Revoked SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites

Revoked SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites

Warning! SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites Did you know that even though your Chrome browser tells you a website is secure, in reality the sites certificate may already have been revoked? Chrome will still show the site as ‘Secure’. The fact that the certificate is revoked is buried so deep in Chrome developer tools that most people will never find it. I feel this is something every online user should know about and I’ll explain how to protect yourself…

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Cool Tools For Techs – Updated

Cool Tools For Techs – Updated

Cool tools for you techies Make a universal installer CD for any 32 bit disk or a 64 bit disk Just run this: http://code.kliu.org/misc/winisoutils/ and then burn the ISO to a disk… OR Combine the 32 and 64 bit disks into one combo universal installer: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/85813-windows-7-universal-installation-disc-create.html and burn the ISO to a Disk! Or put it on a thumbdrive with this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2432-usb-windows-7-installation-key-drive-create.html But alas my favorite source for Windows7 images is gone. http://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/14-windows-7-direct-download-links This had direct links to the digitalriver repository…

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WordPress Maintenance in Sacramento – A SNAP!

WordPress Maintenance in Sacramento – A SNAP!

Updated Protecting Against WordPress Security Issues WordPress is becoming the big target in terms of security issues, with so many websites running on WP everyone tries to hack it. As a result, site owners have to constantly update WordPress versions, themes, and plugins. It is becoming a maintenance nightmare, plus there is absolutely no guarantee that these components work together – you are at mercy of theme and plugin authors. I just had to upgrade 3 plugins that I use…

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El Dorado Hills, Serrano Open House Sunday

El Dorado Hills, Serrano Open House Sunday

El Dorado Hills, Serrano Home For Sale Wonderful Italian inspired home with large .35 private corner yard. Walk to the Country Club! 3,648 sq ft. plus a detached casita’. Live indoors and out – outdoor Serrano room w/fireplace, spacious wraparound yard w/pond, water feature & separate hot tub. Formal living & dining, downstairs den w 1/2 bath, gourmet kitchen w/granite island that opens to large family room. Beautiful wood & tile floors, large master suite w a private sitting room…

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DDoS Attack Takes Down Big Internet Sites

DDoS Attack Takes Down Big Internet Sites

DNS provider Dyn.com is currently under heavy DDoS attack which has affected many well known brands across the Internet including Amazon, Netflix, Reddit, Twitter, NetFlix, CABizHost, Paypal and many others. This may affect your site if you use them for DNS or if you use any service, like Paypal, that uses DynDNS. The larger providers seem to have worked quite quickly to mitigate this attack, but it is ongoing so it’s important that you’re aware of it and carefully monitor…

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Two Sacramento Web Hosting Companies – REVIEWED

Two Sacramento Web Hosting Companies – REVIEWED

Here Are 2 Top-Quality Website Hosting Companies In Sacramento In my humble and yet incredibly awesome opinion CABizHost.com and IMarkHosting.com are first-class web host companies in the Sacramento area. These are well suited for small businesses that need to market online and they are also very newbie friendly. CABizHost.com has been providing quality Sacramento Web Hosting since 1987. Yup, since the BBS days. They Have no long-term contracts.  Their multi-site facilities include redundant Internet connections, battery powered backup and standby power generation….

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Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

Windows 7 Installation Problems on the Skylake Platform Part 1

I was totally unaware of this issue until I had a customer talking about this issue today, so I then went to the ASUS website and checked the ASUS motherboard B150M-A a popular model. It had listed Windows 7 as a supported O/S and also had this note: “Please refer to ASUS website and download “Windows® 7 installation guide” and “ASUS EZ installer” to install Windows® 7”. I found this information on their FAQ page: “Based on the chipset specification,…

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Windows 7 Installation Problems, Part 2

Windows 7 Installation Problems, Part 2

For Gigabyte was less forth coming all I saw listed under compatible O/S was this: Support for Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit * Please download the “Windows USB Installation Tool” from GIGABYTE’s website and install it before installing  Windows 7. I then scrolled back up to this section. Overview Specification                              CPU / Memory                    FAQ           News/Awards                                                                                                                       Support & Downloads Then I selected: CPU/Memory Support and Downloads. I put in these search parameters: Download Type: Utility                 Choose your…

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Random Windows 10 thoughts

Random Windows 10 thoughts

Orderly Deployment of Windows 10 As much as I would prefer an orderly deployment of Windows10 I am coming across clients more frequently that got updated and didn’t even know it.  It usually goes like this, I get a call that some feature program or piece of hardware isn’t working correctly. When I get there, I find out Windows10 is now on the system and the utilities they were using were removed in the processes of the upgrade(Start8, Classic shell),…

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