Plugable USB Universal Fast Charge-Only Adapter for Android, Apple iOS, and Windows Mobile Devices

Rating: 
Amazon Price: $9.95 $6.41 You save: $3.54 (36%). (as of May 26, 2018 17:46 – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

USB Charging Information

Most devices can't/won't charge from normal powered USB hubs if the computer is turned off/not connected. That includes most Android, Apple iOS, and Windows devices. The phone/tablet must negotiate how much power to pull, to do so by the original USB specification, devices are supposed to only draw 100mA at first and then they can then negotiate up to 500mA. This negotiation requires a PC that's attached and on. Unfortunately even at 500mA, charging most devices will take a very long time to charge.
Continue reading “Plugable USB Universal Fast Charge-Only Adapter for Android, Apple iOS, and Windows Mobile Devices”

Hack Proof: Protecting your privacy and personal data in the Digital Economy

Rating: 
Amazon Price: N/A (as of May 26, 2018 12:59 – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

Hack Proof – a guide to protecting your privacy and personal data in the digital economy.

You are under surveillance and being tracked without your knowledge. Your personal data is being collected and traded without your permission. Increasing numbers of cyber criminals are out to steal from you. No one is going to protect you and unless you make changes, it is only going to get worse.
Unlike many books that describe the problem, Hack Proof goes further with clear Action Steps and solution links to protect your data and privacy. Chapters include:
Who is tracking you, how and steps to preserve your privacy.
Understand government surveillance.
How businesses track you both on and offline and what to do about it.
Tricks cyber criminals use to attack you.
Protecting yourself from the most common forms of identity theft and fraud including IRS tax fraud and Social security benefit fraud.
Private, encrypted messaging and email solutions.
Smart phone privacy and security.
Social media privacy and security.
Protecting your data while traveling.
Securing smart home and Internet-of-Things devices.

Cyber Attack, CyberCrime, CyberWarfare – CyberComplacency: Is Hollywood’s blueprint for Chaos coming true

Rating: 
Amazon Price: $30.00 $30.00 (as of May 26, 2018 17:06 – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

“Cyber Attack, CyberCrime, CyberWarfare – CyberComplacency” is one of the few books that covers destructive Computer Network Attacks in the Internet and in CyberSpace. It is an in-depth reference that covers DDOS from motivation, identification, analysis and mitigation.

By the author of the consistently top-selling in class "How to Cheat at Managing Information Security" and like that book, proceeds go to charity. Osborne starts with Network/Internet provider business practices and existing monitoring & detection systems. It shows the current focus on other forms of attacks including traditional electronic espionage, counter-terrorism and malware. It then describes various mechanisms for estimation of Cyberattack impact covering direct cost, indirect cost, and customer churn.
Continue reading “Cyber Attack, CyberCrime, CyberWarfare – CyberComplacency: Is Hollywood’s blueprint for Chaos coming true”

Cyberwarfare/Cyberattacks

Amazon Price: $30.00 $30.00 (as of May 26, 2018 23:34 – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

Cyberwarfare/Cyberattacks, the new global threat to peace and stability.

WiebeTech Programmable Mouse Jiggler MJ-3

Rating: 
Amazon Price: $20.01 (as of May 26, 2018 17:07 – Details). Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on the Amazon site at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

The hardware-based Mouse Jiggler prevents your computer from going to sleep while you work or play. This plug-and-use USB device comes in three versions and creates constant mouse activity so your computer won't go idle and trigger screen savers or sleep mode-eliminating the need to log in repeatedly. The MJ-3 is programmable, making it ideal for repetitive IT or gaming tasks. You can create customized scripts with programmed mouse movement, mouse clicks, and keystrokes. The smaller size of the MJ-3 keeps it out of the way and is unobtrusive when installed.