Blog by Cavan Kelly

So, you’ve carefully crafted your message and are searching for just the right image to complement your prose. If you’re like most, you’ll turn to one of the many stock photo houses where you can pay anywhere from nothing to thousands of dollars for the perfect image. But, even after you pay, how ca...

2016-09-19 03:21 AM - Comment(s)

Microsoft has admitted the existence of yet another security flaw in Internet Explorer which hackers are actively exploiting. It is called a “zero day” exploit because there was zero time between the discovery of the flaw and the first known exploits by hackers.

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The flaw affects near...

2014-04-28 04:51 AM - Comment(s)

James Lyne recently gave a TED talk on cybercrime. It’s well worth the eighteen minutes.

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2013-12-03 03:57 AM - Comment(s)

Over the past few weeks a particularly nasty piece of malware has begun attacking Windows PCs around the globe. Employing a public/private key pair, this malware encrypts data files (some reports say system files as well) on a user’s PC before presenting a demand of $300US ransom for the decryption ...

2013-10-08 03:55 AM - Comment(s)

If you are one of those Canadians who hopefully registered their home or cellular telephone numbers with the National Do Not Call list, you have no doubt realized that it has had very little effect on the number of unsolicited calls you receive.

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No less an authority than Michael Geist, a law p...

2013-09-06 03:52 AM - Comment(s)
In a little less than two months Google will be retiring iGoogle, their Internet portal page, which many of us have come to rely on since their previous abandonment of the Google Apps Start Page. In my, admittedly brief, search for a replacement I've come across igHome which seems to fit the bill qu...
2013-09-05 03:51 AM - Comment(s)
Network Solutions has now started charging a "reinstatement fee" if your domain name is registered with them and it is allowed to expire. This is on top of the outrageous fee they already charge for a domain. A client got caught today. Cost to re-enable his domain was $37.99 renewal + $25....
2012-10-31 03:50 AM - Comment(s)

It had been a while since I'd watched "The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams" by the late Dr. Randy Pausch, but I got the opportunity, and the pleasure, earlier this week. It's always time well spent. I would encourage everyone to view it at least once and, even more imp...

2012-01-12 07:17 AM - Comment(s)