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Simple solutions to complex problems

Simple solutions to complex problems

Each post is devoted to a simple solution to a complex problem.


A simple way of defense against cat-phishing attacks

19 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

Low-Effort, High-Impact Cat-Phishing (LFHICP) successful attacks are rising fast. See [1] The term “cat-phishing” refers to a method where cyber criminals manipulate seemingly legitimate links to redirect users to malicious websites without their kno...

A simple way to make profit during high inflation periods using gold backed crypto currencies

14 May 2024 2 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

The majority of people do feel inflation in food, cost of housing, services, etc. Some government officials deny that we have or are going into a prolonged period of inflation or even stagflation (see [1]), which is the strong indicator that we do wi...

A simple way for secure management of multiple super strong passwords for multiple gaming sites and devices

12 May 2024 3 minute read 6 comments I_g_o_r

A typical gamer, today, has multiple online gaming accounts and gaming devices, which require passwords for logins. For secure management of all these accounts, users need strong unique passwords for each account. Otherwise, users significantly incre...

A simple way to check if a linux server/device was hacked by unsophisticated hackers

8 May 2024 2 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

Over 90% of all hacks are performed by unsophisticated hackers, who prey on weak victims. Their victims use weak or compromised passwords or are easy manipulated via social engineering methods. Once hackers obtain usernames and passwords by brute for...

A simple way to have a side hustle in the fields of cyber security, data protection, crypto assets protection/security

6 May 2024 2 minute read 2 comments I_g_o_r

In this post we look into major problems in cyber security, data protection, etc. and opportunities for side hustles, which these problems create for smart and not lazy people with abilities to think outside of the box. A) Modern problems: 1. 80% of...

A simple way to translate phrases into text and spoken foreign languages

5 May 2024 2 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

There are many situations when it would be useful to have a portable device, which can convert a simple text from one language to a text and spoken second language, without installation of any software/apps on your portable device. In this post, we c...

A simple way to get stable income or finance a business for “home rich but cash poor” people

24 Apr 2024 6 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

A simple way to get stable income or finance a business for “home rich but cash poor” people is to get a reverse mortgage. A reverse mortgage is a loan/mortgage with a primary home as a collateral and repayments postponed until a specific event. In m...

A simple way to protect online accounts against phishing attacks

16 Apr 2024 1 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

All businesses and organizations train users to be careful and do not click on unknown links or documents, but this approach does not work for new types of phishing attacks, where redirection to fraudulent websites is accomplished when a user open/sa...

A simple way to understand risks and dangers of brainwashing

11 Apr 2024 4 minute read 4 comments I_g_o_r

A simple way to understand risks and dangers of brainwashing is to look into our history. Before Christianity, people believed in multiple Gods and were killing each other in the names of their Gods. The result of this was a real degradation of human...

A simple way to manage changes of multiple unique strong passwords for multiple accounts

7 Apr 2024 3 minute read 0 comments I_g_o_r

Research shows that majority of people need to manage from about 20 to several hundreds different, strong and unique passwords for different online accounts, devices, electronic locks, etc. See [1-3]. Cybersecurity experts recommend to change all pas...