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USB sticks can carry a serious security threat

This, via the Beeb. Go there for more and video:
USB ‘critically flawed’ after bug discovery, researchers say
Cyber-security experts have dramatically called into question the safety and security of using USB to connect devices to computers.
Berlin-based researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob … Continue reading

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Cyber Security, Computer Maintenance, and YOU

In seminary we were to clean our rooms every Saturday morning.  I still am in the habit of doing cleaning chores that day.  I also do routine work on my computers: back ups, clean ups, virus scans, tidy up the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: TEOTWAWKI, Sacraments, Documents and You

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I was thinking about a plan for my family for TEOTWAWKI and I immediately thought of how we would find a priest during that time. I wonder if Rome or dioceses have instituted any plans for major disasters. … Continue reading

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Bandwidth and file transfers

Sometimes you have greater bandwidth by mailing a CD or DVD or by sending a little USB drive by FedEx.
From XKCD:

It is a synchronicity that this came up.  The other day I had to send someone a large batch of … Continue reading

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