May 122009
 

Would you compromise security for convenience? Hope not!!!

With Password Safe, you neither have to compromise security by writing you confidential information like Bank Account login details onto a piece of paper or copy them all onto an Excel sheet or even on a notepad nor have to make it complex to remember a million usernames and passwords. Yes, Password Safe as the name implies is a simple secure and very effective Password store (Database) where you can conveniently store username and password details for just anything and can even group them as you wish for easy access.

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Oct 152008
 

TCP protocol can offload some of the tasks that are being processed by the system processor like Checksum calculation on header and data or IPSec Tunnel Encryptio (if supported by the NIC) onto the Network Interface Card (NIC). Task offloading is designed to improve performance and it is seen to have indeed significantly improve performance.

Windows Server 2008/2003, Windows Vista/XP by defines enables support Task Offloading. However, there may be instance where you need to troubleshoot network performance issues and need to disable the Task offloading. This can be done from the Windows Registry

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Mar 142008
 


With Firefox 3 “One-Click Site info” security feature be sure where you go on the internet is where you intend to go and not mysteriously fooled into handing your confidential information as it happens with Phishing sites.

Firefox 3 hosts many new additional security features in addition to the enhancement on the accesibility and performance. One of the features is the “One-Click” site info wherein you simply click on the favicon of the website (the small icon that appears before the website address in the address bar)

Clicking the “Favicon” will display who owns the site and says if your access is encrypted and protected from eavesdropping. This is primarily a very important security feature especially with online bankings and ecommerce.

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