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  1. Thread: how to?

    by DougN
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    Sometimes users (you?) use very common passwords...

    Sometimes users (you?) use very common passwords (like *2*4, qwert, 'password') etc. There are huge lists of the most popular passwords, so someone writes a program that tries to login to your...
  2. I've always liked the phrase "trust but verify".

    I've always liked the phrase "trust but verify".
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    What you're looking for is called 'single sign...

    What you're looking for is called 'single sign on' or 'federated identity management'. Googling those terms will bring back plenty of options.
  4. Perhaps you need to contact Google (hah!) and...

    Perhaps you need to contact Google (hah!) and complain about abuse?
  5. If you have a web server, and the person will...

    If you have a web server, and the person will open emails you reply to them with, you could send them an email with a tiny * pixel by * pixel invisible image that gets loaded from your webserver. ...
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    I wonder if WinDbg would help? It's offered by...

    I wonder if WinDbg would help? It's offered by Microsoft. Not exactly a disassembler though.

    I would personally also be comfortable installing OllyDbg for example.
  7. +Gordo I like Nod32. But there are and will...

    +Gordo


    I like Nod*2. But there are and will always be software with new exploits that gets past anti-virus apps. You need to be very careful where you download software from.

    Be very wary...
  8. Disadvantages in my mind are: 1. Someone else...

    Disadvantages in my mind are:

    *. Someone else controls access to your files
    2. You have to trust someone else to protect your files.
    *. You have to have faith that the someone else will be...
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    You might want to look into Tor

    You might want to look into Tor
  10. Great blog entry about a DDOS that CloudFlare fought

    This is a really good read for anyone interested in Internet-wide security and DDOS. I'm not a CloudFlare ******** or employee, but I've been impressed with them.
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  11. Thread: anti virus

    by DougN
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    For the free ones (for personal use), Avast is...

    For the free ones (for personal use), Avast is pretty good. I didn't like it on a laptop since laptops aren't on all the time, and thus the pattern file updates wouldn't be continuous (and when...
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    Strong Password Tips

    *. User upper and lower case letters
    2. Insert a number or two
    *. Use additonal characters that aren't numbers or letters. For example, p@ssword (though don't use THAT as your password -- it's too...
  13. Thread: c programming

    by DougN
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    Google for "Learning C The Hard Way" -- probably...

    Google for "Learning C The Hard Way" -- probably the quickest possible (but it will still take time to get good).
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    It depends who you are trying to hide it from. ...

    It depends who you are trying to hide it from. Hiding it from something/someone on your network is pretty hard. Hiding it from an internet server can be done with a proxy/anonymizer or something...
  15. I've been very happy with ESET's Nod32. Doesn't...

    I've been very happy with ESET's Nod*2. Doesn't slow down the computer like other products I've tried.
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    We're not accepting new ads at this time. If...

    We're not accepting new ads at this time. If you'd like to submit a review of your software we could add it to the News & Reviews section though.
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    Sticky: All Net Tools Forum Rules - READ THIS FIRST!

    Until further notice, here are the rules for the All Net Tools Forum:

    *. No spam
    For a definition of spam, look here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forum_spam. In addition to the meaning...
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    Sticky: All Net Tools Forum Rules - READ THIS FIRST!

    Until further notice, here are the rules for the All Net Tools Forum:

    *. No spam For a definition of spam, look here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forum_spam. In addition to the meaning provided...
  19. Thread: rel=nofollow

    by DougN
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    rel=nofollow

    This is mostly a test, but also a heads up that the forum now adds rel=nofollow to links that are posted. That should discourage spammers since they won't gain any benefit by posting their spam...
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