    Michael Tidmarsh33,245 pointsBadges:
  • Dont want to pay alot for a enterprise backup software

    I have a customer that is on a tight budget and want to backup 20 servers remotley. Symantec and CA are all abou the same price 8-11k. Any enterprise backup software out there that is reliable and is a lower cost?

    Goofeydog20 pointsBadges:
  • Blue coat question

    Does anyone know what it means if the LED display message "blue coat" is stuck on a Blue coat 400 series. I tried the front panel buttons and they are not responding or changing the LED display message or configurations. I tried holding the left arrow for 5 seconds still nothing. I cant even...

    dselgt5 pointsBadges:
  • linux e-mail hosting

    Hello everybody... I am not a guru in Linux or Unix, but, I have a fair knowledge on some of them to some extent... I am still trying and hope to become like some of you in future. Anyway, I have been employed in a new company as their network engineer. They have a mail server which is able to send...

    0sagyef010 pointsBadges:
  • Webmail browser not certified to work with Domino Web Access

    My name is Cameron Simmons and I work for the FAA. My job requires me to communicate via webmail (Domino Web Access) which requires that I have one of several authorized web browsers via my laptop to properly view and respond to my emails. My government issued laptop works fine however when I try...

    Camio0075 pointsBadges:
  • Spyware/trojan is getting on my last nerve i need help!!

    Hi i have recently had a desktop background explaining to me that i had spy ware on my computer plus a lot of pop ups which i think i caught from lime wire... so i looked up how to remove it on yahoo.answers and i got rid of the desktop background also the pop ups slowed down i thought i got rid of...

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  • Eradicate Virus Remover 2009 on Windows XP

    Eradicating Virus Remover 2009 My computer (Dell with Windows XP) got infected with Virus Remover 2009. It is a pesky virus (malware) & keeps popping up informing that I need to install this software to remove virus from my PC. It shows a scan and informs that a number of files are infected. I have...

    SbElectric2,540 pointsBadges:
  • pop-ups for anti-spy wear programs

    How do I remove pop-ups from anti-spy wear programs. The ads keep coming and I can't "X" them out. They just keep coming.

    Clipper bill5 pointsBadges:
  • Hidden Spyware on my computer?

    I have a problem with my e-mails where if somebody sends me a picture, when I go to open it, it opens in picture viewer and when I scroll to the left or right, it shows images of things I have looked at either on my computer or on the internet. It pops up on the e-mail as image001.jpg. I have CA...

    Mohamad15 pointsBadges:

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