14 Pin & 15 Pin D Connectors on VGA Cables

1.8m 15 Pin VGA Cable

Introduction I wanted to know what the difference is between VGA cables with 14 pin and 15 “D” connectors. I found the answer on the Instructables site/forum. The info I needed was contained in a reply to a query by onrust circa 2010. Well I got my answer from “ganzieee” at instructables. It was delivered… Continue reading 14 Pin & 15 Pin D Connectors on VGA Cables

Windows 10 File History Is Used To Backup My PC

Introduction Since the introduction of Windows 10 version 1709, and acquiring a new backup drive, I have chosen to use Windows 10 File History to backup my PC. So far so good. I have used it to backup my data and to restore some.. I will describe how this tool is used from my point… Continue reading Windows 10 File History Is Used To Backup My PC

Discussing Malicious Website URLs On Twitter

Introduction I have recently come across an issue where good people wish to convey information about malicious websites to everyone. They’re doing very good work tying to keep us all safe and informed by discussing malicious website URLs (Universal Resource Locators), particularly on Twitter. Unfortunately Twitter creates a link in the text to anything looking… Continue reading Discussing Malicious Website URLs On Twitter

LastPass Password Phishing Exploit

The LastPass password phishing exploit could trick users into giving away their password. If you use LastPass check this exploit out at The Hacker Blog and IT Pro. It involves unscrupulous people phishing for LastPass passwords. Update for LastPass Password Phishing Exploit This issue is now fixed for all the latest versions of Lastpass on Chrome… Continue reading LastPass Password Phishing Exploit

Using A Digital Signature With Outlook

Introduction This article covers some of the issues involved when using a Digital Signature. Each Digital Signature is generated from a Digital Certificate (otherwise known as a Digital ID) issued by a certifying authority. All examples given are created using Microsoft Outlook 2010 on a PC using Microsoft Windows 10, but the principles apply to other versions of… Continue reading Using A Digital Signature With Outlook

WordPress Fatal Error Out of Memory

How I Resolved ‘Fatal Error Out of Memory’ For A Single Post After much editing  of my WordPress post entitled ‘How A Toilet Silent Fill Valve Works’, since I wrote it in May 2014, (there must have been at least 150 edits, and I changed it from a page to a post too) I suddenly had this ‘Fatal… Continue reading WordPress Fatal Error Out of Memory

Browser Choice In Microsoft Windows Ends

Microsoft's Browser Choice Screen

Browser Choice – What’s That About In December 2009 the European Union obliged Microsoft to offer a choice of browsers to their European customers when they installed new versions of Windows. This browser choice was also delivered in updates to Windows and so the Browser Choice screen was born and has been with us ever since.… Continue reading Browser Choice In Microsoft Windows Ends

Backdoor Trojan Regin Spying Since 2008

A recently discovered Backdoor Trojan Regin is a computer bug found by the software security company Symantec. Its purpose is to spy on the activities taking place on computers. It can collect passwords, capture screen images and even recover deleted files. The Backdoor Trojan Regin has been made to operate in five stages the last two being encrypted to… Continue reading Backdoor Trojan Regin Spying Since 2008