Tech Tip: Don’t Just Close Your Browser

If you simply close your browser, some of the session information that a hacker can use to gain entry is still running in the background.

Tech Tip: Your Firewall Is Useless Unless …

A firewall is a device that acts like a security cop watching over your computer network to detect unauthorized access and activity — and EVERY business and individual needs one.

Tech Tip: The Dangers of Dropbox (and Other File Sync Apps)

Over seven million (!) Dropbox accounts have been hacked, giving cybercriminals a path into company networks.

Tech Tip: Make This Password Different From Everything Else

If an e-commerce site you’ve registered at gets hacked, and you’ve used your email password to register, you can pretty much bet hackers are going to gain access to your in-box.

Tech Tip: Don’t Go on Public WiFi Until You Read This …

Whether it’s at the coffee shop, the hotel or the airport, the temptation to check email and surf the web is just too strong to resist.

Viral News Makes for a Super-Simultaneous Monday

In this administration, we have been living in the age of the simultaneous, with everything of note and of little note raining down on us, it seems, all of the time.          

After Brawl of a Debate, Dems Ponder

On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman's National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.

Tech Tip: Work Computers and Devices Are for One Thing Only

If you want to check your Hotmail account or Facebook page, do it during your lunch break and on your own personal device. More than 600,000 Facebook accounts are hacked every day.

Bowser, D.C. Officials Make Compelling Statehood Pitch to Congress

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the legislation would shrink the District — the official seat of the federal government — to two square miles.

1969: Personal Recollections

Several area residents share their memories of two of 1969's most historic events: the moon landing and the Woodstock festival.