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Getting Rid of Rogue Software

People these days know that an anti-virus program is needed to protect oneself from computer viruses. What a lot of people don't know is that computer viruses aren't the only thing to be afraid of. Recently, I have seen several cases of a piece of spyware called Anti-Virus 2008/2009. In this article I will explain what it is and how to get rid of it.

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Writing Secure SQL Queries

Writing secure SQL queries can be one of the most important factors in your site's security, yet I see so many people that don't do it. So many programmers write queries that "just work" taking little consideration of the malicious potential of unsecured code - SQL queries included. This post is going to show some examples of bad queries in MySQL and how to correct them.

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My Experience with Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10

Since the Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy release date, I have upgraded my laptop and desktop as well as done several test installations. The Ubuntu team has made great improvements in some areas, but failed attempts in others. I will discuss several new features exposed such as desktop effects, graphical display configuration utility, restricted drivers, themes, and more.

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7 Tips to Keep WinXP Running Fast & Smooth

Windows XP is the most targeted system when it comes to viruses, spyware, and malware. You want to make sure that you are doing your best to keep your computer running healthy.

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My 18 Favorite Firefox Extensions / Add Ons

The thing I love the most about Firefox is that I have the power to customize it based on the contributions of the Firefox community. Based on using Firefox for years, here are the extensions that I use and recommend to others.

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Recent Articles

Getting Rid of Rogue Software
2008-09-12 Rogue software has been making is way around recently, and here is how to stop it...for you at least.
Writing Secure SQL Queries
2008-02-25 Writing SQL code that 'just works' can cause you some serious trouble.
My Experience with Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10
2007-11-01 I will talk about the desktop effects, restricted drivers, restricted software, & themes.
7 Tips to Keep WinXP Running Fast & Smooth
2007-10-06 Not maintaining your computer can negatively affect it's performance.
My 18 Favorite Firefox Extensions / Add Ons
2007-08-28 My favorite may not be yours, but that's the great thing about Firefox - customize how YOU want it!

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