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Happy Thanksgiving. Please be safe while traveling! and have fun!

Beware the Facebook "Dislike" Button Scam | PCWorld Business Center

 

By Tony Bradley, PCWorld

Facebook recently expanded the "Like" feature, allowing users of the social networking site to "like" individual comments to a given post, and expanding the application of the voting system to other sites. Now, a malware scam is circulating that exploits the demand from Facebook users for its antithesis–the "Dislike" button.

Beware the Facebook "Dislike" Button Scam | PCWorld Business Center

Five Reasons You Should Switch to IE9

 

By Tony Bradley, PCWorld

It’s official. Internet Explorer will officially launch Monday, March 14. Whether you are using Internet Explorer 8, or you’re one of the dwindling stubborn few clinging to IE6, or even if you’re using an alternative browser like Chrome or Firefox–here are some reasons you might want to start using IE9.

Five Reasons You Should Switch to IE9 – PCWorld Business Center

Please be sure to run this fix-it to patch Internet Explorer

More IT Pros Snooping Around Sensitive, Confidential Company Info – DarkReading

One-third of companies say their intellectual property has been stolen

Jul 07, 2010 | 01:34 PM

By Kelly Jackson Higgins
DarkReading

More than 40 percent of IT professionals in the U.S. and U.K. admit to using administrative passwords to snoop around sensitive or confidential company information, according to a new report.

More IT Pros Snooping Around Sensitive, Confidential Company Info – DarkReading

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Phishing Scams in Plain English

5 Money Saving Tips and 5,000 Gallons of Free Gas

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Good luck!!

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