Monthly Archives: December 2008

Multi-machine solutions

This is a recap of the original article we did a couple of years ago.  A lot of people still haven’t heard of Synergy. If you have several machines lying around your “geek room” running various versions of Windows/Linux/OsX and … Continue reading

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HP Magic Giveaway Contest – The 7th Day

If you haven’t heard of this contest yet… get cracking! 50 different sites are giving away $6k prize packadges. (It was mentioned here on SGB before it started.) The contest is pretty cool. Three more sites are starting their contests … Continue reading

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‘Greasemonkey’ Malware Targets Firefox

Researchers have discovered a new type of malware that collects passwords for banking sites but targets only Firefox. The malware, dubbed ‘Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A,’ sits in Firefox’s add-ons folder, registering itself as ‘Greasemonkey,’ the well-known collection of scripts that add functionality to Web pages rendered by Firefox. Continue reading

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Welcome new visitors!

Greetings new visitors! I have noticed a significant amount of traffic (for existing readers, think factor 10) coming in due to the “YouTube virus? Actns/Swif.T” post. A lot of people are wondering what to do about it. The best advice we can give is to update your AntiVirus as often as possible and don’t click on “install this” items if you do happen to be redirected to a different site. The redirection is annoying but harmless, it is the actually voluntarily installing malware that is what causes the problems. Continue reading

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Alternate Currency

Today’s XKCD just gave me a chuckle. (Mostly because the first thing I pull up in the morning after immediate emails… would be my daily fix of comics to get me started.) Hopefully this helps brighten your economic outlook a … Continue reading

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YouTube virus? Actns/Swif.T

From CrunchGear moments ago, reports of a new virus are coming out just this morning.  The virus seems to imbed a URL redirect to a phishing site. The site apparently installs Antivirus 2009, which is malware. We’ll pull our most … Continue reading

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Twittertastic

This morning, I read a post by ThatEdeGuy on his twitter reflections.  Now around a month ago we had been discussing Twitter and how we didn’t really see the point, but let’s give it a shot.  I personally had tested … Continue reading

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