Most computers have an account which by default allows unrestricted access and control to all of the commands and programs on an operating system. This account is called a “root” account by Macintosh and Linux, and “administrator” by Windows. Earlier this week Apple released its next big operating system update: MacOS High Sierra. Software updates […]
Chinese Hackers And USPS Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Jiripbot The backdoor.Jiripot is your everyday standard low distribution backdoor Trojan which will do its best to steal your information and open your computer up to more and more threats. Today’s Top Stories The Unavoidable Acceleration of Everything. What next for wearables and IoE? “It is […]
Apple’s reputation was completely crushed recently when the internet, and the world alike, were given access to arguably the largest breach of personal privacy to date. I’m talking, of course, about all the private nude photos of some of Hollywood’s most elite celebrities that were leaked online by an anonymous hacker. The photos were taken […]
Apple has had a really hard time lately trying to defend themselves against claims that iOS is less than secure. They have been called into question two times in less than two weeks. This time, Apple is denying they iOS has a backdoor that allows third parties to get access to their users personal information. […]
Times are changing, and this is a fact that no one can deny. Technology is different from what it was just 10 years ago. The technology we use in video games, TV’s, and even our computers. Computers have definitely changed from a decade ago. Remember Gateway computers? Yea, so do I. Society is changing with […]
It should come as a surprise to no one that we rely on apps and technology for almost everything we do these days. Basically anything that you can think of has an app. Apple’s early marketing campaign for apps, “There’s an app for that.”, has pretty much become the truth. Now, even though this is […]
It really is easy to forget what makes our devices tick. We use them so much that it becomes second nature to us, literally. Most know about all of the circuitry and inner workings of their devices. If we crack them open, we see all of the wiring on green plastic boards with lots of […]
Keeping up with all the new technology that comes out can be quite daunting. The urge to pick up a faster computer can be really strong if you are working with a system that’s gotten a few years on it and has started to slow down. But just because your computer may be sluggish doesn’t […]
These days, computers are essential for keeping our lives going. We do everything on them, work, learn, communicate, and play. Since your computer is likely a huge part of your life, it’s extremely important to keep it safe. Most people don’t know how to do that, because it simply doesn’t interest them or taking the […]
Knowing how the components of your computer can change your performance is key. You want to get all the power out of your machine that you can in order to have the best possible experience for your type of computing. Simply reading the big words and fancy numbers on the box that your computer came […]
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