Monthly Archives: November 2013

2013 11 22 Another Great Antivirus Tool: virustotal.com

We need all the help we can get in our efforts to keep viruses and malware away from our computers.  One great and free tool is an online scanning service named VirusTotal. Upload a suspect file to VirusTotal and it … Continue reading

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2013 11 18 Internet Explorer – A Website Suddenly Doesn’t Work!

This blog post is a bit long.  It would be best to print it off, then mark each step as you perform it. Let me be clear, I like all the mainstream web browsers.  They each have their special features. … Continue reading

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2013 11 05 Basic Defense Against Viruses & Malware

This blog post is not meant to be an exhaustive list of security practices, but a simple, bare introduction to some things you can do to help secure your computer remain uninfected by viruses and other malware. I urge you … Continue reading

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2013 11 05 Pingdom Reports June Through October

These reports have been in limbo in my inbox for some time.  It’s about time I posted them:) 5 minute outages are illusory. They are merely an artifact of how Pingdom checks the server. Outages of longer durations are area … Continue reading

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