Experts call ISIS the best-funded non-state terrorist organization the U.S. has ever confronted. We explore how ISIS fills its coffers and how the international community is trying to shut off the funding pipeline.
Guest Host: Mary Tillotson
They’re Back!! It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software questions.
- Tom Piwowar TJP&A, Piwowar and Associates, the Mac Guy
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
Poll results for August 2, 2005
A survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 91% of Internet users have changed their online habits to avoid spyware, viruses, and other Internet threats. Have you changed the way you use the Internet since a year ago?
(26%) A. No — I was always careful and I continue to be careful.
(22%) B. No — I don’t worry too much about such problems because I use a Mac.
(2%) C. No — c’est la vie — I’m not going to let these thugs spoil my fun.
(47%) D. Yes — I am much more careful – I open fewer email attachments, download less, and use spyware detection software.
(3%) E. Yes – I find myself using the Internet less.
Program Notes for August 2, 2005
Wi-Fi cloaks a new breed of intruder
St. Petersburg Times article
Protect your WiFi
Find free WiFi
Broadband reviews and utilities
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