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Previously used AVG --> Comodo --> Avast --> and...

Previously used AVG --> Comodo --> Avast --> and as I said now Sophos. The previous were all their free versions.
~Spike
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On my (and family) Windows systems I use Sophos...

On my (and family) Windows systems I use Sophos now. They have a free version that doesn't heckle to buy, but they also have a premium that is I believe around $50 a year. The nice thing is, both...
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Correct, this is related to the content that is...

Correct, this is related to the content that is loaded from the website itself.



It depends really, if it isn't something you are counting on for confidentiality (e.g. Wikipedia) then it...
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True, and the height of the towers was actually...

True, and the height of the towers was actually only 300', but it's also Ohio and its pretty flat here too. I was more responding to the statement that wireless cannot work that far. However, to...
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Normally I would agree as wired is far better...

Normally I would agree as wired is far better than wireless, but anything over 300' of Ethernet starts to have signal degradation and causes packet loss. So unfortunately that would not work for a...
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Zoesdad, sorry about the delay with responses...

Zoesdad, sorry about the delay with responses (wow almost a year...) around the time of my last post, I had just bought a new house and have since moved into it and started various other projects.
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Bud9051, it depends on how they are cracking the...

Bud9051, it depends on how they are cracking the password. If they are hitting a live website (very infrequent case) they usually have the password form stolen credentials, or they are limited by the...
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I would support TeamViewer in this instance, but...

I would support TeamViewer in this instance, but I'd also recommend using all the additional security features (especially 2 factor auth and account whitelisting). The reason is that RDP (remote...
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Bollocks, I used to work for a WISP, and we had...

Bollocks, I used to work for a WISP, and we had 5GHz shooting 20 miles, and 2.4GHz shooting up to 10 miles. If you have line of sight, enough height, and good enough antennas it isn't out of the...
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I third zoesdad and WRDIY on software development...

I third zoesdad and WRDIY on software development as a hobby. I personally develop web applications as a hobby. Sometimes for an agency, other times to serve some internal need on my network. If you...
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Quite significant targets actually. I recently...

Quite significant targets actually. I recently had to parse through about a years worth of web server logs and I'd bet that about 95% of the non-legitimate traffic were all attempts to breach...
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I would argue this 100%. CycleZen wants to build...

I would argue this 100%. CycleZen wants to build a system that the kids can learn on. While FreeBSD is more old school and hardened, it is also significantly harder to learn on. Not to mention...
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Typically this is saved in a temporary table in...

Typically this is saved in a temporary table in the database. I'm sure after a certain amount of time (maybe 24 hours) this table is automatically cleared so it doesn't bog down the database.


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While there are traffic patterns or specific...

While there are traffic patterns or specific ports that can be blocked or opened, the way a device is identified internally is based off of its private IP address (192.168.0.0/16, 10.0.0.0/8,...
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The site developer specifies the colors of the...

The site developer specifies the colors of the website with CSS. When CSS styles are properly done, they are located in an external stylesheet rather than in the main page source. If you view the...
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Understandable. I was just inquiring so as to...

Understandable. I was just inquiring so as to maybe determine how it accomplished this.



Well, typically when you lock a system or appliance down (so that it can't get out) with a network...
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That sounds rather suspicious. Either the...

That sounds rather suspicious. Either the firewall was not locked down properly, or the web interface was programmed in a language that can exit the browser, such as Java. Mind if I ask what the...
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The only downside to using your browser to store...

The only downside to using your browser to store these passwords is that anyone who has access to your PC can see them as well. However, if you are the only one who uses the computer, then it isn't...
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That is why I carry mine on a flash drive....

That is why I carry mine on a flash drive. Additionally, you can use a cloud service, such as Dropbox, to host it and just sync that way. It's more secure than a cloud hosted password service because...
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It was the plugin. Many developer plugins have...

It was the plugin. Many developer plugins have crawlers built in to help you optimize your website, as a result even if it is internal, the browser acts as a proxy to crawl the site.

~Spike
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I use TeamViewer regularly to support family and...

I use TeamViewer regularly to support family and I have never had an issue with it disconnecting. As for Remote Desktop built into windows, it has the problem of not being able to show the individual...
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Personally, I recommend KeePass (KeePass Password...

Personally, I recommend KeePass (KeePass Password Safe (http://keepass.info)) or KeePassX for crossplatform. (KeePassX (http://keepassx.org))

-Spike
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The best ISO burning software I have encountered...

The best ISO burning software I have encountered for Windows is ImgBurn The Official ImgBurn Website (http://www.imgburn.com/) It is free, and easily configured. I have yet to have any issues with...
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I have used a variety of PDF software over the...

I have used a variety of PDF software over the years and if all you want to do is combine a couple PDF files into a single one, then I recommend PDF24 PDF Creator (http://en.pdf24.org/). It is a free...
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Team Viewer is a good one, I use it often myself....

Team Viewer is a good one, I use it often myself. Another option is Log Me In. https://secure.logmein.com/

~Spike
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