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In The Future, Will Your Kids Be Able To Sue You For Oversharing Online?

This article is quite lengthy, but well worth the read. I saw it on twitter today, and its a great read. It has several sides of a particular prediciment that parents get in to, and that is the sharing of their children’s lives. Some parents share everything, others share little or none. I think, that the parent needs to decide if it is something they want to do. According to the article, a French child was able to say something that got their parent in to trouble, but yet, no successful case in the U.S. has come to the courts in regards to children verses child. Will it happen? Maybe. How should we teach parents to make the right choice on what they share?

In The Future, Will Your Kids Be Able To Sue You For Oversharing Online?

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Windows Defender, does it do a good job?

Hello folks,

I had a very interesting issue with my computer. For some reason, a system scan yielded some potential severe threats which Windows Defender only found on a full system scan, not the default scan. After that scan, I ran an offline scan to determine if there was anything else. After the reboot, I was still having the issue of not being able to open anything from the start menu.

To solve this, I went over to Trend Micro’s House call page and decided to download and run it. It can be run in conjunction with other software already installed. After several minutes even though it only went through as far as the users temp directory, it seemed to have cleared up whatever issue I was having. I even did a couple of reboots to make sure and things are OK.

I’m thinking that something got picked up that was removed, although no threats were found from the scan, or it fixed an error with the drive itself when scanning things. I just found this weird. Do you think Windows Defender is still good? Its the only accessible piece of software besides house call that is accessible to us. Trend Micro also has an app within house call called Ransomware buster which can protect files in directories. Don’t know how accessible that is, but that was very interesting. Thoughts?

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tech podcast 312

Tech podcast 312 is now up on RSS and Mixcloud. Transcription software, a woman getting caught with malware, and email signatures are the topics today. I hope you all enjoy!

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Bug Allows HIPAA-Protected Malware to Hide Behind Medical Images

OK, here we go. This aught to get interesting. This is strange.

The ubiquitous nature of the flaw opens the door for rapidly spreading, crippling cyberattacks.

Source: Bug Allows HIPAA-Protected Malware to Hide Behind Medical Images

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new dropbox rules

This is a coppy of a post I put on lists about dropbox, I will replicate it on my blog to.

From march this year, all basic accounts are limited to 3
devices.

What does that mean?

Nothing, except that dropbox remembers every device and session
ever made.

So you reformat your computer or change your account name, or
get another computer and don’t unlink first, your device becomes
a ghost device same with app programs, and brouser sessions.

1.  sign into dropbox.

The easiest way to do this is to login with your own client,
click the tray icon and launch dropbox.

Now near the top of the page is a menu called my account hit
space on that, scroll down to settings, hit shift space to exit
forms mode then hit enter.

Don’t move about else things will just not work right.

Now dropbox settings load.

hit control home for the top of the page then h.

2.  select security tab, in the same way, enter forms mode once
you scroll down to the list of tabs, and locate security.

get out of forms mode and hit enter.

Next control home again.

then hit t.

3.  The next thing to do is locate every session in the first
table which has an end session button it and hit the space bar
till they are all gone.

Next  locate the device tree which is directly below the brouser
treeview.

The first device in the list is your device.

scroll to the end of that list.

Every device you have ever linked including every ghost device
linked in the past will exist, I had 6, my dad had 2.

Hit unlink button on all the devices bar the one that says its
been modified in the last hour.

Every other device will have a time when it was last valid.

Finally go through the steps of going to my account, then
settingss however next select the connected apps view.

Then disconnect every app you don’t use and service.

If you need to link devices take note of the devices you want to
connect.

A basic user can connect up to 3 devices.

Those can be a computer, a phone and one other device or 3
computers.

You can buy, but to be honest, if you get this warning and are
only using 1 device, then you probably have a lot of ghost
devices.

I’d also update your password at this time if you have forgotten
it if you havn’t allready.

I’d also check to see if you know what all the devices you have
are, if you find something you don’t know, then chances are
someone has hacked your account or you linked to a device
somewhere else.

In a way this while annoying is good in a way.

I had no idea dropbox kept all devices from all reformats and
all times I had changed dropbox.

I had 6 devices, 1 is my device I had.

The next one before that was my old win7 device which I may
relink later.

The rest were my win7 and xp devices and their reformats
including profile changes etc.

My apps were not needed ones and I clobbered them.

As for my brouser sessions including the current one there were
19 others which were still signed in from devices that were no
longer active.

In the case of my dad’s system, there were 2 devices, the
current one, and an older instance of the same device which
existed before it, its good to know that I was able to kill
things.

Now I know about this, if I need to reformat my first thing
after I get back in is to kill the ghost devices that linger
inactive after the fact.

This actually is a good reason to check security on my account
if anything else.

Its worth noting that if you need more space and upgrade you
won’t have to bother with this though even if you do knowing
what I had, its worth looking at the site anyway.

I didn’t need all those 20 sessions logged in at once, nore did
I need the 6 devices 4 of which were ghosts of old linked
devices and one which is not on the network.

I guess knowing that I could link that one but even so I will be
carefull to check every linked system I service to make     sure
its all clear of stuff that shouldn’t be on it.

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Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years – Motherboard

This is quite interesting. I’m looking at twitter and found this. I never knew who was behind the 2nd part of the silk road, but knew there was a second version of it Very interesting.

Source: Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years – Motherboard

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Tech podcast 311 is now out!

Hi all, the RSS, Mixcloud, and telephone options have the podcast. I’m slow in regards to updating this blog, and for that, I’m sorry.

If you need links and or a phone number, contact me.


Welcome to the technology podcast, podcast 311. We’ve got a very interesting braille transcription update which makes me very excited to push forward in this course. Besides that, a transit update, and we start with several articles in discussion. The articles will be linked, and the podcast runs 82 minutes. I hope you enjoy the program!

Thanks so much for listening! That completes the article listings and do feel free to read them if the discussion interests you. See you next podcast!

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Apple watch gets updates

Hi all, as I thought, apple watch did get an update to 5.2x. This apple vis post Apple Releases watchOS 5.2, Bringing the ECG Feature to Hong Kong and Europe and Adding Support for Air Pods 2 has all the details. I don’t have a watch, but I do want to pass this along to those that do and didn’t know about the update. Thanks for reading.

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Tech podcast 310: Phones, privitation of messages on voice mail, and more

Edited to fix HTML, and to remove the listen line because the show has been removed by request.

RSS and Mixcloud have the show.


Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 310. On this podcast, we’ve got a very diverse podcast for you.

  • Bullying, is it a disability problem? I talk about this again in a different way. I talk about this in a way where one might be deleted for no reason, including but not limited to false information, information that may be old, and other aspects of the article. Bullying, Is This Just a Disability Problem? longevity.media May 2, 2017
  • Privitizing messages in voice mail, is it a big deal? Live wire made an announcement and change in regards to marking messages private which was received well. In today’s day in age, it is easy to take any private message and make a copy of it if you know how. Good idea? Bad idea?
  • Why Phone Numbers Stink As Identity Proof is talked about next. This article was written by Krebs on Security on the 17th of March. It argues in part that giving out our mobile telephone numbers may be more of a problem, and we should use services including but not limited to Google and disposable numbers from Services like Text Now. There are several people I know that have used, or are using the service in different ways. I’m sure there are other services that can be used too.
  • 51 Critical Cyber Bullying Statistics in 2019 is linked from the blog to an article sent by Someone named Caroline Black. She linked in an email to a post of mine from last year where bullying and cyberbullying was talked about. This article has some very chilling stats, and its talking to others and bringing awareness to the problem that will solve it. I talk about some of the statistics within this article and have invited Caroline to the podcast to discuss this.
  • IOS and Mac have updates is a short segment. In this segment, the fact that IOS and Mac have updates is mentioned with info on how to find the posting where you can learn more.
  • Finally, Text Reminders is talked about. There is no demo, but a description of the service, the fact it isn’t free, and the basics about it. I worked with the company behind this to make the site accessible. The service works, and I find it valuable.

As in all podcasts, contact information including Email, Imessage, and Text Messaging options is given at the end. If you’re listening by phone, leave public feedback, and if you want, have it aired on an upcoming podcast by letting me know. The podcast lasts over an hour in length. Thanks so much for listening, and make it a great day!

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IOS and Mac have updates today

There was an apple event today and IOS and Mac both haveupdates. It would not surprise me if apple watch also have updates. Below, I’ll list the apple vis articles that I’ve found.

Thats all I can find, but that doesn’t mean that there may be something else I am not spotting. Thanks for reading, make it a great day!

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51 Critical Cyber Bullying Statistics in 2019

On the 12th of March, someone contacted me to share an article with this blog entitled 51 Critical Cyber Bullying Statistics in 2019 and there are a lot of things in there.

Cyberbullying is now defined as online, or offline methods of harassment, where by technology such as SMS, and social media is used.

There is a lot of things in this article that jump out at me, however, the biggest thing to jump out at me is the fact that this problem is not going away any time soon, and children and adults have had this done to them.

As I discussed in an earlier post, I believe that my deletion off of one of the chat lines was a bullish move, but yet, the company behind the telephone line choses to have someone that does this behavior to run it. All of that is their choice, and my participation is not wanted there.

Thats OK, we’ll just have to outsource elsewhere, and I’ve found that place.

I suggest each and every one of you look at this, and please feel free to share it.

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Tech podcast 309: Equifax, Goldwave, Live Wire news, and more

The RSS feed, Mixcloud, and the telephone all have the show.

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On this podcast, Equifax is back in the news, and its not so great. Next, Live wire has shows, and we talk about it. Goldwave is talked about with something new I discovered that it can do. You may notice a change in the program. Sports and technology, what are they using? I know of some of it, but yet I may not be correct. Finally, my confussion on assignment 12, and some of my confusion explained. Thanks for your continued support in this podcast.

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Blog update

Hi all,

It has come to my attention that clicking on the titles or the comments links had some issues. I saw this yesterday but didn’t get a moment to look at it. Got an email from my other admin here on the blog, and one of the plug ins has been removed. it was used to allow us to post to social media, but I’ve set up dlvr.it to assist for twitter and linked in. We still allow you to post your favorites to social media through other plug ins that are still active.

Thanks Shaun, for your continued support and helping fix the error.

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I’ve just been deleted from mytelespace

I’ve been on MyTelespace since its beginning. It was born on March 24, 2008.

I’ve enjoyed the system, and quit participating on the main bulletine board since it had turned in to a bashing board.

While I’ve been on the system, I’d make suggestions what could be changed, and even respect the parent company who runs MyTelespace.

Several weeks ago, MyTelespace added a co-administrator. The name of that person is not important, because people can come and go, and I do not have anything bad to say about the administration as a whole.

The only problem I do have is the shows that the administration gets involved in. Both people who administer the system now run bashing and trashing shows. Thats my only problem. This is their choice, and I respect that choice.

I picked up a voice mail this morning saying that I was targeted on one of the administrators shows. I politely responded telling the caller that the info was probably false, and inaccurate. People will believe whatever they want, and that is the choice each individual has when calling a telephone system.

This afternoon, I got a voice mail indicating that I was deleted. Administration didn’t reach out to tell me what rule(s) I might have violated so I may correct it.

The only reason that I’m posting about it here on the tech blog is because I’ve talked about the system on my podcast. Now, you can find me on Live Wire where my box number is 2276.

I have found it a pleasure to be on MyTelespace, and I always knew that it was a free system so anyone can be deleted for any reason they felt like. While I don’t agree with that practice, its like a job. You can be hired, then fired for whatever reason they see fit.

Hopefully the system can survive, but then again, they may not survive, depending on certain factors including how the administration makes their money.

I understand but have never been able to confirm or deny it, that MyTelespace is part of the traffic pumping system, and if changes to that occur, then that system won’t survive.

Hopefully, people will come over to live wire, and communicate with me, and I leave that the choice of the reader or caller of the system.

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Patch Tuesday is come and gone, are you patched to the best of your ability?

Are you patched to the best of your ability? Articles around the web talk about patch tuesday in different ways.

I recently went through a reboot to clear up some issues, and I noticed it wanted to update so I let it do it. It took two reboots for it, so let it do its thing.

Cyberscoop also had an article of interest, you can go to their site to see if there is something of interest besides that article.

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Equifax is at it again, bad security gone wrong?

OK, so we all know that Equifax had a very big breach. We probably are finding out that it is more targeted than we think, as none of the data is in the underground. We also know that they’re scrambling to get this right because they screwed up. However, I have a very bad feeling, and I read MyEquifax.com Bypasses Credit Freeze PIN and this is not good. They can’t verify you based on info you provide, they don’t ask for the pin which is required once a freeze is put in place, and its just all bad.

Brian does a great job covering this, and I put my thoughts on board 295 on Live Wire, but I also will cover this on the next podcast. This can’t start the year right for the company, can it?

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Thousands of Arizonans hit in Medicaid agency’s data breach

OK, here we go. If you’re in Arizona, please at least read this short article. It is important for you to do so if you receive Medicade from the state. I found this toay on twitter, and I feel that we should pass this along to people who are in this state.

Thousands of Arizonans were affected by a data breach earlier this year that targeted the state’s Medicaid agency, it was announced Monday. 

Source: Thousands of Arizonans hit in Medicaid agency’s data breach

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Tech podcast 308

Tech podcast 308is out. Ground zero has an update, and we’ve covered some articles as well.


On this podcast, Ground Zero is closing. Why? Hear why in a segment. Satelites, can they be hacked? An article is very interesting, yet its not common. Michael in Indiana has an update on Vorail. Equifax is back in the news, and its not good. Finally, the 2018 trends from Trend Micro and their findings, something caught my attention about them. I hope you enjoy the program.

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Senate panel accuses Equifax of neglecting cybersecurity ahead of 2017 breach

You aught to nbe kidding me, right? 8500 vulnerabilities that weren’t patched in 90 days? Holy crap.

An institutional neglect toward cybersecurity contributed to the massive 2017 data breach at Equifax that compromised sensitive information for

Source: Senate panel accuses Equifax of neglecting cybersecurity ahead of 2017 breach

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Ground Zero has been closed

Hello everyone,

This is an important announcement that I am passing along to you. On an earlier podcast, I talked about two systems that I have been on. The first is Livewire. The second is Ground Zero.

Today, March 10, 2019: Live Wire’s Amadeus announced that he is closing Ground Zero.

Instead of giving you the full announcement via text, I invite you to call the phollowing phone number: 631-686-8600 for the entire details. The message takes a couple of minutes to play, and I’ll endeavor to see if I can play the full announcement on my podcast.

If you had a box on both systems, please use your box on Live Wire.

If you had a popular bulletine board, Amadeus says that he’ll move it over for you.

Thanks for your support of reading the blog, and seeing what I have to offer. I’ll have more soon.

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