Blog

Hashtag Nerd

 

Some stuff we think is Nerd News worthy

S3Stat – Amazon S3 and CloudFront Log Reader

S3Stat – Amazon S3 and CloudFront Log Reader

Recently, we ran into the issue where several companies wanted to piggyback onto our companies Amazon S3 storage – the dilemma, how to accurately track individual usage to facilitate client billing. Our first stop was to see if the Amazon S3 billing system shows...

DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition

DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition

BookTrib partners with Authors to provide 3 awesome book giveaways each week. This week they are giving away 1 copy of the DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition by Matthew K. Manning and Alex Irvine created in full collaboration with DC Comics. Revamped, redesigned,...

EIG – Service’s Disabled and Accounts Shut Down

EIG – Service’s Disabled and Accounts Shut Down

This morning a handful of unrelated sites and clients began to report that access to their EIG owned website hosting companies were not allowing them access and had shutdown their hosted services. As we began to probe we found that this is a much bigger issue that a...

Windows 10 Home Edition – For Free From Microsoft

Windows 10 Home Edition – For Free From Microsoft

Windows 10 is a very drastic change for users especially those still running Windows 7, with one of the biggest hidden changes being that you can get a completely legitimate copy directly from Microsoft for free. When it came time to update my movie server, I had...

Watch Dog Initialization Error Fix – AVG and Windows 10

Watch Dog Initialization Error Fix – AVG and Windows 10

Over the last couple months, my wife’s work computer has been plagued with an issue upon Windows 10 booting, a screen popup up showing the text shown below: Phase 0 : Starting Watch Dog Initialization : Phase 0 : Loading Config. . . (roots, krnl, setup) Phase 0 : Pre...

Default Passwords are killing our Internets Security

Default Passwords are killing our Internets Security

The password in general is both a blessing and a curse - A weak and easily guessed password can leave you vulnerable to attack but a strong password can protect your "castle" but is usually harder to remember - But there is middle ground. What is IoT The Internet of...