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December, 2011

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December 31, 2011  11:59 PM

Solution: What a Geek puzzle!

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

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December 31, 2011  12:54 PM

What a Geek puzzle!

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

Can you solve this? The actual contest is over, but Sophos published a challenge recently that even stumped ME! Can you believe it? Anyway, here's a link to the original challenge: "The...

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December 30, 2011  6:45 PM

Oíche Shamhna agus tá na Nollag ar an lá céanna?

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

Now we're having fun. In the spirit of the celebratory season, when brain cells are being destroyed by the millions, I think it's a good idea to stimulate those that remain. The challenge is to identify the language and translate the post. Hint: the format of the post is the clue. It's probably too...


December 30, 2011  12:52 PM

Halloween and Christmas are on the same day?

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

It's an old joke and probably completely worn out, but I couldn't resist writing about it. After all, I'm a Geek and programmer from way back, so it hits home. Q. Why do programmers confuse Halloween with Christmas? A. Because Oct. 31 and Dec. 25 are the same; therefore, Halloween =...


December 29, 2011  11:34 PM

Router reboot can open your system to hackers

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

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December 16, 2011  1:38 AM

Et tu, CNET?

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

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December 15, 2011  1:21 AM

Top 100 removal tool

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

I checked out an interesting site, malwarecity.com, courtesy of one of my fellow Net Admins' assistants. He referred me to a post about a malware removal tool that targets the most important infections identified in November. The tool, in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, is provided by Bitdefender....


December 14, 2011  1:20 AM

Chrome is the most secure browser

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

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