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Three Archaic Backdoor Trojan Programs That Still Serve Great Pranks

There are several things that come to mind when talk of the 1990’s comes around. Nirvana, vodka, cheap rap, and well- global warming wasn’t the subject of every conversation. But what really outshines the rest is the world of computing. The world of security was just getting its foothold into what is now a highly […]

28Jan2008 | | 7 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 4 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

28Jan2008 | | 12 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 3 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

28Jan2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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What Is The Difference Between A Hub And A Switch?

A hub and switch essentially accomplish the same thing, although their methods are different. Both can be used to regenerate degraded signals (acting as a repeater), and both can be used to split a signal into multiple signals (handy for splitting up an internet connection to your home network, for instance). But should you really […]

28Jan2008 | | 10 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 2 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

28Jan2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 1 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

28Jan2008 | | 9 comments | Continued
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Modem (Modulation/Demodulation) Definition

We are all familiar with the basic idea of what a modem does. It’s that handy little device that gets you to the internet. From a 56K modem (our condolences if you are using one) to a cable modem- they can go just about as fast as you need them to. But what remains obscure […]

28Jan2008 | | 5 comments | Continued
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What is a Network Interface Card?

A network interface card, abbreviated as NIC, is what a computer uses to communicate with other computers on a network. Without some type of network interface card installed, your computer will not be able to communicate over a network. Obviously, most of networking revolves around this quaint little device- so it’s good to know what […]

27Jan2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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The Basics of Network Cable Testing

If 90% of all problems in a network are on the Physical Layer, then it isn’t any surprise that cable testing has become quite important in the industry. And although it may sound simple to test a pair of cables for faults, actually troubleshooting wire maps, crosstalk, propagation delay, or insertion loss can be more […]

27Jan2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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The Difference Between Straight Through, Crossover, And Rollover Cables

There are generally three main types of networking cables: straight-through, crossover, and rollover cables. Each cable type has a distinct use, and should not be used in place of another. So how do you know which cable to use for what you need? The Purpose of Straight-Through Cables Straight-through cables get their name from how […]

27Jan2008 | | 37 comments | Continued