Tails – Online anonymity and censorship circumvention with Tor

Written on May 9, 2014 – 8:42 am | by jcannonsr |

https://tails.boum.org/ Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly. It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a […]

Slow Computer TIPS

Written on April 4, 2014 – 6:17 am | by jcannonsr |

This is such a common occurrence I decided to write a article about it. I have worked on thousands of computers and these are the typical items I find for most “SLOW” computers. The first culprit is usually dirt inside the computer. If the processor fans, case fans and power supply fans are dirty then […]

pfSense – Block Spam at the Firewall with pfBlocker

Written on April 9, 2013 – 2:26 pm | by jcannonsr |

Repost: http://skear.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Configure-pfBlocker-An-IP-Block-List-and-Country-Block-Package-for-pfSense PfBlocker is a package for pfSense version 2.x that allows you to add IP block list and country block functions to a pfSense firewall or router. PfBlocker was created to replace the functions of the IP Blocklist ,and Country Block packages. I would consider this package a must have package for anyone running […]

Security Testing

Written on September 12, 2012 – 7:08 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.backtrack-linux.org/ BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment.

Test Your Password Against Bruteforce Attacks

Written on June 7, 2011 – 1:16 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.grc.com/haystack.htm From the Site: Every password you use can be thought of as a needle hiding in a haystack. After all searches of common passwords and dictionaries have failed, an attacker must resort to a “brute force” search – ultimately trying every possible combination of letters, numbers and then symbols until the combination you chose, […]

Run Windows Explorer as Admin Under Restricted Account

Written on May 31, 2011 – 7:45 pm | by jcannonsr |

From: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13805/opening-explorer-shell-with-admin-priveleges-on-xp-with-ie7-installed I always use the following command to launch a separate explorer shell on XP/IE7. Looks like /separate switch is undocumented. Haven’t seen it much on web. Run this command: runas /u:administrator “explorer.exe /separate” Enter the password and you should see the separate explorer shell running under the administrator account.

Free Online SECURE Storeage

Written on May 25, 2011 – 7:04 pm | by jcannonsr |

https://spideroak.com/ With Dropbox coming under fire for lack of securing, SpiderOak gets the top rating. SpiderOak provides an easy, secure and consolidated free online backup, sync, sharing, access & storage solution for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora & openSUSE)

Enterprise Backups

Written on May 25, 2011 – 3:33 pm | by jcannonsr |

http://www.bacula.org/en/?page=home Bacula is a set of Open Source, enterprise ready, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy […]

AxCrypt File Encryption for Windows

Written on May 17, 2011 – 7:12 am | by jcannonsr |

http://www.axantum.com/AxCrypt/Default.html AxCrypt is the leading open source file encryption software for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with Windows to compress, encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with individual files.

Add Captcha Service for Free

Written on September 18, 2010 – 11:38 am | by jcannonsr |

http://www.google.com/recaptcha A CAPTCHA is a program that can tell whether its user is a human or a computer. You’ve probably seen them — colorful images with distorted text at the bottom of Web registration forms. CAPTCHAs are used by many websites to prevent abuse from “bots,” or automated programs usually written to generate spam. No […]