Deryn Johnstone

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Huge Denial Of Service Attack

As you may be aware, several large and popular Internet sites were made very difficult to access a few days ago. This was due to two separate Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. These were not attacks against the web sites themselves, but against a popular DNS provider, Dyn. The services themselves were still operational, […]

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IT Security Awareness – Privacy and WEB Browsers

IT Security Awareness

OK, let’s take a look at WEB Browsers. It’s your window to the World Wide Web, but just like in a house a window can be used to break in as well as look out. We have limited my explanations to Firefox from Mozilla and Internet Explorer from Microsoft. The same sorts of tips apply to […]

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How smart is my phone?

These days it’s really hard to buy a cellular phone that just makes phone calls. Go on. Give it a go. Instead, phones are becoming mobile computers that access our social network sites, our e-mail, our personal banking, our family photos, videos of those dance moves at the club, and a myriad of other things […]

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Social Media Security Tips

Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Whirlpool, Twitter, MySpace, the list goes on and on. Many many people belong to one or more social media or sharing sites and they are, for the most part, a good thing. They help folks stay in touch and share common interests. They also can be misused and abused. So […]

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