Recently my wife ran into a situation where she had misplaced her new thumb drive (thankfully, she found it), but it got me to thinking about securing mine. These flash drives are a great way to carry around information, but they are also quite small and obviously, easy to lose.
Folks need to start choosing better security questions for web accounts. I keep running into situations where I do not want to share the information the site is asking for. Or, I am creating a web account that is likely to be used by multiple people (at work, etc.) , but I am prompted to choose a series of very personalized security questions to go along with the login ID that I am creating.
At work, I receive the mail from a couple of public email addresses and these addresses have a habit of getting hammered with Spam. As a practical matter, I cannot filter spam on the server level because I need to be able to see what getting flagged as Spam and isolate it into a separate folder in Outlook.
Over the course of the last week, I found myself removing Norton antivirus software from a couple of machines that belong to friends of mine. Both machines had similar problems with being incredibly slow. By slow I mean that they