Linked – The Complete Guide to Giving Better Family Tech Support
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Linked – The Complete Guide to Giving Better Family Tech Support

It’s that holiday time of year again, and that means it’s over the river and through the woods to…well, fix your family’s Wi-Fi and other tech problems. You know it’s coming. Might as well be prepared for it. This article and associated links will help you be ready, and help you help your family in ways…

Linked – We’re Declaring War on Ransomware with Launch of RansomFree
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Linked – We’re Declaring War on Ransomware with Launch of RansomFree

This looks interesting, and free. I haven’t downloaded it myself just yet, but I’m definitely going to be checking it out during some holiday downtime. If you’ve given it a spin, share your thoughts in the comments. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/were-declaring-war-ransomware-launch-ransomfree-lior-div?trk=hp-feed-article-title-like

Travel Tips – LAX Gate 60

Recently, I was traveling home via a connection in Los Angeles. Having made a few connections there, mostly from Australia, I am well aware that the flight between LAX and Portland usually leaves from one of the gates at the annex terminal for American Airlines known as Gates 60A-I. The important thing to know about…

Linked – Unsealed suit targets law firm for alleged lax cybersecurity
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Linked – Unsealed suit targets law firm for alleged lax cybersecurity

“A class-action complaint unsealed on Friday claims a Chicago law firm put client information at risk because of lax cybersecurity. The suit claims Johnson & Bell had security holes in its email, time-entry software and virtual private network, the Am Law Daily (sub. req.) reports. The suit does not allege that any data was ever…

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Linked – Time to Replace Your Netgear Router

“It’s not a good time for Netgear. There are several reports that at least three versions of Netgear routers are vulnerable to a flaw that allows an attacker to gain root access (administrator access for you non-Unix readers) on the device and remotely run malicious code.” Actually, it may be more than just those three…