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Review: Data Rescue 4

Data Rescue 4 Company: Prosoft Engineering Price: $0 – $299 I recently had the opportunity to review Data Rescue 4.2 from Prosoft Engineering, including a branded copy of their Bootwell USB thumbdrive. From the publisher’s website: Data Rescue is hard drive recovery software that can recover your photos, videos, documents from: crashed, corrupted or non-mounting […]

A Horribly Wrong Attempt at Doing it Right

For several years, I have made it a practice to have separate email addresses (aliases) for separate purposes. This has made it easy for me to dispose of addresses when I no longer needed them – usually when I no longer wanted to receive emails from parties to whom I’d given the addresses. This also […]

A Reminder About Administrative Rights

Years ago, we blogged about why having administrative rights over your computer is not the great thing that it sounds like. A recent study by Avecto underscores this point and reminds us why you don’t want them (all the time). The study states “Analysis of Microsoft Security Bulletins from 2013 highlights that 92% of Critical […]