Michael Haynes

Articles by Michael Haynes

Tips for selling unwanted gifts on eBay

Thank goodness, for eBay, which offers a means to discreetly offload presents without hurting anyone's feelings. But, there are a few things to consider before getting involved. Dodgy practices - items being misdescribed or lost, for example, or payments disappearing - aren't unknown. Exercise caution, and expect others to do the same

File pilfering through pod-slurping – and what to do about it

In the wrong hands, storage devices can siphon away valuable cargo faster than the Artful Dodger. And seemingly innocuous iPod music players have been cited as a serious security threat, too. Known as Podslurping, iPods with their large hard drives, USB 2.0 and FireWire connectivity, can be an ideal tool for file-pilfering.

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