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Windows XP Support Ends Today
April 8, 2014

 See our previous post for details. Also see today’s CNET article, “Microsoft to Windows XP users: The jig is up”.

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Windows XP Support Ends in April 2014
March 27, 2014

Quite some time ago, Microsoft announced that it will be ending  support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014.  What does that mean for those who still use that venerable operating system, first released in August 2001? 

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Bogus Email Expiration Warning
November 13, 2013

A nasty "phishing" email message is currently making the rounds to some EONI email subscribers, telling them that their email accounts are about to expire, and that they should click a link to correct this "problem" and upgrade their email account.

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Windows XP Will Be Hacker Heaven When It Is Retired
August 13, 2013

Still running Windows XP? Why?

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Choosing More Secure Passwords
April 30, 2012

Here is a great 2 minute video by Mozilla to help you choose more secure passwords.

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Anatomy of a Phishing Email
April 13, 2011

You’ve heard us preaching and seen our messages and posts over the past few years about “phishing” dangers.  Phishing is the practice by unscrupulous spammers who attempt to trick you into giving away the farm by getting you to click disguised email links that dupe you into surrendering passwords and other private data.  

Tags: phishing
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