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Replacing VirtualBox with QEMU and aqemu

August 7, 2016, 10:17 pm

I use virtual machines a lot when documenting how software works. Until recently my choice has been VirtualBox, but I've been wanting to try the newer virtualization technology built into modern Linux systems called KVM. VirtualBox is pretty nice, but Oracle makes it impossible to run macOS née OS X…

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Written by Abigail Garner and Samir Nassar

Buying original computer programs directly from the manufacturer is a significant expense. Meanwhile, the computer shop in your neighborhood is selling copies for just a few dollars. The disc from the local computer store looks different—it is plain with on…

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In recent years attacks against large public websites such as Facebook and Google have accelerated the important trend to increase user security by moving web communication from HTTP to HTTPS.

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While the previous post "Ransomware: What It Is, and What to Do If You Are a Victim" discussed what to do if you get ransomware, this post explains how to minimize your risk of facing a digital crisis in the first place.

Below are the key tactics for protecting your devices and files from ransomware…

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I recently received a panicked phone call from a client in the Middle East who was unable to open any files on his laptop. When he described the message on his desktop (written in English), I knew immediately what had happened: he was a victim of ransomware. His files were being held hostage and he…

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