Access Your PC From The Road

Written by Jim Edwards

Have you ever sat in front of your computer and wished you could show someone else what appeared on your screen?

Maybe you were experiencing a problem, or couldn't figure out how to make something work, but you knew if someone else could see what was happening on your screen, they could help you fixrepparttar problem immediately.

Ever had a phone conversation with someone about a particular business topic, but you just couldn't "connect" with your ideas because it was too hard to explain overrepparttar 105293 phone?

Now, visualize jumping onrepparttar 105294 phone with that same person and literally sharing your computer's desktop to collaborate, discuss, and create virtually anything together, even if you are separated by thousands of miles.

Though this may sound like an episode of Star Trek, remote computer sharing is actually a daily business reality.

Imagine you need to take a trip and you either don't want to or can't take your computer.

The thought of emails piling up for days makes you crazy and you also need to monitor some things on your pc.

Instead of trying to lug your laptop (or fit your desktop into your suitcase), you can use "remote desktop" software that allows you to access your computer throughrepparttar 105295 Internet from any other computer inrepparttar 105296 world.

One ofrepparttar 105297 most common remote desktop services is, which provides a safe and secure way for you to go down torepparttar 105298 local internet café, log on, and access your office or home computer just like sitting at your own desk.

Now, before you panic and think anyone can access your computer, let me explain security.

First, you log in torepparttar 105299 website with a username and password.

Once logged in, you then click a link to log onto your PC, which will then ask you for another password.

Demand for Spam? It exists

Written by Alexandra Gamanenko

Do you like spam? No, I'm not kidding. Everybody knows what spam is, almost everybody seems to have learned by heart simple advice like "do not click ..." "do not respond..." , "do not buy..." but On March 23, 2005 Mirapoint andrepparttar Radicati Group, a consulting and market research firm, released preliminary results of their end-user survey on email hygiene. "This preliminary data is surprising and somewhat shocking to us," said Marcel Nienhuis, market analyst atrepparttar 105291 Radicati Group. The survey shows that some end users haven't learnedrepparttar 105292 lesson and still makerepparttar 105293 same blunders.

Blunder 1 -- clicking on embedded links within spam (not includingrepparttar 105294 unsubscribe link) -- 31% of respondents have done it at least once. The most dangerous mistake. Clicking on any embedded links in spam messages helps spammers determine ‘live' email accounts, which means more spam. What's worse, users can pick viruses, Trojans or other malicious code--just by clicking on embedded links. It may cause various problems, including loss of confidential information--identity theft, and loss of money from bank accounts as a result.

Users shouldn't forget about such threat as phishing. Not long ago, on February. 15, 2005, it wasrepparttar 105295 Radicati Group that pointed out --fraud and phishing types of email are one ofrepparttar 105296 fastest growing segments of spam. Inrepparttar 105297 first quarter of 2005repparttar 105298 Radicati Group expects fraudulent emails to reach 8% of all spam.

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