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Phishing: What it is, How to Avoid it, and Why it Works

Phishing is no good. Learn how to protect yourself right here!Okay, we all used to hope that e-baddies like spyware and spam and the like would one day go away, as our intrepid computer hardware and software designers caught on to the nasty little tricks these fellows use to abuse your PC. But as it now seems, that’ll never be the case. You need to know how to identify these online and cyber-threats because odds are, they’re already targeting you. For now, lets talk about Phishing.

Phishing might seem like a harmless threat, in part because it’s been re-spelled to seem hip and somewhat ominous. But it’s not cool, nor is it particularly fashionable: Phishing scams are just another attempt by the bad guys to steal valuable information. What makes information so sponge-worthy nowadays? It can be used for ill-begotten ends from opening credit cards in your name to stealing your assets such as checking account balances, even stuff like your MMORPG login information.

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New graphics cards help!

Help!Hi I am running a 7900 gs card right now and want to know which would be a better choice to run.

Should I go with an other 7900 gs or would 2x 8600 gt would run better or a 8800 gts 320 mb.?

From: jonr15 (web post submission)

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US and Canadian Travels: Pinnacle PCTV Okay?

Pinnacle PCTVTechnology Questions: Keep ‘em coming! Tiger’s keeping up on the InBox, here’s a recent question from Yves:

I have one friend who his a trucker, he want to listen to TV on his portable when he travels between Canada & United States, does this Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick- HI-DEF TV Tuner for PCs and Laptops

Will be the tool that will do the job? He is running XP SP2.

Yves S.

Actually

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Tiger InBox: Logan Answers More of your Questions

Tiger In BoxGot a nagging tech question you can’t seem to google your way to an answer? TigerTV Host Logan has got an answer for you – all you gotta do is ask!

Today, Logan answers some great questions from you – our viewers! Today’s edition discusses the Bigfoot Killer K1 Network Card (Thanks Nick); Memory and CAS Latency (Thanks again Nick); XFX 8800 Video Card Differences and Overlocking (thanks Andre); a little about InTune and RivaTuner video overcloking and tuning applications; Direct X 10 Graphics Cards in Notebooks (thanks Kellie); MSI GeForce 6800 Ultra (thanks Marcus in Norway!); and the Sparkle 8800 GTX Video Card (thanks CJO).

Tiger In Box 10/23/07

Remember, you can always email your questions to Logan and get a response!

Tiger In Box: XFX 8800 GTX Fatality Edition

Tiger In BoxHere at TigerTV we’ve got enough experts to at least pretend we know everything there is to know about Computers, Electronics and more.

But what about those of you that don’t have access to the Technical personnel, modding enthusiasts, and other e-gurus wandering these halls? For you we have created Tiger In Box—an opportunity to get your so-important emails, questions, and burning technological issue (we suggest you put some thermal paste on that) out in the open and out of the way.

This episode focuses on the XFX 8800 GTX Fatality Edition Video Card – and addresses the many questions posed about this card by email and via YouTube. Thanks to questions from 911Chaos, XFXLeekCSS, GHoney81, Kepka, Kim the IPod Freak, and Josh.

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Tiger In Box: The Cure for the Common Question.

Here at TigerTV we’ve got enough experts to at least pretend we know everything there is to know about Computers, Electronics and more. But what about those of you that don’t have access to the Technical personnel, modding enthusiasts, and other e-gurus wandering these halls? For you we have created Tiger In Box—an opportunity to get your so-important emails, questions, and burning technological issue (we suggest you put some thermal paste on that) out in the open and out of the way.

Tiger In Box 10-10-07 Part 1

While most of us are too busy to even microwave a panini, there’s one amongst us for whom the infinite lexicon of all things computing just comes naturally. This prodigy of PC lore is our very own TigerTV host Logan—and he’s taken it upon himself to answer as many of your questions, comments, and queries as is humanly possible. Send him your thanks, send him your love, and above all, send him any concerns you may have regarding your PC, its inner workings, or anything else with an electrical cord you’re unsure of. He might just answer you—in a segment we call Tiger In Box.

Tiger In Box 10-10-07 Part 2

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Tiger In Box: The Cure for the Common Question.

Here at TigerTV we’ve got enough experts to at least pretend we know everything there is to know about Computers, Electronics and more. But what about those of you that don’t have access to the tech-heads, hackers, and various other e-gurus wandering through these halls? For you, we have created Tiger In Box—an opportunity to get your so-important emails, questions, and burning technological issues (we suggest you put some thermal paste on that) out in the open and out of the way.

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Tiger In Box: The Cure for the Common Question.