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    • How to Protect Your Computer on the Internet

      How to Protect Your Computer on the Internet

      The Internet is an ever present threat to your computer. Even harmlessly browsing through sites may get your computer affected with a virus or spyware without you even knowing it. As many dangers as there may be out there, you can easily protect yourself by taking a few simple steps. Routers and Firewalls First of

    • Buffer Overflow

      Buffer Overflow

      A buffer overflow occurs when a computer application attempts to assign data to a data structure past the point that the structure is designed to store information. In the classic case, a buffer is a sequential memory section that is assigned to contain information. The type of information can vary from an array of integers

    • 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.

    • Netscape Navigator Stored Password Recovery

      Netscape Navigator Stored Password Recovery

      Netscape Navigator stores usernames and passwords for web sites which you have logged in to. Password storage is configured in Netscape Navigator under <Edit>, <Preferences>, <Privacy and Security>, <Passwords>. By default, Netscape Navigator stores all passwords unencrypted. Viewing Netscape Navigator stored passwords The usernames and passwords are stored are part of the Netscape Navigator user

    • 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 to Change an AOL Password

      How to Change an AOL Password

      There are two circumstances that can cause someone to want to change his/her AOL password: 1) forgetting the AOL password and needing to recover it and 2)  to change the AOL password. The latter can be because the AOL password has leaked to someone or the user wants to adhere to the good practice of

    • HijackThis

      HijackThis

      Are viruses and malware affecting your computer efficiency? Try HijackThis. HijackThis, popularly known in the computing world as HJT, is one of the most effective spyware and malware removal software tool available for detecting and removing harmful viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans and other pests affecting Microsoft Windows. This program was originally developed by Merijn Bellekom,

    • Trendnet Default Password

      Trendnet Default Password

      Trendnet advertises itself as an Ethernet based device manufacturer, but also boasts a large collection of wireless devices as well. Trendnet routers often include dual antennas for maximum coverage, four Ethernet ports, and advanced WPA encryption. Trendnet devices tend to be small, lightweight, and stylish, allowing users to set them up and forget about them.

    • How Do I Get Rid of About Blank?

      How Do I Get Rid of About Blank?

      About: Blank is a homepage hijacker that severely slows down your computer and shows popup advertisements randomly while using one’s Internet browser. While it does not do actual damage to the computer, it does limit what can be done on the computer because, at times, the About: Blank could be using as high as 80%

    • X.509

      X.509

      X.509 is an ITU-T (ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector) standard for PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) in cryptography, which, amongst many other things, defines specific formats for PKC (Public Key Certificates) and the algorithm that verifies a given certificate path is valid under a give PKI (called the certification path validation algorithm). X.509 History X.509 began in

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