GuruMandadi@TWC wrote an article in July of 2022, that was published at the following URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems The writer in question mentions a wide range of potential problems as if they were regular occurrences. GuruMandadi@TWC URL: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/risks-or-disadvantages-of-dual-booting-operating-systems Occupies massive disk space linux Mint 21.1 occupies 28GB of space on this system, which includes a wide variety… Continue reading Recent article on Risks of Dual Booting between Windows and Linux filled with misinformation. Amazingly humorous.
kernel update for Fedora 13
The 188.8.131.52-61 kernel is now available for Fedora 13 i686, PAE, and x64 platforms. The standard mirrors and repositories have it.
WordPress 3.01 available
WordPress 3.01 is now available. Be sure to upgrade your blogs as soon as possible.
WordPress 3.0 released!
WordPress 3.0 is finally available. There were many release candidate releases. It has been a while since a new release of WordPress. WordPress 3.0 is now released.
Security issues at Top Gun DUI site
If you happen to be in the market for a DUI attorney, please avoid the Top Gun DUI website for now. The site is currently the victim of a WordPress vulnerability that may cause visitors serious computer security issues, especially those using Windows. I did not create nor do I maintain the current Top Gun… Continue reading Security issues at Top Gun DUI site
Adobe security issues
The Flash player and Acrobat reader have security issues again. This vulnerability affects Flash Player 9 through 10.0.45.2. Adobe Reader 9, Acrobat 9, and other Adobe products (including Photoshop CS3, PhotoShop Lightroom, Freehand MX, Fireworks) provide Flash support independent of Flash Player. Install the 10.1 version of Flash if you need flash or uninstall flash… Continue reading Adobe security issues
Howto: Securely remove data from a drive.
Many purported security experts believe that reformatting a computer will remove all traces of data. That is just not accurate. Drives can be formatted and reformatted and will still have files that can be easily recovered with the right tools. There are 2 primary ways to permanently remove data from a hard drive. One is… Continue reading Howto: Securely remove data from a drive.
Howto: Secure passwords
An article published in the New York Times January 22, 2010, written by Ashlee Vance, indicates that far too many people use simple passwords. There is an easy solution for this issue. Roboform2GO can be installed on a USB flash drive. It can store the URL and passwords for 10 websites for free, and unlimited websites… Continue reading Howto: Secure passwords
WordPress 2.8.6 is available.
The folks at WordPress have released version 2.8.6. It installs smoothly as usual. I highly recommend everyone update as soon as possible. This is a security patch release.
New virus infections spreading fast!
Many of my clients have had to contact me in the past week related to new Virus infections. The axiom: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is extremely accurate. Prevention is fairly simple. Get a reputable anti-virus product installed, keep it updated. Most of the better products ship with software firewalls.… Continue reading New virus infections spreading fast!