Category Archives: Tips-n-Tricks

Foiling Electronic Snoops in Email

NOV. 18, 2015 Photo Credit Minh Uong/The New York Times By BRIAN X. CHEN http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/19/technology/personaltech/foiling-electronic-snoops-in-email.html?emc=edit_ct_20151119&nl=personaltech&nlid=55148309&_r=0 IT didn’t take much for Florian Seroussi, a technology investor in Manhattan, to become suspicious of his email. His misgivings were sparked late one night … Continue reading

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Outlook: Strain out spam and safeguard senders

By Katherine Murray on June 5, 2013 https://windowssecrets.com/top-story/outlook-strain-out-spam-and-safeguard-senders/   Spam is such a looming presence in the world’s email, you’d be hard-pressed to find a mail application that doesn’t include some sort of spam management. Here are the tools and … Continue reading

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Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2011/05/krebss-3-basic-rules-for-online-safety/ Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety Yes, I realize that’s an ambitious title for a blog post about staying secure online, but there are a handful of basic security principles that — if followed religiously — can blunt … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Way to to Sign Documents Electronically

What’s the Best Way to to Sign Documents Electronically (Without Scanning Them)?  Whitson Gordon Dear Lifehacker, I’m tired of printing out a document and scanning back in just to put my signature on it. Is there a better way to … Continue reading

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RPV: Win7′s least-known data-protection system

You deleted a file yesterday; now you really need it back. Your Windows recycle bin is empty — what now? Your next-best option is the Restore Previous Versions tool — a truly great, automatic data-protection feature buried in Win7. I say “buried” advisedly; most … Continue reading

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Make the most of Windows 7’s Libraries

Libraries — special-purpose virtual folders — can be confusing at first. But they are extremely handy, once you get the hang of them. By Fred Langa http://windowssecrets.com/2011/03/10/01-Make-the-most-of-Windows-7s-Libraries How to use Libraries is hard to describe but easier to understand when you … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Login Information From Firesheep

Alexia Tsotsis Oct 25, 2010: http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/25/firesheep/ TechCrunch reader Steve Manuel claims to have found a workaround to Firesheep, thecontroversial Firefox extension that allows anyone on an insecure open Wifi network to access user login info for almost every single social network in existence. Firesheep … Continue reading

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