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Facebook Is Great For Dissolving Privacy is currently the 3rd most visited site on the web, but how many of us have read the policies or “contracts” we “signed” by using their service?  In this fast pace rapidly changing world of Internet Technology, being an informed consumer is not the first thing that people usually consider.  Legal jargon, contracts.. […]

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How-To Setup a Private Family WordPress Blog

If you’re looking to run a Private Friends and Family Website, look no further!  John Kolbert just did everyone a HUGE favor by releasing the WordPress Plugin Absolute Privacy. Like John, I’ve run a “Private” family blog for friends and relatives which I secured using a less than elegant Site Password via an .htaccess file.  […]

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Microsoft Releases Security Update MS08-078 Out of Band [Security Alert]

Microsoft releases Security Updates on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.  In the “industry” it’s called “Microsoft Super Tuesday.”  I usually don’t talk about it much because it’s been happening for years and under most normal circumstances your Windows machine will Auto-Update using Windows Update or WSUS if you have a Corporate machine.   Once […]

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Securely Shop Online Using PayPal [Online Shopping]

Probably because of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I’ve recently been asked at least a dozen times “Is it safe to shop online?” Rather than respond to all those emails, I’ve decided to dedicate an entire Groovy Series to online shopping covering everything from online payments, great deals, and cash back options.  Hopefully, the series […]

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