Weston Irish Fest
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Columbus Day Weekend
Oct. 8-9, 2010
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Volume 2, Number 4
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Android App Spygate: Tips to Put an End to Spying Apps
your Android apps are spying on you? You should be, according to a recent
study that found several popular Android Apps regularly
share your location and critical phone data such as your phone
number with advertisers and others. Researchers from Intel Labs, Penn
State, and Duke University randomly selected 30 out of 358 popular apps
from the Android Market for this study. The computer scientists were able
to track each application's behavior using a special monitoring program
called TaintDroid developed by the researchers.
for the breakdown of the researcher's findings.
Expert's Guide to Windows 7 Security
Windows 7 has been warmly received and swiftly
adopted by businesses, with the result that many IT admins are now
struggling with the platform's new security features. In addition to
changes to User Account Control, BitLocker, and other features inherited
from Windows Vista, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new security
capabilities that businesses will want to take advantage of.
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you implement the new security features in Windows 7.
10 Tips for Improving Your Wireless Network
If Windows ever notifies you about a weak signal,
it probably means your connection isn't as fast or as reliable as it
could be. Worse, you might lose your connection entirely in some
parts of your business or home. If you're looking to improve the
signal for your wireless network, try some of these tips for extending
your wireless range and improving your wireless network performance.
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Rule of Thumb.
posting on Facebook or any other social network, be conscientious on what
you write, because it’s impossible to know 100% who your audience
is. Your boss, colleagues, parents, spouse, kids, etc. could be
reading your posts.
NEWS: US Charges 60 in Connection With the
authorities have charged more than 60 people in connection with the
money-stealing Zeus Trojan program, according to the U.S. Department of
arrests follow a Tuesday U.K. sweep that led to
11 charges against Eastern European citizens thought to be
involved in moving stolen funds out of the country.
has been a major problem for computer users and financial institutions over
the past few years. Once installed on the victim's PC, the malware can be
used to log into a victim's bank account and transfer funds to another
account controlled by the criminals.
malicious software is sold in black market forums and there are more than
a dozen Zeus gangs in operation worldwide. Security experts say that the
gangs have netted more than US$200 million since Zeus was first
discovered in 2006.
U.S. arrests involve so-called money mules, people who are paid to set up
accounts that receive stolen funds and then move the money out of the
country, typically via a wire service such as Western Union.
The DOJ has scheduled a press conference in Manhattan on Thursday
afternoon to further discuss the arrests.
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