June 30, 2010  8:27 PM

My Top Five Security Tools



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security tools, Top Five List, Utilities

Over the years, I've accumulated hundreds of tools and utilities that I use to help others--and myself--stay secure on the Web. In fact, I've compiled these into my Geek Toolkit which I've made available to...


June 27, 2010  9:19 PM

My Top Five Biggest Security Issues



Posted by: Ken Harthun
firewall, Password, Phishing, secrurity practice, Secure Computing, Security

How long have you been in...


June 27, 2010  2:59 AM

Vulnerability in Windows Help and Support Center Could Allow Remote Code Execution



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Patch management, Vulnerabilities, Zero-day vulnerability

This was first revealed on June 10, 2010 in...


June 26, 2010  3:30 PM

Scam Alert: Thanks for Your Order!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
E-mail scam, OpenDNS, Phishing, spam

Nothing new about these phishing scams, but it seems they've gotten more frequent. I've gotten my share of them before, but now two in as many days. Here's the first one purportedly about my amazon.com order that I never placed.


June 25, 2010  1:01 AM

Physical Security: What is Lock Bumping?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Lock Bumping, locks, physical security

[caption id="attachment_759" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Bump Key (Source: Wikipedia)"]

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June 23, 2010  1:12 AM

Scam Alert: Oh, No! My Domain is Expiring!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Domain Registry of America, Scam

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June 22, 2010  12:29 AM

Reader Survey: Please Give Us Your Feedback



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Feedback, IT Knowledge Exchange, Opinion, Survey

As you know, IT Knowledge Exchange is a community-based technical information portal that is dedicated to providing the highest quality IT news, technical support and commentary from your industry peers. What you may not know is that you are a vital part of how this community functions and what...


June 20, 2010  5:23 PM

A Thought for Father’s Day



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Father's Day

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June 18, 2010  1:12 AM

Physical Security: Kwikset SmartKey Lock



Posted by: Ken Harthun
locks, physical security, security awareness, Security best practice

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