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    • How to Delete Recent Searches

      How to Delete Recent Searches

      Deleting recent searches–be they from Bing, Google or Yahoo–is an easy thing to do. While the steps vary a little from Internet Explorer to FireFox, for the most part, they take the same amount of time and can be found in the same place. Deleting Recent Searches in Internet Explorer Click on the tools button.

    • lsass.exe

      lsass.exe

      LSASS, or local security authority subsystem service, is a process that functions as part of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Essentially, LSASS is part of the process for maintaining and enforcing the security protocols on the operating system. To this end, LSASS performs several important functions to ensure that the system remains free from unauthorized

    • How to Open a Simplex Lock

      How to Open a Simplex Lock

      Simplex locks, now manufactured by Kaba Ilco, are simple push-button combination locks. Simplex locks are used to protect equipment rooms, labs, and FedEx-type boxes. Simplex locks are used whenever having a large number of keys would create logistical problems. Simplex Lock Combinations The Simplex lock would be a normal 5-button combination lock, except for one

    • One-Time Pad

      One-Time Pad

      A one-time pad is a form of encryption that is difficult to decipher or crack if one is not the intended recipient. If done correctly, the strength of encryption of plaintext can almost be impossible to break in a useful timeframe. The system takes each character from plaintext and uses modular addition with a character

    • How a Magnetic Card Reader Works

      How a Magnetic Card Reader Works

      A magnetic card is a rectangular plastic object (credit/debit card) that contains either a magnetic object embedded within the card or a magnetic stripe on the card’s exterior. A magnetic card can store any form of digital data. The electronic devices designed to read stored information from a magnetic card do so either when someone

    • How Do I Clear Previous Google Searches?

      How Do I Clear Previous Google Searches?

      Clearing previous Google searches is a straight forward process that can take about one minute to accomplish. It should be noted that unless you’re using the Google toolbar, erasing only the history of Google is impossible. However, since people typically only use one search engine predominately, erasing the search history will only affect Google. Erasing

    • Smart Card Software

      Smart Card Software

      A smart card contains an integrated circuit (IC) chip containing a central processing unit (CPU), random access memory (RAM) and non-volatile data storage. Data stored in the smart card’s microchip can be accessed only through the chip operating system (COS). Smart cards provide a secure, portable platform for “any time, anywhere” computing that can contain

    • How to Delete Search History

      How to Delete Search History

      For many computer users privacy is important. If you use a computer for searching the web, there may be times when you prefer to not leave a digital trail of the sites you visited. For those looking to delete their search history, you should know it is extremely easy, here are some tips. Deleting Your

    • The History of Computer Viruses

      The History of Computer Viruses

      Computer viruses have been around just about as long as the personal computer has existed. With the advent of the Internet, the ability of viruses to rapidly spread has increased substantially. Despite this increase in capability to infect large numbers of computers across international borders, the definition of a computer virus has not substantially changed

    • Plaintext and Ciphertext

      Plaintext and Ciphertext

      In the study of cryptography the terms plaintext and ciphertext are used to describe the plain language message or information and the resulting encrypted message or data that results from the use of a cipher or encryption algorithm. The resulting ciphertext is not readable by either a human or computer without the correct cipher to

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