Archive for December, 2009

Conficker Worm of 2009

Conficker Worm of 2009

Conficker worm first appeared at the end of 2008, but it was in 2009 that the Conficker worm caused the most problems with users worldwide. The worm affected anything in its path, like a Godzilla of worms. It had no prejudice of who its next victim would be. It crippled small and medium size business, […]

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How to Remove AntiToolbar

How to Remove AntiToolbar

AntiToolbar is a misleading application! This fake application can be downloaded from the publisher’s site and must be manually installed. When a user downloads AntiToolbar and runs a scan, it displays a large number of fake results about infections on the system. In order to remove the fake infections, the user is required to buy […]

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reCaptcha Not Fool Proof

reCaptcha Not Fool Proof

reCaptcha is a technology to stop auto bots from creating email and forum accounts in an attempt to post and send spam. There are tools that use OCR, or optical character recognition techniques and other methods to break reCAPTCHA, a widely used security measure acquired by Google in September. There are a couple of free […]

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How to Configure a Comcast DVR for 1080i

How to Configure a Comcast DVR for 1080i

You just opened up your new HDTV and you are ready to hook it up. After you connect all your cables and power up your new TV, you will need to configure your Comcast DVR. Most Comcast DVR’s are defaulted to 480i resolution and 4:3 aspect ratio. If your TV is rated at 720p or […]

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Best of Tech Support Humor 2009

Best of Tech Support Humor 2009

I searched the internet to find some of the funniest tech support calls posted this year and found these gems. I hope you will find them as funny as I did. IT Support: Men vs Women Credit: http://www.thetechlunch.com/?p=4066 ================================================== Tech support: Click on the ‘my computer’ icon on to the left of the screen. Customer: […]

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Beware of Holiday Phishing Attacks

Beware of Holiday Phishing Attacks

Hackers are armed and ready this holiday season in what could be one of the biggest phishing attacks yet. Hackers will be sending holiday and post holiday spam that will offer huge savings. Hackers will do anything possible to lure in their next victim. Unfortunately, many generous and unknowing victims will end up surrendering their […]

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5 Best Online PowerPoint Alternatives

5 Best Online PowerPoint Alternatives

PowerPoint is paid software and one needs to buy a license to make use of this application. There are several other free alternatives available for Microsoft Office which offers similar features for free. Online applications are always handy, there are various web based applications which let you create presentations just like you do with PowerPoint. […]

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How to Remove SysDefence

How to Remove SysDefence

SysDefence is a misleading application! This fake application can be downloaded from the publisher’s site and must be manually installed. When a user downloads SysDefence and runs a scan, it displays a large number of fake results about security threats on the system. The misleading application forces the user to buy a licensed version in […]

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How to Block Unwanted Calls on a BlackBerry

How to Block Unwanted Calls on a BlackBerry

Block unwanted calls on your BlackBerry with this lightweight app! If your like me, than you know how annoying unsolicited calls can be. Say goodbye to telemarketers, and any other phone numbers you would like to block. BlackBall allows you to block unwanted callers from your BlackBerry. If you have voicemail setup, the call is […]

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Bing App for iPhone Launched

Bing App for iPhone Launched

Move over Google, Apple is moving over to Microsoft’s Bing, sorry! Microsoft launched a Bing app, approved by Apple and ready for download for the iPhone and iPod touch on Apple’s App Store. The application is free. The Bing app is a perfect fit for the iPhone and iPod touch with the cool voice search […]

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Rogue Antivirus Scammers Getting Rich

Rogue Antivirus Scammers Getting Rich

Rogue Antivirus programs are becoming more frequent. I have written many articles about fake antivirus programs, but the worst of the bunch was “Security Tool Virus“. Security Tool installed viruses and created many system issues, and it was the toughest to remove. The scammers have made over $150M according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of […]

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Most Popular Blogs of 2009

It has been a busy year, but one that was exciting and filled with a lot of buzz. TechJaws has published over 600 articles in 2009, covering everything from Antivirus to SEO and so much more. We look forward to writing and sharing new blogs in 2010. Our top ten blogs by referral and search […]

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