Your ATM Card is in Danger

Thief’s Want Your ATM Card

Modern cyber thief’s us devices know as ATM card skimmer to steal you credit and debit card information. These set ups vary in sophistication but the general set up is the thief puts a card skimmer inside of the credit card receptacle at the ATM. This card skimmer reads your credit card information. Thief’s will also install a hidden camera somewhere on top of the ATM to capture you entering you PIN code on video. Another way that the thief’s capture you PIN code is they put an overlay over the keypad.

ATM Card Skimmer Camera


Windows 7 Can Not Access Windows XP Shared Folders

The error is “windows security enter network password”, no matter what password you enter you will not be able to connect to your Windows XP machine from your Windows 7 PC.

The way that I fixed the problem was to open the local security settings by going to the run box and typing “secpol.msc” then going to local policies, security options, then network security: LAN Manager authentication level, you will select the second one on the drop-down menu with NTLMv2, Send LM & NTLM – use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated. This is what fixed the problem for me.


Securing Your Online Accounts

It should come as no surprise to you that accounts are being hacked on a daily basis. With so much of our lives online we are making hackers jobs really easy. Hackers have programs that can crack passwords in minutes. This is know as brute force attacks. When we use common numbers and terms we make it to easy for the hacker.

The type of passwords that were recommended yesterday are mandatory today. You should have different passwords for different type of accounts. You can keep a list of these passwords in an encrypted program. Your password must contact an upper case letter, number and a special symbol like the ones that can be found on the number keys on top of your keyboard. This is mandatory in today’s environment.


Block a Bad Guys IP Address From Your Site

Sometimes you have one person that seems to cause you continued stress on your website. This person seems to annoy the daily functions of the site and you just want them to go away. I am going to tell you one of the ways you can start of solving the problem of getting rid of an annoying bad guy.

You can actually check you server logs and match up the hackers IP address then go into your .htaccess file and input some simple code and you will have block the bad guys IP address from your site.