On Monday, October 13, 2014, several sites like Ars Technica and VentureBeat reported that hackers claim to have stolen 7 million Dropbox passwords. Posts on Reddit suggested that some of the published passwords had already been used to login to unsuspecting Dropbox accounts.
It seems like each day there is news of yet another innovative hacking scheme. Thieves are constantly thinking up new ways to rip you off. One of the most recent methods they have come up with is router hacking.
To understand this, we need to look at some of the things your router does for you.
I know printers are not the most interesting computer related subject to read about, but we use them every day and they can sometimes be the most problematic device we connect to. Here is some information that may be useful the next time you are printer shopping.
We live in a digital world today. We use our computers to store photos of our kids, school papers, bank transactions and thousands of other critical pieces of data. All this data is stored on a hard drive inside the computer. Hard drives don't live forever.