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Suspected server or data vulnerability and reporting a fraud site

Our business is YouGotaGift.com, an online store for gift cards, two days ago someone created a website that's called YoGotaGift.com (You is missing the u), and sent a mail campaign to many people ...
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Why disk manufacturers use 1000 instead of 1024 as base unit measure? [closed]

Today is considered normal to use powers of 1000 instead of 1024(SI x base2) on disks capacity(hd, ssh, usb...), even with our operating systems using base2 measures(except Snow Leopard). This makes ...
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Route of education to go for systems (security or network) administration? [closed]

I am trying to look at all the available options my local technical institute provides for systems administration. There appears to be various technical bachelor course sets, diplomas of technology, ...
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Net address book

Need a local network (9 computers) common address/phone/notes book. It would be much better with tag system. It would be nice if it will hide in tray. It would be pretty if it will be opensource or ...
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Suggestions for setting up a webhosting company? [closed]

I've come across several people who have done this and just thought it would be an interesting venture. So does anyone have any reading suggestions on the topic or suggestions about getting the right ...
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How do I negotiate for colo space?

I guess this isn't a technical question, but it definitely is something IT teams deal with, so here goes: I'm looking at getting a rack at a local colocation facility. I'm weighing the options versus ...
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What are the KPIs of DNS Management?

I've just read an old RFP and one of the questions was along the lines of "List the top 3 KPIs of DNS management". As a web developer, I have a working knowledge of DNS but no idea what would be ...
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Comcast Business Class server setup

I have just purchased Comcast Business Class internet (CBC) for my small business and I am acustom to being able to use my own equipment. Normally to direct HTTP traffic to a server on my local LAN ...
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How to minimize the risk of employees spreading critical information? [closed]

What's common sense when it comes to minimising the risk of employees spreading critical information to rivalling companies? As of today, it's clear that not even the US government and military can ...
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Small office 802.11n router / access point that doesn't suck

I'm looking for a wireless n access point for a small office, about 9 people. I've been looking around, and it seems all the n series access points or routers are just terrible. Originally I was ...
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Dealing with a online presence company that has ceased trading

First off, apologies if this is the wrong place for this question - feel free to post a more suitable url. I'm a freelance web developer, and I'm trying to help someone in dire straits with their web ...
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Moving Server to new Hardware - SBS 2008

We have very quickly out-grown our Small Business Server 2008 current hardware and have decided to purchase a complete new server. What is the best and easiest way to move the server to new ...
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Do you ever give access to your servers to outsiders?

I have a dedicated server on which I run my custom developed website. I don't claim it's the most expensive or important piece of software ever written, still, it's been a lot of hard work to get this ...
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Install word on a server

Is it possible with the correct licensing and in a business enviroment to install MS office on a server which the the clients on the business's network can access?
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FILE QUARANTINED - Exchange 2007 Issues

The original contents of this file have been replaced with this message because of its characteristics. File name: 'Body of Message' Virus name: 'Exceeded Internet Timeout' I keep receiving this ...
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How to convince the CEO that they need a CTO in company

There is an issue I am seeing that is causing a problem with shared time in fastly growing IT department along with business matters and the CEO trying to oversee all of it. Ultimately, what once were ...
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How often does tech-refresh happen?

How frequently does your workplace conduct a tech-refresh of PCs (desktops and laptops) and do developers get newer equipment more often? Example: Developers every 18 months Rest of workforce ...
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How do you rate your success as an Administrator?

I am wondering how all you great admins out there rate your success. I am thinking not only in a personal sense but also how you rate your employees and/or department. How do you build a business ...
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A partner wants a copy of our written IT security policy and I'm not sure what to do

My company is working with another company and as part of the contract they are requesting a copy of my company's written IT Security Policy. I don't have a written IT security policy, and I'm not ...