Bavarian Police Sell off Crime Proceeds

In many ways, and in many countries police investigation has struggled to keep up with the rise of cyber crime. There are numerous issues and challenges and it’s not surprising that most authorities have been under sever pressure to cope with even investigating many of the crimes. Cyber criminals are of course spread all over […]

Hacker or TV Fans – the VPN User

Whether you need to use something like a VPN or proxy server depends on a whole range of factors.  However they are certainly becoming much more popular among average users throughout the world.  There are probably two main justifications, concerns about online and privacy and being able to bypass the myriad region blocks that are […]

Value of the Software Testing Life Cycle

Anyone who has ever seen a piece of code accidentally released into a production environment will appreciate the value of a strong testing regime. Obviously if the code is 100% correct and contains no errors then the effect will be negligible, however that rarely happens. Untested code can create huge problems and create very expensive […]

iPad 2 and Computer Education for Kids

Kids were once taught the ABCs through chalkboards and the 123s through an abacus. Today, kids are luckier to experience a whole new world of technology-based education system.  Due to easy accessibility and popularity, children are more inclined to gadgets and computer games rather than street games. You would see a very young child favoring […]

Understanding FTP and File Transfers

There are some protocols and applications that it’s very difficult to manage without and FTP surely comes into this category.  The File Transfer Protocol is more normally thought of as an application than a protocol but it’s something that most of us couldn’t do without.    It’s correct definition is probably the simplest – a […]

Why You Shouldn’t Use DNS for Filtering

It is one of the easiest ways to modify and block access to a website or resource.  You don’t need to set up your own DMZ and install or configure a complex firewall.  Forget about paying a fortune for some expensive content filter which takes hours to set up and even more to support as […]

Netflix Wages War on VPNs

For years the region locking efforts of the large media sites have been thwarted by the existence of various ip address changing systems. These have been largely focused on two specific systems – proxies and VPNs. Both of these have been used by hundreds of thousands of people all across the world to bypass region […]