Video cards / GPUs, power supplies and your security

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GPUs are getting more powerful and cheaper every day making it easy for hackers to make brute force attacks on your passwords. Before buying a GPU be certain that you have an adequate power supply and motherboard. Run a power budget on your machines to ensure that you’re not overtaxing your power supply.

Using Open Wireless Connections

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For most people with a smartphone, laptop and a car or bike open wifi networks are a part of life, right?  You head to Starbucks, Panera Bread or some other locale and they have a sign that says “Free WIFI”. So most of us just connect up to that SSID with the strongest signal and [...]