Although search filters can do this, one of the features that users often request for the “modern” desktop environment is more categorization options for application icons (similar to Android).
Gnome (via extensions) is offering this feature starting in September.
Gnome Folders Article @ OMG Ubuntu!
Think about how you handle your key databases & stand-alone data on Dropbox or any similar Public Cloud.
- “Researchers found of the 82% of databases left unencrypted in the public cloud”
- “31% were accepting inbound connection requests from the internet”
- “More than half (51%) of network traffic in the public cloud is still on the default web port (port 80) for receiving unencrypted traffic”
- “Nearly all (93%) public cloud resources have no outbound firewall rule“
Wow – – I know our club members know better . . . but what about the 3 points that are controlled at Server-Side??? DMZ config???
See continue reading page for link to full article:
Continue reading “Weak point in Cloud Storage . . lack of encryption”
To add more color and light topics in our website, I’ve added an “Off-Topic” category. This provides a way for our club members to add their own favorite web-sites about topics of interest (light & interesting & informative).
Our basic posting standards still apply (if you think there is a remote possibility of offending – – don’t post).
Good video and apps listing . . good but YMMV depending on your needs:
note: for the security minded . . . no anti virus or malware-bytes apps on the list . . . . just not needed . . . . for the 25th year in a row!
A little bit of prevention and understanding can go a long way!
How to beat ransomware: prevent, don’t react
Medicare Scam Alert: New Medicare cards are on the way – Changes are coming to your Medicare card. By April 2019, your card will be replaced with one that no longer shows your Social Security number. Instead, your card will have a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) that will be used for billing and for checking your eligibility and claim status. And it will all happen automatically – you won’t have to pay anyone or give anyone information, no matter what someone might tell you. Read more of the blog post by Andrew Johnson, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC, at: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/new-medicare-cards-are-way