What is a firewall and why is it needed?
We will not go into little things like translating words, occupying them some part of the article. Just point out that a firewall (from the English - fire wall), or…

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Code optimization
In the process of writing code, it is impossible to detect all errors and correct them. Writing a code, especially in large volumes, is a monotonous thing, somewhat tedious and…

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Linux operating systems
Linux is not an operating system, but just its kernel. Everything that you are accustomed to see and understand as an OS (buttons, windows and panels) - in fact, it…

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Why you should never use a free VPN

Today virtual networks are very popular for solving personal security issues on the Internet – VPN. More and more people use them to circumvent network censorship in countries where there are severe restrictions, for example, in China. They try to buy a VPN program for their own safety. Thus, you can avoid viruses and have a great guard to protect your bank account by going to the Internet through public wi-fi. Trusting your own computer with high-quality services with reliable VPN servers, you use technologies that connect Why you should never use a free VPNtogether and use complex encryption for your data.

The danger of a free VPN
The market for these products is booming and today you can find more than 300 VPNs. Choosing among the servers on the market, I want to get the best. An attentive user will definitely notice that in addition to Continue reading

Drivers & Firmware

Very often I come across a situation where I need to find and download drivers for various devices. Especially often this has to be done when repairing computers (reinstalling the system, for example). Sometimes they bring PCs for repair that were bought 3-5 years ago and have never been opened since the time of purchase. In this case, the drivers that come with the PC are often out of date or not at all suitable, because at the time of purchase contained errors or did not work correctly.

Therefore, I advise you to download updated drivers from the device manufacturer’s website. Many search for drivers through search engines, but this is a double-edged sword: in the issuance of hundreds of results with links to third-party resources. Who is there and what flooded is unknown. Programs for checking the relevance of drivers are likely to find more outdated and missing drivers than they actually are. And also with a high degree of Continue reading

WiFi router – what is it and how to choose it correctly

Nowadays it is already difficult to meet a person who does not use a computer and does not have his home. Often people buy several computers, many also have laptops and smart phones – communicators.

A router or router is a network device that performs the function of forwarding data packets between network segments, in other words, the device helps to build a network between computers connected to it and, if possible, connect to the Internet. More modern routers can additionally perform a number of useful functions – for example, you can restrict access to potentially dangerous sites, enable a firewall, encrypt traffic, and so on.

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Local Area Networks and the Internet
When a local area network is connected to the global Internet, one of the PCs, called a server, becomes a kind of conductor and connects to the Internet using a…

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SeaMonkey Web Browser Overview
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Internet fraud
A proverb says: "Forewarned - means armed." Not to listen to her is stupid. Nowadays, the Internet is playing an increasingly important role in people's lives, and is of undoubted…

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E-Wallet Protection
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