Category Archives: Computers

Fake LinkedIn message attack alert

Be careful clicking on any LinkedIn email. Starting on Monday, cyber criminals sent spam email messages targeting the LinkedIn social media community. Victims are emailed an alert link with a fictitious social media contact request. These messages accounted for as … Continue reading

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Israel/Hamas video hack alert

Pass this one on to all your readers, fellow bloggers. US-CERT is aware of public reports of malicious code circulating via spam email messages related to the Israel/Hamas conflict in Gaza. These messages may contain factual information about the conflict … Continue reading

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Canning spam ^ 2

A tale of two meanings. This spam is canned. Immediately after McColo was unplugged, security companies charted a precipitous drop in spam volumes worldwide. E-mail security firm IronPort said spam levels fell by roughly 66 percent as of Tuesday evening. … Continue reading

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Tech request

Thunderbird seems to have deleted my inbox. I’m following the intstructions from Mozilla, and, well, they’re not working. I only seem to have the emails sent after 9:00 this morning. Any tips on how to rebuild my inbox? I’ve been … Continue reading

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Hamas pwned by Israeli hackers

A group of Israeli teenagers pwned a few terrorist websites. Izzadin Kassam’s site displayed a blank white screen and Hebrew text notifying of a technical error. The websites of Arab Israeli political party Balad, and left-wing activist groups ‘Hagada Hasmolanit’ … Continue reading

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Tech question follow-up

And now it’s working. I did nothing. The wrappers are back on Hot Air, and since I didn’t get around to recreating my Firefox profiles, well, I did nothing. It wasn’t working yesterday. It’s working now. Go figure. Score another … Continue reading

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Tech question

Anyone out there using Firefox and NoScript? I installed it earlier this week, then got really tired of having to pick and choose what sites I would let show scripts, so I uninstalled it. Now it doesn’t show the proper … Continue reading

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Calling all computer geeks

Folks, I dropped my WD portable hard drive. It’s not spinning properly. Best Buy’s Geek Squad thinks it’s pretty much done unless I want to spend over $1500. I can pretty much recover the data I need for work, but … Continue reading

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Leet Islamic haxxor d00dz take down Zionist websites

Roee Nahmias is hereby officially pronounced an Apprentice of Juvenile Scorn™ for this story about the PIJ haxxor d00dz incredible hacking skillz. Islamic Jihad operatives have been able to hack into several Israeli websites, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper al-Sharq al-Awsat … Continue reading

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RoboSoldier is near

The IDF will be deploying robotic machine guns to guard the Gaza border. My forecast: Expect a lot more reports about 65-year-old men killed while tending their farms, no matter how many terrorists get killed. First report: A new system … Continue reading

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