Thursday , 22 February 2024
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iPhone Independence Day

Jon Lech Johansen’s found a way to activate a brand new unactivated iPhone without giving any of your money or personal information to NSA AT&T. The iPhone does not have phone capability, but the iPod and WiFi work. Stay tuned! Update: Magic iTunes 7.3.0.54 numbers: Offset 2048912: 33C0C3 Offset 257074: 28 Offset 257013: 33C9B1 Add …

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Wi-Fi trouble with the iPhone

Network World is reporting that Duke University’s Wi-Fi network is suffering from what appear to be rogue iPhones. Duke’s Kevin Miller told Network World that the iPhone’s Wi-Fi chips are flooding the university’s Cisco access points with requests for MAC (Media Access Control) addresses. This is apparently knocking out dozens of access points as the 150 iPhones on campus wander around between different hotspots. It seems a bit weird to me. No other reports of trouble with iPhones and Wi-Fi networks have surfaced, though of course it’s very early in the iPhone’s tenure on the planet and this may prompt others to come forward. Duke IT employees seem to think it’s a problem with the iPhone, as opposed to a problem with Cisco’s equipment or their network configuration. My colleague and resident networking expert Maggie Reardon contacted Cisco, but a company representative said Cisco couldn’t comment at this time. An …

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Antivirus AVG “Palsu”

Diskon adalah hal yang dinanti-nanti penggemar belanja, makin besar diskon yang diberikan maka makin banyak orang yang tertarik. Kalau saja kata diskon dapat menarik perhatian, apalagi kata Gratis !! Rupanya hal ini menjadi perhatian pembuat virus dan memunculkan idenya untuk memanfaatkan kebiasaan pengguna komputer untuk mendapatkan program gratisan. Dan celakanya, program gratisan yang menjadi korban adalah program antivirus yang cukup popular dikalangan pengguna komputer. AVG (Anti Viral Group,bukan singkatan dari Anti Virus Gratis) besutan Grisoft www.grisoft.com. Seperti kita ketahui, di internet terdapat beberapa vendor antivirus yang memberikan programnya secara gratis kepada penggunanya (biasakan baca EULA – End User License Agreement sebelum menginstal software gratis supaya anda mengetahui ketentuan penggunaan software gratis) seperti Antivir, Avast, AVG dan bitdefender http://www.bitdefender.com.sg/PRODUCT-14BitDefender-8-Free-Edition.html. Tidak lupa pembuat virus ini memberikan pesan agar virus ciptaannya diberi nama Piglet (dengan gambar kartun yang agak seronok) yang malahan mengingatkan pada Winnie The Pooh. Jika sebelumnya Kespo mulai menyebar dengan …

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Windows Vista Parental Controls

If you’re a parent, you know there’s more to guiding your children’s computer use than shielding them from inappropriate content or contact with strangers. It’s also important to ensure that they aren’t on the computer for too long a time or when they’re supposed to be doing something else. With Windows Vista, after you and your family have agreed on a set of rules governing computer use, Parental Controls can help enforce those limits. Windows Vista Parental Controls are included in the non-business versions of Windows Vista, which are Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Premium, and Windows Vista Home Basic. Before you can start customizing Parental Controls for your children, you need to create user accounts for each of them. After you create a user account for each child, you can adjust the Parental Control settings: Open the Control Panel, and then double-click User Accounts and Family Safety. Select …

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Create an XPS document

XPS documents are a new archiving format perfect for preserving content and securely sharing information, no matter which program you’re using. To create an XPS document: Open any document in virtually any application and click Print In the Printer Selection menu, choose MicrosoftXPS Document Writer and save the file. Double-click the file to open it in the XPS Viewer, which Windows Internet Explorer 7 hosts. The XPS document is a pixel-perfect rendition of the original source material. Visit Help and How-to website to learn more about using Windows Vista.

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Cracking Wifi with Back Track

Ever wondered just how secure your WEP protected important; wireless network is? Well today I’ll show you how to test it. There have been a lot of articles written about this subject already and by now it is common knowledge that WEP is only the barest of security precautions. I’m going to show you how you can test your own wireless network’s security using the linux livecd distro back|track. Before we go any further, I feel it necessary to mention two things. The first being the ethics of hacking. Most of you are probably familiar with this subject already but, just to refresh your memory. Second, it goes without saying that this is for YOUR OWN NETWORK TESTING PURPOSES ONLY. Unauthorized access of other people’s networks is illegal. If you have problems or questions about anything in this guide, for the love of god use google/wikipedia and look it up …

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What Do You Want in Windows

A recent article on ZDNet listed some of the features and additions that have been thrown on the table to be included in a future release of the Windows operating system. These aren’t necessarily confirmed, just things that have been asked for by their beta testing user base. antivirus included (I personally would love it if OneCare was integrated, but I’m sure they’d get in trouble for that, so I can’t see how it would happen. I believe the integration that’s currently available with the software and the OS is good) full vector GUI (I’m guessing this is an extension of the Aero glass features) expanded remote desktop features to include having multiple sessions (this would be a very nice feature for some users and I can see how that would really come in handy) Media Center functionality expanded to any Windows PC included download manager for IE7 (I don’t understand …

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Windows Home Server (WHS)

If you’re like me you’ve been interested in the possibility of the Windows Home Server sitting in your house and you know, servin’ stuff, since it was first mentioned on this site awhile back. Debra Shinder at WXPNews has some great information about the features and possibilities in her recent WXPNewsletter. The Windows Home Server also automatically backs up not just everything on the server, but files on all the other PCs on the home network, too. There’s a full PC image of each computer so that if any computer has to be restored, it’s easy to do. And WHS monitors security related settings on all the PCs so that you can know whether all the computers have their anti-virus software turned on, for example. One great use for a home server is to share media files such as music and recorded TV programs. And it’s not just other computers that …

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New Remote Desktop Connection Version Available

Deb Shinder at WXPNews is loading me up with good information tonight. I’ve been having problems with getting the Remote Desktop Connection working through my current desktop system at home. She’s pointed me to a newer version that’s included with Vista, but can be downloaded separately and used with Windows XP. What’s that sound? Oh, it’s the sound of me downloading this bad boy as we speak. I’ll get it installed tonight and give it a try tomorrow and see what we’re talking about with these new features.

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