Monthly Archives: April 2010

Free VM Tools

Want several VM tools for your organization or to learn from? Vkernel has several tools that are free for your virtual machine.

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BitTorrent Extortion?

A new malware is riding in with some BitTorrent and creates a pop-up (scareware) stating that you need to pay or be sued. Link to article

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Linux is Secure but use Caution with Physical Security

Securing Debian after installation. Securing Ubuntu

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Cyberspace Security – International Law

Excellent video on Cybersecurity and International Law Information security experts warn of the threat to the U.S .due to the lack of an international rule of law. Terry McCarthy reports on the dangers posed by hackers. (CBS News)

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WikiMapia – A Great Mapping Tool

Easily use a ruler, find landmarks, add sites, mark roads or landmarks and tranform between maps with WikiMapia.  Excellent and useful site. WikiMapia

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Check If A Website Is Up

Pat sent over an excellent link to see if a website is up.    CheckSite.us checks the web servers of a website to see if the site is up and operational.

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Lockheed Martin HULC Exoskeleton

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TTC Shelbyville Machine Tool Technology Program Named 2010 ATEA Outstanding Technical Program

TTC Shelbyville Machine Tool Technology Program Named 2010 ATEA Outstanding Technical Program The Machine Tool Technology Program  at the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville has been named the American Technical Education Association’s (ATEA) Outstanding Technical Program for 2010.  Accepting the … Continue reading

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A Salute to the Space Shuttles

I remember being in high school and seeing the Enterprise lift from a Boeing 747 and NASA’s ‘dry’ run of a glide test.   The large bulky delta winged shuttle lifted up as the Boeing dropped away.  In the background … Continue reading

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Google Password System Hit in Cyber-attack, Report Says – Security from eWeek

Google Password System Hit in Cyber-attack, Report Says – Security from eWeek Posted using ShareThis

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iPad used for Car Computer

Alex a student in our Computer Information Technology class (another successful student) who will be working for a military contractor sent over an excellent YouTube video of a car mod of an iPad

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Computer Safety

Rick (Whatsonmypc) once again has produced a super article on computer comfort and the effects of not using your computer correctly and how it can have an adverse affect on your health. As we turn out IT personnel that are … Continue reading

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Best Windows 7 Tweaker

Want the best Windows Tweaker available?  GIGATweaker is an excellent software to tweak your Windows 7 computer.  This 2 mb download is loaded with tweaks to optimize your computer based on your usage.   With so many articles on tweaking … Continue reading

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Network Tools

Axence Software has an excellent suite of tools that is free to use. SNMP Browser Wintools TCP/IP Workshop Port Scanner Netstat many more.

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Learn 3D Programming

Although Alice is made for kids, it  teaches the foundations of 3D programming.  Alice a free software that has many downloads and is an excellent tool for anyone wanting the basics.  Alice A free program from Carnegie Mellon. For Adults … Continue reading

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Check for Drug Interactions

Here’s a good drug interaction program to check for interactions of drugs.  Link

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Fix Windows Problems

Microsoft’s Fix-it Center in Beta can be downloaded and can repair most common problems with Windows.   This automatic tool is in its infancy but uses common problems uploaded to Microsoft including Microsoft’s Knowledge Base.

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Next-Generation Clickjacking Attacks Revealed – DarkReading

Click jacking happens when malicious code is hidden on a website.   Read more about new forms of clickjacking at DarkReading. Next-Generation Clickjacking Attacks Revealed – DarkReading.

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Intel Says Its Light Peak Optical Cables May Succeed USB

Intel Says Its Light Peak Optical Cables May Succeed USB Posted using ShareThis

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Million Dollar Computers

OK so they are not ‘million dollar’ computers, but they are awesome.   The craftsmanship put into these computers is beyond words.   Go check them out at Million Dollar PC. ~Dawn

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