Opinion

FCC Chairman is on a War Path

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said during an interview that his family had been harassed since announcing a December vote to repeal Net Neutrality. So far the harassment has amounted to signs outside of his home that read “They will come to know the truth. Dad murdered democracy in cold blood, and for what?! It’s not too late for you, Chairman Pai. You don’t have to be evil!” A second sign reads “Is this…

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Best Practices

How to Speed up Your Windows PC

  We all hate slow computers, so this tutorial will show you how to speed up your Windows PC. Disk Cleanup Tool Windows 7 Programs→Accessories→System Tools→Disk Cleanup. Go ahead and tick everything in the disk cleanup window. Wait for the program to finish and click the delete files button. Windows 10 Start menu -> Type Disk Cleanup It will take about 5-10 seconds to come to the main window, and it will ask which files…

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Cyber Crime

Round Up of Defaced Websites

Defacing a hacked website is usually for the sake of sending a message that the web server is insecure, but as you will see below, that is not always the case. These are just a sample of images, but it appears Turkish hackers have gone on a rampage. For the sake of displaying a diverse amount of hacking groups, I must have gone to 15 or so websites defaced by Turkish hackers, which lengthened my…

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Information Security Education Resources

Ransomware Deployment Protocol (RDP)

RDP stands for Remote Desktop Protocol that is used by people that need to access the desktop of a remote Windows computer. Hackers have been gaining access to these remote machines for over a decade thanks in part to weak passwords that are used to “secure” them by just guessing the username and password. Once hackers gain access, they have all the data that is on that computer, but instead of stealing the data, they…

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