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An Important Tech Security Question About FECC

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Hi. I'm back. And I have what I think is an important question related to the protocols of forum security.

I'm on my iPad right now, but Norton offered a VPN app for my phone, and I'm using it so that yet another of my phones doesn't get hacked from public WiFi. It changes the IP address on a rotating basis, so that no one can get into your real WiFi and hurt your phone. My SIM had apparently been hacked, and destroyed both of my beloved phablets. I use the Norton VPN thing when I'm on a borrowed phone until I get my Note 7 - very soon. And I am planning on using it there, too.

Do I have to turn it off when going into FECC? I know it's important for the tech staff and moderators to keep track of who's who here. I will gladly turn it off before entering. Is that necessary?

Thanks. And hello again. My, it's been a long, long time. :smt006

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Re: An Important Tech Security Question About FECC

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rjm wrote:Hi. I'm back. And I have what I think is an important question related to the protocols of forum security.

I'm on my iPad right now, but Norton offered a VPM app for my phone, and I'm using it so that yet another of my phones doesn't get hacked from public WiFi. It changes the IP address on a rotating basis, so that no one can get into your real WiFi and hurt your phone. My SIM had apparently been hacked, and destroyed both of my beloved phablets. I use the Norton VPN thing when I'm on a borrowed phone until I get my Note 7 - very soon. And I am planning on using it there, too.

Do I have to turn it off when going into FECC? I know it's important for the tech staff and moderators to keep track of who's who here. I will gladly turn it off before entering. Is that necessary?

Thanks. And hello again. My, it's been a long, long time. :smt006

rjm ::rocks
Can`t help you with the question but nice to see you back :-).

Alan.


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Chad Gates wrote:
rjm wrote:Hi. I'm back. And I have what I think is an important question related to the protocols of forum security.

I'm on my iPad right now, but Norton offered a VPM app for my phone, and I'm using it so that yet another of my phones doesn't get hacked from public WiFi. It changes the IP address on a rotating basis, so that no one can get into your real WiFi and hurt your phone. My SIM had apparently been hacked, and destroyed both of my beloved phablets. I use the Norton VPN thing when I'm on a borrowed phone until I get my Note 7 - very soon. And I am planning on using it there, too.

Do I have to turn it off when going into FECC? I know it's important for the tech staff and moderators to keep track of who's who here. I will gladly turn it off before entering. Is that necessary?

Thanks. And hello again. My, it's been a long, long time. :smt006

rjm ::rocks
Thanks, Allan
Can`t help you with the question but nice to see you back :-).

Alan.
Thanks Allan. :)

I'm sure I'll find out. I live across the street from a community college and many of those kids know how to crack into other people's phones. Whatever hit my SIM card was deadly.

rjm


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Welcome back Robin


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Glad you are back, Robin.


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rjm wrote:Hi. I'm back. And I have what I think is an important question related to the protocols of forum security.

I'm on my iPad right now, but Norton offered a VPN app for my phone, and I'm using it so that yet another of my phones doesn't get hacked from public WiFi. It changes the IP address on a rotating basis, so that no one can get into your real WiFi and hurt your phone. My SIM had apparently been hacked, and destroyed both of my beloved phablets. I use the Norton VPN thing when I'm on a borrowed phone until I get my Note 7 - very soon. And I am planning on using it there, too.

Do I have to turn it off when going into FECC? I know it's important for the tech staff and moderators to keep track of who's who here. I will gladly turn it off before entering. Is that necessary?

Thanks. And hello again. My, it's been a long, long time. :smt006

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Nice to see you here.

As for your concern, send a PM to fecc-mechanic:
http://www.elvis-collectors.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&u=5000

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VPN's are A-OK if used in a legitimate way (such as what you describe).
They only become a problem when they are used to bypass bans/suspensions.
But, generally, their use is welcome here and shouldn't cause any problem.


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Hello Robin,
If you do decide on a VPN make sure you choose one that will not decrease your bandwidth since most will allocate you through their own secure servers.


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How can anyone NOT love fecc-mechanic?

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drjohncarpenter wrote:How can anyone NOT love fecc-mechanic?

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He is what makes the world go around here at FECC ,,. of course love him! :smt007


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Absolutely agree. No doubt about it.