One of the most common questions we receive at our retail store is, “What types of equipment can you recycle?” EPC accepts many different types of electronics for recycling at our St. Charles and Wright City facilities, most free of charge. Public recycling drop-off is a service we provide to retail customers and is limited […]
About Brian Wahoff
Brian is the Chief Technology Officer of EPC, Inc. He loves coding, reading, and all things baseball. He can be followed on G+ at: http://plus.google.com/100790194652208537537
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While it sounds like something from the movie Enemy of the State, new research from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering indicates that attackers can capture the same information used by cellphone companies to track cellular handsets to pinpoint a target’s location. This attack leverages features of the GSM communication stack to […]
Research in Motion just cannot catch a break with their tablet, the Playbook. Not only are sales lagging behind Apple and Android offerings, forcing RIM to cut pricing to $299; but now security researchers have discovered email and other personal information could be stolen via malware. The security weakness is exploited using Playbook Bridge, a […]
I am a big fan of the Powershell scripting language for windows. I was recently asked how to verify what Windows and Active Directory accounts were assigned to groups across an entire domain. I found a script to get the group members for an individual group on an individual computer at Powershell.com. But I prefer […]
Tested.com was recently at PAX and got their hands on several Windows 7 Mobile handsets. Since PAX is a gaming convention they focus on the gaming features of the new operating system. However, they do spend a fair amount of time going over how the operating system looks and feels, how the mobile search and […]
It sounds like a plot out of one of a summer spy movie, but security researcher Thomas Ryan tested what would happen when posting a fake profile of a real-life Abby Scuito. The results? Over 300 “friends” in the military, information security, and intelligence fields, a few job offers, and invitations to security conferences.
“Why should I pay for computer recycling?” our clients frequently ask. A discussion of the costs of responsible recycling services and why there is no such thing as “free electronics recycling”
Federal prisoners and prison staff members were exposed to toxic levels of heavy metals for years, says a new report from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Well, here we are again. A few weeks after Microsoft pushed out a critical patch to all versions of Internet Explorer, Jorge Luis Alvarez Medina, a security consultant with Core Security Technologies provided details of another attack against the beleaguered browser. This time, an attacker “may be able to access files with an already known […]
How do you protect confidential business data? Here are 10 basic steps you can take to improve your data security program.
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