Memphis Web Programming

Thedosmann's Blog

New Internet Security Going Forward

Google is pioneering another innovation which may someday replace the need for passwords. The device they are introducing is a pluggable USB device that acts as the authentication mechanism to login. By inserting the device into a USB port and touching it a process is started that authenticates the user through that physical device. 

Is Virtual Reality dead?

Collateral Advancement

Virtual reality environments, including industrial testing, gaming, situational role playing, and social, has seen a lot of activity lately. The main push has been in industrial application requirements which has spurred development of the hardware and software needed to create viable virtual reality.  As in most other developments and technological advancements, it is the needs of a specific development area that branches into the expansion of new advancements in other technologies.

virtual reality

Is anyone paying attention?

The general theme of recent computer hacks are, unfortunately, all too familiar. Not updating software when there is a clear path to doing so and there is a well-known and publicly documented exploit of that software is negligent and the companies involved should be held liable for damage to client's financial concerns.

security threats

Another reason NOT to click

It is a long standing statement of fact that the general internet public is a click happy bunch of folks with little concern or thought for what might be real or not. Currently, coinciding with the cascading avalanche of information on the disaster of Flight MH17, there is an influx of malware, false stories, and spam, permeating the internet.

Beware of what you click on and don't be duped by bold and sensational headlines promising onsite footage or other such nonsense. It is a shame that people exploit tragedies such as this one but it is not surprising.

TowelRoot and Futex

One of the newest exploits to hit takes advantage of a code issue on certain Linux flavored OS's and has a deep reach from server based systems to other devices that operate using the affected versions including certain Android-based devices on the market. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S5, said Ohad Bobrov, vice president of research and development with Lacoon Mobile Security.

futex

Claudo-Clamã

Linear Encryption Program

Do you carry passwords or sensitive information around on a portable device?

Created by Memphis Web Programming
Claudo-Clam© Linear Encryption Program is a password file protection method that ensures your password file is protected.
Click here to take a look.

Memphis Business Journal

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 14:57
Michael Sheffield
Six of the nine hospitals in Memphis received high grades from The LeapFrog Group, which publishes a report on safety and cleanliness of more than 2,500 hospitals around the U.S. Two local hospitals received average grades, and one, The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, received a failing grade. Methodist University Hospital, Methodist South Hospital, Methodist North Hospital, Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown, St Francis Hospital-Bartlett and St. Francis Hospital-Memphis all received A grades.…

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 14:04
Michael Sheffield
A realignment of its Franchise Services Group and costs associated with its initial public offering highlight the third quarter for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. While its third quarter revenue increased 8 percent to $664 million, ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV) reported a net loss of $4 million or 3 cents per diluted share, due to $21 million in fees for its IPO, which occurred in early July. In the third quarter of 2013, ServiceMaster reported net income of $45 million or 49 cents per diluted…

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 14:00
Madeline Faber
For the first time in nearly a month, a million-dollar home sale returns to the top residential real estate transactions, for the week ending Oct. 30. A 5,000-square-foot home in the East Memphis ZIP code of 38117 sold for $1,046,500. The five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home sits on 1.25 acres. A 6,100-square-foot home — also in the 38117 ZIP code — sold for $785,000. It has five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. A Collierville home sold for $779,900. The 4,275-square-foot home is…

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 13:56
Madeline Faber
A new retail concept will join a cadre of made-right-here merchants on Broad Ave. City & State will carry 100-150 different makers and products including men and women's clothing, home goods, accessories, an apothecary and more. The store at 2625 Broad Ave. will also be home to a craft coffee house. Owner Lisa Toro says she is in talks with partnering with Broad Avenue neighbors Relevant Roasters to carry a custom roast in the shop. In addition to a full-service espresso bar, she will serve locally…

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 13:08
Ryan Poe
Leases in Germantown and Cordova buoyed the Memphis retail real estate market in an otherwise mediocre third quarter, according to a new market report. The Memphis area closed the quarter with net absorption – the amount of space filled, minus the amount vacated – of 44,822 square feet, down slightly from the second quarter of 2014, CBRE Memphis said in its latest quarterly MarketView report. Also, the area's vacancy rate remained static at 12.7 percent and lease rates fell to $8.74, the report…

WMCTV5 - Local News