Money Laundering

Money laundering is the process of moving money from the illegitimate to the legitimate economy. The crime of money laundering consists of knowingly disguising the source, origin or ownership of illegal funds. Any criminal transactions are carried out in cash and the function of the money launderer is often to translate these small sums into […]

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Prevent Internet Protocol (IP) Spoofing

Internet protocol spoofing which is commonly known as IP spoofing is a ploy used by an attacker to make clients think that the packets they are using come from a trusted source. The attacker creates IP packets with a counterfeit IP address that a client later uses without knowing that they are not from a […]

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How to Protect Your Passwords Properly

Looking back at last 20 years ( I am writing this in 2014), use of systems and passwords has become an unwanted but unavoidable requirement in our daily life. We always require to stay atop of many forms and layers of online protection of our sensitive data. Some examples where we need to use passwords, […]

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Top Five Benefits of Cloud Computing for Small Business

Many hosted services are offered over the web for a variety of business needs. The general term used to refer to all of these is cloud computing. Cloud computing allows online companies to use resources over the internet rather than build and maintain their own in-house infrastructures. Cloud computing is a trendy term that can […]

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Security Issues With Online Hotel And Ticket Booking Websites

The Internet has quietly revolutionized the world. It has made completion of tasks easy and fast, making us dependent on it heavily for almost every aspect of our life. One of the earliest revolutions took place in the banking industry, followed by the ticket booking services, after the US military made their ARPANET project public […]

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Yahoo to Prohibit Competitive Keyword Bids Containing Trademarks

Yahoo Search Marketing (searchmarketing.yahoo.com) has recently announced its advertisers of a new policy to be implemented as of March 1st 2006, concerning the use of trademarks within their products and services *. Under the new policy, no reference to a trademark can be made (except for ads placed by the trademark owners themselves, obviously), and […]

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Metro Ethernet Fundamentals for WAN Connectivity

Overview The increasing popularity of Metro Ethernet is the result of the cost effectiveness, availability and seamless protocol transition it offers from the campus network to the WAN. Ethernet is already optimized for use with the TCP/IP protocol. There is no WAN protocol transition (handoff) to another WAN protocol such as SONET or Serial T3 […]

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Quantum Computing and Healthcare Technology

Imagine conducting an MRI, on a single cell instead of the whole body – taking a picture of the molecule or just a group of molecules within the cell, identifying and examining the problem areas within DNA, and coming up with a more precise diagnosis and patient therapy. This is possible today through the precision […]

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The Importance of a Database Management System to Businesses

Database management systems (DBMS) reinforce the use of papers in recording business transactions. Before, it was necessary to take note of every purchase and customer data. Employees had to go through a pile of documents to search for and update company or client information. Now, with DBMS software, you do not need to spend time […]

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What Is Wardriving And How Can You Prevent It

Imagine a car equipped with nothing more than a laptop computer, a portable GPS receiver, and a wireless network card slowly strolls through your neighborhood. Unknown to any onlookers, this is no ordinary vehicle; rather, it is a wardriving machine. As the car strolls past homes and businesses, a wireless network card (available at any […]

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