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Apple Spotlight not allowing typing

OK the other day, I noticed that when I typed ⌘ ␣ (or command space) on my macOS Sierra, the Spotlight bar popped up but I was unable to type anything into the spotlight bar. Drove me nuts. Tried a bunch of crap that never worked. Finally decided to kill the Spotlight process and it worked. sudo killall...

Staying Safe On-Line in 2017

Regarding smoke detectors in your home, “they” say you should change the batteries in these devices when the time changes every year (for those in the east coast at least). I alway use the mnemonic of “Spring forward, fall back” else I would forget. At any rate, we should use January 28th, Data Privacy Day...

Domain Password Audit Tool

Here is a great video by some folks @ Black Hills Information Security...

US Cert – SB16-284: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of October 3, 2016

This is a share from US-Cert’s website. The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of...

Hurricane Prepardness

      Pre- Season Preparation  Enter the season prepared. Know all evacuation routes if you live close to the coast. Make sure your home meets building codes for withstanding hurricanes, and they have storm shutters. Have proper tools, supplies, and a first aid kit. Have plenty of batteries and flashlights...