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The Difference Between Adware & Spyware

Not technically fitting into either the virus or spam category we have spyware and adware, which are growing concerns for...

Computer Virus Vs Worm Vs Trojan Horse

The most common blunder people make when the topic of a computer virus arises is to refer to a worm...

How Fingerprint Scanners Work

Biometric fingerprint readers, or scanners, are the most popular and most common form of biometric security devices used. Biometrics consists...

What is 64-Bit Computing?

64-bit refers to a processor with registers that store 64-bit numbers. A generalization suggests that 64-bit doubles the data a...

The Science Of Color

An overview of primary colors, the absence of color, and the additive and subtractive color systems. In grade school we...

How Can I Be Spamming Myself?

The first time it happened, you were probably confused and even a bit curious, especially if you were not aware...

Are Cable Internet Connections Vulnerable To Hackers?

A PC that is connected to the Internet via a cable modem is always vulnerable to a malicious hack attack...

is It Possible To Eavesdrop On Electromagnetic Radiation?

Since World War II scientists have known that EMR leaked from devices can be intercepted and with the proper equipment,...

Tips for Choosing an ISP

Before choosing an ISP or switching to a new provider, it is important to consider how the different ISPs available...

Static Electricity and Computers

When internal workings of a computer are exposed it is possible to damage the computer with static electricity held by...

Internet Grammar Concerns

With new technology comes new jargon. It can take years to agree on proper spelling and usage of words that...

Segment

(1) In networks, a section of a network that is bounded by bridges, routers or switches. Dividing an Ethernet into...