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How to Pick a Good Password

What’s the most common password? You guessed it…”password.” Obviously this is not the best way to protect yourself against hackers and online thieves. But even if you don’t use the word “password,” you might be using an equally easy password to decipher.

Why Home Routers Don’t Work For Businesses

This past Christmas, a hacker reportedly stumbled upon a back door to Linksys and Netgear DSL modems that allow an attacker to reset the router’s configuration and gain Admin access. Not good!

Some routers have this “back door” open to the local computer network while others are open to the Internet side of things, opening up users of these devices to remote Internet attacks.

Knock Down The Walls That Block Communication

by Dr. Nido Qubein

To be a successful executive you must know how to knock down walls. I don’t mean the walls of brick and steel that hold up buildings; I mean the bureaucratic barriers that hold up communication.

In many companies, communication flows through narrow channels, usually from the top down — chimneys of power, they’re called.

Kaspersky, six others top malware removal tests

Sometimes, a client may ask why we recommend one virus program over another. It all comes down to protection. We recommend Kaspersky for virus and malware protection. They constantly get top honors when independent labs test virus protection products.

PC World has the results of a recent test here.