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My new machine series continues, this time with the big reveal: just what did I get?
Speaking of hacks, how can you tell if your computer is falling victim? Spoiler: prevention is easier.
So far, I've discussed the equipment I have and what I do with it.
That sets us up for today's article: distilling that information into requirements, and making decisions of exactly what I should buy. And then, of course, placing the order for my new machine.
As before, my specific situation — what I consider important and what I decide on — will only apply to me, but hopefully, seeing the process I use will be helpful when it's time to replace your own computer.
Continue Reading: The Journey to My New Computer: Choices
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It hasn't been that long since I wrote about SMS two-factor being hackable, and why you should use it anyway.
It's an important enough topic that when I saw another article discussing a potential two-factor exploit — ‘You can't relax': Here's why 2-factor authentication may be hackable — I just have to jump in to reinforce my message.
Use two-factor authentication anyway.
I'll explain why it's important, even if two-factor is technically hackable.
Continue Reading: Two-factor Might Be Hackable? USE IT ANYWAY!
There are some clues to look for, and I'll review a few of those, but ultimately, there's no way for the average computer user to know with any certainty that a hacker is not in the process of weaseling in or that they haven't done so already.
Perhaps now you'll understand why I talk so much about prevention.
And I'll talk about it some more.
Continue Reading: How Can I Tell If My Computer Is Being Hacked?
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