The scam of ScanGuard

A friend recently brought me their computer to repair.  They were complaining that the computer had become slow since they installed a piece of software called ScanGuard.  They had downloaded the software because of a Facebook (or other?) advertisement.  My job was to fix the laptop, but I decided to look into ScanGuard a little […]

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My home lab March 2017

There’s something that I like about having a home lab.  Simulators such as Boson and emulators such as GNS3 are really excellent, but there is definite value behind actually sourcing equipment, upgrading the hardware and updating the software.  The hands-on feeling is actually hands-on when it’s running in your home office. Here’s what I’m running today […]

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