Electronic waste is a sticky situation with no quick solution. But you can help save the Earth by making your small network more environmentally-friendly.
Your identity and other personal data can be much more vulnerable while on the road. Derek Boiko-Weyrauch shows you how not to be an easy mark.
Wherever you go, there's a wireless hotspot nearby... or is there? We look at two finger-sized Wi-Fi finders from ZyXEL and TrendNET that can answer that question with no notebook required.
3D Secure is the new protocol being developed by the main players in the credit card payments business to try to combat credit card fraud. The kicker, however, is that it shifts responsibility for the cost of fraud from the acquirers (merchants and their banks) to us - consumers and our banks. Pat McKenna shows you just what 3DS is all about.
We rely on security walls to keep intruders out, while leaving gates so that we can get in and out ourselves. Most hacking involves trying to break down or otherwise sneak past these gates, but the easiest way to get in is to convince the gatekeeper to open the door. In networking security circles, this is known as Social Engineering, and it's something you need to understand.