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  • // May 13, 2014, 4:51 AM PST

    Major mapping network problem with only Win 8.1 in one direction only!

    First of all I have been mapping access between computer for several years from XP on and know what is required for mapping. Now mapping from 7 to 8 does not work but going from 8 ...

  • TechRepublic Staff // April 2, 2014, 8:58 PM PST


    I recently update my own system from Windows XP to Windows 7. However; I used other security software such as McAfee Security and use McAfee as my personal firewall. In my opinion...

  • Michael Kassner // April 15, 2013, 12:46 AM PST

    DropSmack: Using Dropbox to steal files and deliver malware

    Michael P. Kassner interviews a digital forensic scientist who uses Dropbox to compromise targeted networks -- something the bad guys probably figured out as well.

  • TechRepublic Staff // February 19, 2013, 1:27 AM PST

    Reponse To Answer

    A lot depends on the user. If the user 'behaves' then Microsoft Security Essentials works well...I use that on lots of PCs and have had good luck with it. Works without breaking, a...

  • Guest Contributor // February 8, 2013, 12:10 AM PST

    Cybersecurity challenges in 2013

    Dmitriv Ayrapetov describes the threats that Dell SonicWall has identified as the top challenges for companies to prepare for in 2013.

  • TechRepublic Staff // September 24, 2012, 5:07 AM PST

    Request for Clarification

    What OS? Sometimes personal firewall applications or anti-virus apps interfere with applications that establish their own connections. Windows has some features such as dead-gate...

  • TechRepublic Staff // May 9, 2012, 5:11 AM PST


    I am not for or against a Mac but personally I don't like the cost associated with it (can be double for what you would pay for a nice non Mac laptop) As far as the claim that Mac...

  • TechRepublic Staff // April 30, 2012, 10:06 AM PST

    RE Malware & Security SetUp

    All the above have Good Suggestions!! There are Many aspects to the whole issue of Security for the Internet and the BEST I've Come across is "DON'T GO ON THE INTERNET" Yep I'm Not...

  • TechRepublic Staff // April 27, 2012, 4:07 AM PST

    Virus help

    Microsoft Security Essentials is just fine, and so is the free Panda Cloud Antivirus. Malwarebytes is decent, but unnecessary. You should focus more on keeping a clean system cle...

  • Erik Eckel // March 25, 2012, 11:34 PM PST

    The 10 best IT certifications: 2012

    The certification landscape changes as swiftly as the technologies you support. Erik Eckel looks at the certs that are currently relevant and valuable to IT pros.