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DNC Leaks and Computer Forensics

For those of you curious about how we do computer forensic work, here’s a short video that explains how we know that the DNC email leaks during the presidential election were an inside job. I admit that I receive darn … Continue reading

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VA Policy: Access Denied Veterans Running Linux

Can I get some help from someone with more expertise? I can code HTML on the fly, but I don’t mess with scripting; I have no use for it. Yes, I know my blogs have scripting, but someone else handles … Continue reading

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Neither Technology nor Magic

I think I managed to save my laptop. Folks, nobody has to tell me I’m not the greatest tech support guy ever. However, I’ve done it long enough to realize that if you have one kind of failure, you can … Continue reading

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Tech Note: Windows Patches Are Now Bundled

It’s Patch Tuesday for Windows (and Adobe Flashplayer). I recommend this rather balanced explanation. Starting this month, Microsoft releases all the patches as a single rollup bundle and you no longer get to choose. That is, you cannot choose to … Continue reading

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Storms on the Computer Horizon

Some of you won’t care about this, so you can skip the computer chatter. Those of us who provide technical support for Windows users have been watching this for a long time. Microsoft steadily seizes more and more control from … Continue reading

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Broken Windows Pain

I had a rough day; I worked on a Windows machine. First, let me assure you that Windows 7 is often faster and smoother on the same hardware than just about any version of Linux. The drivers work better and … Continue reading

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Doing That Malware Boogie

And here I was thinking I might start pulling out of the computer ministry soon. I’m a low-level amateur technician. Not an expert, just a guy in the neighborhood who knows a little more than you do. Because of this, … Continue reading

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