A Computer Engineer Barbie Sounds AWESOME to me

I’m a little too old to play with dolls (as far as you know), however, I think I would buy a “Computer Engineer Barbie” to use as our mascot at http://www.HomelandSecureIT.com mainly because it is geek-gone-mainstream if nothing else. Additionally, think of the inspiration it could be to a young child who may actually be influenced to become an IT professional, …

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The latest Windows vulnerability is… The Engergizer DUO USB battery charger

While reading through CERT advisories, I came across an interesting one – a USB battery charger made by Energizer is vulnerable to a remote hacker who could gain access to your files and gain full control of your machine with administrator privileges. The solution is to uninstall the software. Read more at this blog: http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=5602&tag=wrapper;col1 Share and Enjoy:

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SuperHosts.Net has been updated with a new look

Our web hosting / web design business, www.SuperHosts.Net has been updated with a new look. This is the first change to SuperHosts since 2002 I believe. Over the coming weeks we will find the time to finish it up with some SEO, add a portfolio section to feature some of our sites, etc. Some will ask why we are so expensive. …

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Prepare Thyself for Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It appears us IT folks get a little break on the patches this coming Tuesday. On the schedule are only 2 patches as outlined by an article on PCWorld.com….   Are the patches slowing down? Only time will tell, but last month was harsh, with MS dumping a ton of them on us, Java and Adobe patches, etc. The article on …

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Today’s Wi-Fi Fear: Thieves using RDF to find notebooks

An article on NetworkWorld.com made me chuckle today…  Apparently the Bad Guys are now using Radio Direction Finding (RDF) to locate hidden notebooks because their 802.11* wireless was enabled. It seems amazing to me that it has taken this long for anyone to realize that if a ntoebook or any other device is “wireless”, that it is transmitting a signal, …

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Job Opening for an Entry Level Technician

Homeland Secure IT is looking for a person with a desire to: Be here 8:30 to 5:30, Monday through Friday with 1 hr for lunch Handle basic office skills such as composing email/letters, using Excel, etc Assist with creation of marketing materials/ads/coupons Work with/learn Adobe Photoshop, MS Publisher, etc a plus Assist in marketing our business through all forms of …

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Vote for our Cisco contest entry on Brickfish

Okay, this contest is over on the 4th @ 2:30 AM (eastern time), so I will soon stop begging you to vote… until then, please click and vote!  Thank you so much for your continued support!!!! Heroes of the Human Network Sponsored by Cisco Share and Enjoy:

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ChatRoulette.Com is the Devil’s Tool

If you believe all the hype, www.ChatRoulette.comwill consume your soul. It is the one-stop-shopping of online predators, perverts and miscreants… Fox News had a great “everybody panic” type story entitled “Predetor’s Paradise” just yesterday that outlined the video chat service and how evil it is. Myspace.com was the first nightmare of every parent, then facebook.com and now it is ChatRoulette. …

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