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However, if a computer user stumbles upon an unsecured website, ActiveX or Java languages can be used to create malicious code that can communicate directly with the user's machine, giving hackers access to computer data and the entire network.
Spam (unwanted but harmless e-mail), the curse of computer users with slow modems through expensive telephone connections, resembles bacterial commensals that can injure the host only under specific conditions.
Within hours, and at virtually no cost, a computer user sitting at home could develop a huge database and have the power of a large publishing company at his fingertips.
Yet despite the multitude of threats to computer data, the majority of computer users never back up their PCs because of complexity, time or cost.
Normally, computer users expect their computers to be quiet -- except for an occasional beep when an error surfaces, the hum of a fan or the click of keystrokes.
As programmers and computer users across the United States walk out the office door every evening, an army of professionals here, halfway around the world, is preparing to carry on where they have left off.
The Megahertz PCMCIA Ethernet Adapter allows mobile computer users to take advantage of the enhanced performance and convenience enabled by the PCMCIA form factor.
Starting in August 2006, students with expertise in security, human-computer interaction (HCI) and design will form two-person teams and prepare project proposals that address the challenges of creating security technologies that are intuitive to the everyday computer user.
He said Caltrans wanted to reach the thousands of computer users who with the help of the Internet home pages can now better plan their trips from home or to work.
The BCS is the world's largest personal computer user group, with more than 25,000 members from every state, and from 57 countries.
We have spent considerable time and energy studying the small business computer user, who is our major customer.
today announced that their AlphaShield Hardware Firewall guarantees high speed Internet computer users protection from security vulnerabilities and risks that include Internet worms, credit card fraud and identity theft.
adult computer user population on the basis of region, age within gender, education, household income, race/ethnicity and amount of time spent using a computer per week.
Each day additional demands are put onto the home computer user.
Sarah Al-Otaibi, said in her MA dissertation on Web Technology in Southampton University in the United Kingdom that computer users could use their electronic fingerprints in their numerous accounts, an innovation that would provide more security and easy access for computer users, particularly those who might happen to forget their passwords.
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