Canary Home Security System
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 31, 2014 5:00 amOne of the more exciting areas in the technology world for me is in the Internet of Things. Connected gadgets like thermostats, smoke detectors, lighting systems are making do-it-yourself home...
Smarter Twitter interactions
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 30, 2014 5:00 amTwitter is an amazing communication tool, especially for businesses, but it continues to be one of the most misunderstood social networks for the uninitiated. As with any social network, if you...
Is your computer a zombie soldier?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 29, 2014 5:23 pmWhat is a denial of service attack and how can I protect myself from them?
MasterCard Nearby App
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 29, 2014 5:00 amThe recent hype over Apple Pay may have created the impression that it's about to take over the mobile payment world, but it has some significant challenges ahead of it. For starters, the 225,000...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 28, 2014 5:00 amManaging your e-mail is likely to be one of the biggest tasks you deal with on a daily basis. Lots of companies have tried to find new ways to better manage the inflow, but you have to think they...
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 27, 2014 10:03 amHackers have long used common data files like Microsoft Word and Excel to infect victims, generally through e-mail. By now, it's been drilled into your head not to open documents and spreadsheets...
Social engineering trick
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 24, 2014 5:00 amI can't believe you got caught doing that on video, have you seen this? That's an example of a social engineering trick that continues to be used to dupe people via email and social media. The...
Windows 10 & what ‘beta' means
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 23, 2014 5:00 amYou may start hearing about Windows 10 as Microsoft begins another development cycle and wonder what happened to Windows 9. According to Microsoft, they want to let the world know that the next...
Why are so many big-name retail chains being hacked?
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 22, 2014 9:27 pmWhile it may seem like it's all of the sudden, retail chains have long been preferred victims for hackers, primarily because they can gather huge swaths of personal information if they are successful.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors | October 22, 2014 5:00 amIf you spend time in the outdoors as much as I do, you'll often find yourself in the middle of nowhere without any sort of cell signal. For the most part, that can be a good thing, but there are...