Take Two: HP MediaSmart Server Reviewed
HP takes another run at a Windows Home Server, this time with Intel inside and comes up with a product that we might consider buying.
Don’t Ditch that Switch! How to make your small network greener
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.
The Smart Traveler’s Guide to Data Theft Protection
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.
OmniPeek Personal takes on Wireshark
WildPackets is best known for corporately priced advanced network analysis tools. Could this be about to change thanks to their first commercially developed, yet free, expert network analyzer? We take a look at OmniPeek Personal to find out.
Wi-Finding Duo: ZyXEL AG-225H And TRENDnet TEW-509UB
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.
How You Are About To Become Responsible For Credit Card Fraud
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.
Social Engineering: The Biggest Risk to Internet Security
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.
Factor Authentication in Online Banking
When you set out to choose a bank, you might want to start paying as much attention to their online security systems as you do to their interest rates. Pat McKenna explores the current holes in online banking - and the future solutions.