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July 18, 2022

A Deep Dive Into the Residential Proxy Service ‘911’

This post was originally published on this site The 911 service as it exists today. For the past seven years, an online service known as 911 has sold access to hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows computers daily, allowing customers to route their Internet traffic through PCs in virtually any country or city around the globe — but predominantly in the United States. 911 says its network is made up entirely of users who voluntarily install its “free VPN” software. But new research shows the proxy service has a long history of purchasing installations via shady “pay-per-install” affiliate marketing schemes, […]
July 15, 2022

Why 8kun Went Offline During the January 6 Hearings

This post was originally published on this siteThe latest Jan. 6 committee hearing on Tuesday examined the role of conspiracy theory communities like 8kun[.]top and TheDonald[.]win in helping to organize and galvanize supporters who responded to former President Trump’s invitation to “be wild” in Washington, D.C. on that chaotic day. At the same time the committee was hearing video testimony from 8kun founder Jim Watkins, 8kun and a slew of similar websites were suddenly yanked offline. Watkins suggested the outage was somehow related to the work of the committee, but the truth is KrebsOnSecurity was responsible and the timing was […]
July 13, 2022

10 Important Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

This post was originally published on this siteGetting a puppy is a huge commitment you are taking on as an individual and as a caregiver to a dependent creature. It can be hard to resist those pleading eyes and soft furry bellies at the pet store or shelter, but it’s important that you do not decide on adopting a dog spontaneously. You will not be doing a puppy any favors if you discover down the road that the situation is just not doable for you. Before you sign up to take a puppy to its new forever home, you need […]
July 13, 2022

Bsign – the best online store of modern door numbers

This post was originally published on this siteLooking for the best modern door numbers and plaques? If yes, you should explore the assortment and services of Bsign. This is the best place where you can order unique signs for your house, apartment, office, hotel, or any other facility. Bsign (https://bsign-store.com) offers something more than just a wide selection of already-made products. On Bsign online store, you can buy a product or order a completely unique one crafted by real professionals. These are custom door signs. What are they and do you really need them? Let’s discuss. What are custom door […]
July 13, 2022

Working with a Concrete Contractor: What’s the inclusion?

This post was originally published on this siteThe first thing you should know about working with a concrete contractor is that the scope of your project will dictate the inclusion. A concrete contractor can certainly help you with pre-construction services, such as surveying, estimating, and project management. However, if you’re building a small deck for example, this might not be necessary—you could handle those tasks on your own or hire someone else to do it for you. Ultimately, a concrete contractor’s inclusion should be tailored to your project. In other words: If you want them involved in every step of […]
July 12, 2022

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, July 2022 Edition

This post was originally published on this siteMicrosoft today released updates to fix at least 86 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other software, including a weakness in all supported versions of Windows that Microsoft warns is actively being exploited. The software giant also has made a controversial decision to put the brakes on a plan to block macros in Office documents downloaded from the Internet. In February, security experts hailed Microsoft’s decision to block VBA macros in all documents downloaded from the Internet. The company said it would roll out the changes in stages between April and […]
July 12, 2022

Can you make your small home look bigger? Read this!

This post was originally published on this siteAre you planning to redecorate and remodel your small house but want to make it look bigger? If yes, you are on the correct page. Small houses have a different kind of vibe. They are compact, comfortable, and give a very warm feel. Some places do not allow the construction and renovation area to expand amid the safety guideline. In such cases, you can use the architectural guide to design your small home. It is all about creating a vision of having a big house; you can do it by adding and removing […]
July 12, 2022

5 Ways To Give Your Home A Modernized Look

This post was originally published on this siteModern home designs are a significant trend in current interior design, from muted color palettes to statement pieces and minimalist decorations. Modernizing your home is an excellent opportunity to change how your home looks and feels while combining the latest smart appliances and gadgets. If you want to make changes or sell your home, the home ideas discussed below will instantly give your home a modern touch to your property. Let’s find out how. Get Smart Gadgets For Your Home To make your home contemporary, you need to go beyond the normal and […]
July 10, 2022

Experian, You Have Some Explaining to Do

This post was originally published on this siteTwice in the past month KrebsOnSecurity has heard from readers who’ve had their accounts at big-three credit bureau Experian hacked and updated with a new email address that wasn’t theirs. In both cases the readers used password managers to select strong, unique passwords for their Experian accounts. Research suggests identity thieves were able to hijack the accounts simply by signing up for new accounts at Experian using the victim’s personal information and a different email address. John Turner is a software engineer based in Salt Lake City. Turner said he created the account […]
July 10, 2022

Top Tips On How To Help Your Pets Cope With The Heat

This post was originally published on this siteEven considering that in nature animals have adapted perfectly and easily tolerate both heat and cold, pets suffer greatly from temperature changes. Especially in the conditions of a city apartment: they cannot find a shade with a draft, dig a cold mink for themselves and hide from the suffocating heat. Pets on the run can also be in danger. Hot weather is dangerous for animals with sun or heat stroke. So how to help our smaller brothers? Read the list of tips below. What are the signs of overheating of the animal and […]
July 10, 2022

7 Tips And Tricks For Designing Floor Plans

This post was originally published on this siteWhen building a home, you must ensure everything is perfect starting from day one. Having finished constructing a home only to discover that certain areas were overlooked is the last thing you want to happen. This would make the house very uncomfortable to live in. Therefore, you need to ensure that you design and plan your home perfectly to avoid any mishaps. Hence, when designing a house, you need to ensure that the floor plan provides comfort and accessibility for everyone. This way, everyone can move around and enjoy the space inside their […]
July 8, 2022

5 Stylish Window Treatment Designs For Your Living Room

This post was originally published on this siteWindows are essential in making or breaking a space. However, most people often overlook window treatment’s significance when planning a room. As you know, window coverings can play several roles. For instance, they can be purely decorative or functional and sometimes strike a balance. It could be modern coverings, Roman shades, classic curtains, laidback shutters, or flowing drapes. There are several window treatment designs that you can consider for your living room. Let’s find out some of the window treatments for living rooms that you can consider. ●    Roman shades If you already […]
July 5, 2022

5 Expert Tricks To Cut Down The Noise Around Your Home

This post was originally published on this siteConstant commotion and chaos abound in everyday life, especially when you live in a busy place like New York. However, such things should be far from home. The home should be a palace of relaxation. This is why you should endeavor to make your interior a peaceful place free from noise and where you have silent moments and calm. Constant noise can be harmful to your well-being. Additionally, constant exposure to sounds can affect your hearing in the long term. So, if you wish to cut down on the noise around your home, […]
July 4, 2022

Common Dining Room Table Shapes, Sizes and Base Types

This post was originally published on this siteUndoubtedly, the dining room is one of the essential parts of the home. As a result, many homeowners do their best to ensure that this home section is adequately designed. A dining room table can breathe life into your home. There are hundreds of options when choosing a dining room table for your home. Each of these options will suit your family differently. However, some essential factors must be considered before choosing a final option. They include the size, shape, and base type of the table. This piece will look at the common […]
June 30, 2022

Top Tips To Budget for Home Maintenance

This post was originally published on this siteThe fact that you’ve come looking for this blog suggests- you are prudent to be thinking about your home maintenance budget. However, it’s not difficult to get caught up in purchasing a new home and let the thoughts of maintenance and repair slip your mind. After all, you’ve been working hard towards buying your dream house. But like they say, with great powers comes great responsibility. So one of the most challenging responsibilities that come with the power of homeownership is home maintenance. Unlike what most new homeowners expect, homeownership costs go beyond […]
June 29, 2022

How to Decorate Your Bedroom?

This post was originally published on this siteOut of all the rooms in one’s house, the bedroom holds great importance as it’s the only space where one feels most comfortable and relaxed. A bedroom is a place where you can be yourself, and hence you should arrange it in an attractive way. Whether you’re a person who likes to exercise their niche as an interior designer or you just want to give your own home a smart makeover, the bedroom can be an interesting place to manage as it has to be cozy and functional and yet beautifully done as […]
June 29, 2022

Travelling Australia in a Camper Trailer

This post was originally published on this siteMost families want to travel around Australia, but few are ready to embark on a trip. It takes a lot of courage to go on a trip, even after purchasing a camper trailer. Here are some tips to help you travel around Australia in a Camper Trailer. First, you need to; 1. Make a Budget and Add Extra Travelling around Australia can be costly, and it can be frustrating to run out of supplies without extra cash to restock, so making adequate financial plans for the trip is essential. You need to know […]
June 28, 2022

8 Common Basement Problems

This post was originally published on this siteThe basement is one of the essential rooms of your home. Whether a simple storage area or a high-quality gaming space, this room is the foundation of your house. However, all basements are prone to the same problems due to their location, at or below ground level. These issues may include a minor nuisance or a serious mess that can eventually ruin your home’s value. Here are the most common basement problems, along with their appropriate solutions. 1. Water damage Water damage in the basement occurs in different forms, such as a minor […]
June 28, 2022

What to Ponder When Renting an Apartment?

This post was originally published on this siteWhen it comes to apartment rental, convenience is of utmost importance. You need a place that is close to work and your preferred recreation. Besides that, the lease should be flexible and you need to consider several things, including the location, amenities, and the security deposit. In this article, we will look at a few tips to choose the right apartment. You should also consider the application fee and the inspection. Convenience When looking for one of the best apartments for rent, you can find a variety of choices. Apartments vary in size, […]
June 28, 2022

The Link Between AWM Proxy & the Glupteba Botnet

This post was originally published on this siteOn December 7, 2021, Google announced it was suing two Russian men allegedly responsible for operating the Glupteba botnet, a global malware menace that has infected millions of computers over the past decade. That same day, AWM Proxy — a 14-year-old anonymity service that rents hacked PCs to cybercriminals — suddenly went offline. Security experts had long seen a link between Glupteba and AWM Proxy, but new research shows AWM Proxy’s founder is one of the men being sued by Google. AWMproxy, the storefront for renting access to infected PCs, circa 2011. Launched […]
June 27, 2022

How To Care For A Croton Plant?

This post was originally published on this siteCroton plants are beautiful, exotic-looking houseplants that can brighten up any room. But like all houseplants, they require some care and attention to keep them looking their best. Here are some tips on how to care for a croton plant: Light: Croton plants need bright, indirect light to thrive. If your plant is not getting enough light, its leaves will start to turn yellow and drop off. Water: Water your croton plant when the top inch of soil is dry. Allow the water to soak in and then drain any excess water from […]
June 25, 2022

Leverage Vs Margin

This post was originally published on this siteWhen you trade on margin, you have to deposit a percentage of your trading account as margin. The amount of margin required depends on the leverage ratio you choose. If you use 50:1 leverage, you will be required to deposit 2% of your capital to open a position. If you use 500:1 leverage, you will need to deposit only 0.20%. However, this is a much smaller percentage than the 2% that you must deposit with traditional margin trading. One of the secrets of wealth is to use leverage. This technique involves borrowing a […]
June 23, 2022

Selling A House That Needs A New Roof

This post was originally published on this siteSelling a property is a costly process, ranging from time to money. In addition to finding a real buyer, preparing the house for sale is a major challenge for many. Closing utility debts, collecting paperwork and permits, and discharging minors are just the tip of the iceberg you will have to deal with. Even in ideal situations, the actual timeline for selling a home drags on for years. And what about those who have several legal problems and need to get the deal done right away, much less when it comes to selling […]
June 22, 2022

Meet the Administrators of the RSOCKS Proxy Botnet

This post was originally published on this siteAuthorities in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands and the U.K. last week said they dismantled the “RSOCKS” botnet, a collection of millions of hacked devices that were sold as “proxies” to cybercriminals looking for ways to route their malicious traffic through someone else’s computer. While the coordinated action did not name the Russian hackers allegedly behind RSOCKS, KrebsOnSecurity has identified its owner as a 35-year-old Russian man living abroad who also runs the world’s top Russian spamming forum. The RUSdot mailer, the email spamming tool made and sold by the administrator of […]
June 21, 2022

How Do Water Filtration Systems Work?

This post was originally published on this siteEveryone wants clear, clean, and great-tasting water. We all know that your local municipal water filtration facility does a reasonably good job of getting all the unmentionable materials out of public tap water. If you are on a well system, you also probably have an external method of making sure that the water that comes through your tap is clean enough to use. However, for the purposes of consumption, cleaning clothes, washing dishes, and bathing, it is best to have access to water that is more fully purified. This is because water that […]