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WoW 4.0 patch fails at 3% on updater, 20% on world.mpq fresh download

16 October, 2010 (15:08) | antivirus/spyware | No comments

Content filtering firewall was my problem. I run an untangle firewall, shut the components down, ran the patches, worked fine. All of this functioned correctly while still running the windows firewall and MS Security Essentials for AV.

Kudos to Kirllos your facebook account is probably pwnd

24 April, 2010 (21:22) | antivirus/spyware, security | No comments

I forgot to publish this from Mexico after my birthday when it hit the press. One guy in Russia named Kirllos owns 1 in 300 facebook accounts and has them for sale. A close source today tells me he has a lead on a guy who is selling more accounts than that, and cheaper than […]

Untangle firewall common ports to unblock

16 December, 2009 (07:20) | antivirus/spyware, networking, security | No comments

If you are setting up an Untangle firewall and want to use it at your house or business but might not know common ports to allow, here is a list. I have things a bit tighter at work but at the house I like to have instant messengers etc working. Skype TCP ports 13861, 34954, […]

Time to get antivirus for your Mac

25 July, 2009 (14:17) | antivirus/spyware, mac | No comments

Yup, people ask me if they need it, I’m saying get it now. Time to provide the antivirus vendors with a little cash to develop your AV just before you need it more. Which is later this week to next year.

Hahhahaaha, I mean, oh sucks for VA

5 May, 2009 (06:48) | antivirus/spyware, security | No comments

Well Virginia went and lost their prescription drug data. ¬†8.2million people worth of records are being held ransom by some idiot who I’m guessing is young, American and maybe drunk.¬† Here is the link to wikileaks who broke the story. Maybe this will be the new tax needed to make companies/govt agencies provide resources to […]

Ad blocking

28 April, 2009 (17:42) | antivirus/spyware, security | No comments

Firefox ad blocker – Adblock plus – easy install. Works well. Google Chrome ad blocker – follow the instructions, it will only take a minute or two to copy and paste what you need. IE – download and run IE8, turn on the “in private” browsing thinger. For all 3 – download and install […]

Antivirus boot cds

27 April, 2009 (10:41) | antivirus/spyware | No comments

Antivirus boot cds are the easiest way to clean a virus. Download an .iso, burn it to a cd with a tool like iso recorder which is free thanks to Alex Feinman, the brilliant author. The magic of an antivirus boot cd comes from booting off a device other than your hard drive. If a […]

Sweet virus scanning page

21 March, 2008 (07:55) | antivirus/spyware | No comments

Ever want to confirm some virus problems on a file? This is the coolest site for doing so:¬†Yesterday it scanned through 32 virus scanners on a single file I uploaded. It is very fun to see that half of the virus detection engines didn’t detect the trojan in the norton 2007 keygen file I […]

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