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Stay Safe with ESET and save 50%

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Many of the “old timers” here at DCT know that I am a die hard fan of ESET’s security products and personally use them exclusively. Something just wouldn’t feel right if I didn’t have Eset Smart Security installed on my PC’s. Eset Smart Security is extremely effective, light on resources, and continually passes industry tests Read more

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An upcoming update for Internet Explorer will add a new security feature that blocks out-of-date ActiveX controls. In a move described by Microsoft as being specifically about ActiveX, the new feature will be managed per medium of an active blocklist. At this early stage the list contains just one offender – Oracle’s Java ActiveX control Read more

Which Browser is the Most Secure?

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In fact, is there any such animal as a “most secure browser”. This is the question Skybox Security set to out to answer – as they ask in their opening statement, “What defines the degree of security of software? How can one evaluate the security of a web browser when lacking clear definition? So, the Read more

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“Pwnd” – What the Heck Is That? The etymology of the word ‘pwned’ is not entirely known. There are many speculations about its origin and no one seems to agree on its pronunciation either. The only thing I can find that makes sense is this definition at Wiktionary: “own, possibly born out  of a typographical Read more

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Thanks to Ashampoo’s ongoing generosity we have 10 one-year licenses for Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 to giveaway to our subscribers… competition ends 6th October A one-year license for this brand new, recently released anti-virus software from Ashampoo would normally sell for $39.99us but you now have chance to win a license absolutely free simply by submitting Read more

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  Windows Basics Although this post is primarily aimed at Windows computer users, it will hopefully provide good advice for any computer owner. Over time it is inevitable that computers get dirty. Not only in the physical sense, but in an electronic way as well. This “dirt” eventually slows down the machine and can even cause system Read more

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It seems that hardly a day, or certainly a week, goes by without some website being hacked and member information being stolen. Some companies (Facebook, Twitter and Dropbox to name a few) offer two-step verification to make it more difficult to hack into your account. Apple announced on March 21st that it will offer this extra Read more

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iPhoneDevSDK is a compromised site and should be avoided! In a report on All Things D, Mike Isaac reveals that a “compromised website” used by iPhone developers is likely responsible for the hacking of some mega sites like Apple and Facebook: In the spate of large companies hacked in recent weeks, it seems that many of them Read more