Review – NordVPN

You’ll find it rare on this blog that I’ll endorse a specific product or service. Primarily, if I don’t use it and know it to be a great (not just good) product/service, I won’t put my name on it. In

Phishing – Spear Phishing – Whaling

Spearphishing Campaign

There are several terms that indicate an attempt by a hacker to trick you into giving your login credentials to them. The terms phishing, spearphishing and whaling are all related to the attempt to trick you via a fake email.

Donald Trump – Hacking – Russians

OK, so this might be a little rough on the edges, but man I’m just appalled at the sheer amount of stupid coming out of people’s mouths that are supposed to be smart people. So here I go! If you

Donald Trump and Hacking

Donald Trump Hacker Challenge Tweet

Just to be transparent: I did not vote for, nor support in any manner, Donald Trump for President during his campaign. However, he was elected, I am an American and I support him in his endeavor to help move our

Do servers really matter?

There has been quite a bit of talk this election cycle about Clinton’s email server. Sure it had classified info on it, regardless of what Clinton says. However, is it really that important? Outside of the tech people who really

Scarefest is coming!

Join me and thousands of others at this year’s Scarefest event in Lexington, Ky. September 30th to October 2nd at the Lexington’s Convention Center. If you’ve never attended before, and you are a horror or paranormal fan, this is THE

Podcast available Interview with Rocky Boiman

Rocky Boiman Podcast

Talking Survival on 700 WLW

700 WLW, Rocky Boiman, Dave The IT Guy, Survival, Technology, Hacker, Hacking, Tech, Television, Fat Guys in the Woods, Cincinnati

Join me with Rocky Boiman on 700 WLW Thursday night 8/25 at 10 PM Eastern. 700 is heard over the air on 700 AM radio in 38 states as one of the largest radio stations in the United States. You

Credit Card Skimmers

Credit card skimmers are a real thing, right here in the USA. Where can you find them? ATM machines, gas pumps, anywhere that an unattended credit card can be used. What do these skimmers do? They are a piece designed

Wilderness Survival Class – June 24th-26th 2016

Wilderness First Aid Course

**UPDATE**-  This class has been scheduled for June 23-15th in Middletown Ohio,  with some VERY awesome and unique changes that no other survival experience has to offer!! Check out www.dtig.net/survival for all the details and to register. Only 25 seats

Windows 10 Podcast

Windows 10 is coming. You can’t stop it, and eventually if you own a Windows computer, you will have Win10. So before you get all twisted and out of control over it, take the 12 mins to listen to this

Fast way to sight rifle

This guy exposes a special operations trick to sight in a rifle in 2 shots, sometimes three if you suck. Instead of firing a shot aimed at the middle of a target, then adjusting the sights to the middle of

Podcast Episode Jan 14, 2016 – Cryptolocker/Cryptowall

Click here to listen to the latest podcast about the Cryptowall virus that encrypts your data for a ransom!  

Blink for Home

Blink for home, Dave the IT guy, Cincinnati, tech, review

——–Update 1/21/16: After receiving my 5 camera system and setting it up, I ran into a couple of issues. One, some of the cameras displayed a green screen (like night vision mode). Sent an email to support at Blink and

Survival Skills 101 – Update!

Fat guys in the woods, Survival 101, CIncinnati, Ohio, David Howard

All kinds of new things have come along since my initial announcement about this class. Starting Feb 6, 2016 and running from 9a-1pm on three Saturdays in a row, you can come meet some of the most experienced survivalists and

How to open a can without tools

Do you  have a can of tuna, or something else but no can opener? Do you have some concrete or a smooth rock handy? Don’t fret, because here is a video to show you how to get to that food,

Survival Skills 101

Come join Dave and other guest instructors as we bring you three days of survival skills. During our three Saturdays in February 2016, we’ll talk about the following topics, and when time allows, we’ll add more topics: Fire starting without

Bleeding wound care on the trail

As many will tell you, a good survivalist has trained in first aid, minor trauma and wound care. Some of the most trouble you can get into while in the bush is trauma that causes bleeding. There are several methods

Karma Personal Hotspot

Karma Hotspot

There are plenty of hot spots you could use. One of them is the Karma Go, which I’ll take a few minutes to talk about. The Karma Go is offering a “social Wifi” experience. What this means is that anyone

Hammock Camping

hammock camping

If you’re into camping, always had a tent, and haven’t ever tried hammock camping, allow me a few minutes to convince you to convert. Now, there are some drawbacks to hammock camping depending on your style and where you’re going.

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