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Internet Speed

In 2004, the average time for an unprotected computer to get infected with malware was 20 minutes. In 2006, that dropped to 12. These days, it can be measured in seconds. But that metric is typically focused on Windows PCs exploited by virii and bot-nets. What about other platforms like Linux? Anecdotal evidence suggests that it is truly a scary world out there for everyone.

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Is Your Hosting Provider Destroying Data?

My hosting provider is knowingly destroying “my” data, and I was livid when I found out. But it turns out that this is normal practice for many (if not all) shared-server providers, even if they do not immediately disclose it.

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