Monthly Archives: July 2019

High Resource Utilization – It could be your memory compression

Have you noticed high resource utilization?  CPU, Memory or Disk at 100%? Of course this could be malware, a virus, a startup app or program. It could also be memory compression. Windows 10 offers memory compression which takes little-used elements … Continue reading

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Computer not responding? Restart your graphics driver

Computer not responding? Restart your graphics driver by using the following shortcut keys- Win+Ctrl+Shift+B It’s not always Ctrl+Alt+Del …

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An interview with Fabian Wosar, EMSISOFT’s ransomare killer

Fabian Wosar, CTO of EMSISOFT is known as the most prolific ransomware killer in the world.   We reached out to Fabian and asked him ten questions. Look for our Live Interview and video late next week… Steve: You’re the cybercriminal…Create … Continue reading

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Need to optimize and check a MySQL database on Windows?

Need to optimize and check a MySQL database on a Windows computer? Open a command prompt as an administrator. Change into the folder where your MySQL is located. An example is below – type cd\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.7\bin Hit enter … Continue reading

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Moodle 3.7+ Notifications – Cron failed to run in 200 seconds

If you receive “Cron failed to run in 200 seconds, you can write a batch file and place the batch file in a folder under c: drive (name the folder cron).  The script below is if you are running Moodle … Continue reading

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CLI vs GUI – Basic CLI commands

The CLI or Command Line Interface, is a text-based interface used to program devices such as switches and other network equipment.  So it’s 2019.  Why are we still using a CLI? The reason? It allows a granular ability to program devices … Continue reading

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2019 Middle Tennessee Cyber Conference Agenda

The TN Department of Safety and Homeland Security along with TCAT Shelbyville and the Cyber Conference committee are working on the 2019 Middle TN Cyber Conference agenda.  Look for speakers such as Jayson E. Street (http://jaysonestreet.com/), Brent White of We … Continue reading

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