Malware vs. Spyware

Antispyware software are programs which will block, discover or remove spyware from your computer system. Spyware are programs that fall under the catagory of malware. Malware is a term that can be used to describe a wide range of software that is written for malicious purpsoses and which can cause various types of problems to […]

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Linux IP Commands

Display Current Config for all NIC’s: ifconfig Display Current Config for eth0: ifconfig eth0 Assign IP: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.2 Ping: ping -c 3 192.168.1.1 Assign multiple IP’s: ifconfig eth0:0 192.168.1.2 Assign second IP: ifconfig eth0:1 192.168.1.3 Disable network card: ifconfig eth0 down Enable network card: ifconfig eth0 up View current routing table: route “or” route […]

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Wireless Security

How To Secure A Wireless Network Having WiFi in your home or office seems to be a necessity for most these days. Many people set up their own networks with little knowledge of how WiFi works or the dangers of low wireless security. While there are different forms and methods for securing your WiFi network […]

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What Is DHCP?

What Is DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) In simple terms, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) determines if an IP is static or dynamic and the length of time an IP address is assigned. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is controlled by a server. A router can be a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol server, and on most […]

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Router Support

Router Support Router support questions come up frequently in the What Is My IP Questions and Answers section. Unless it’s one we specifically own, our help will be limited. The links below are to provide users a way to find their users manual on their Routers Manufacturer’s site. If you’ve still got questions, you can […]

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Port Forwarding

Some people may not know what port forwarding is but it can be very useful knowledge to have these days. If you have a router at home this will likely come in handy at some point in time. A router works by routing the internet/network connection to all of your computers and devices. Everything is […]

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