How Do I Install Windows 8 in a Virtual Machine?

Download the Windows Developer Preview First download the Windows 8 Developer Preview ISO file from Microsoft. As mentioned previously, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are available, plus a 64-bit version with developer tools. Make sure you get the right build—otherwise you’ll get errors such as “device drivers not found” halfway through the install process (yes, I learned that…

How Can I Protect Against Social Engineering Hacks?

First, What Is Social Engineering? Full size Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into doing things, particularly security-related—such as giving away computer access or revealing confidential information. Rather than breaking into computer networks or systems, social engineers use psychological tricks on humans. In many cases, these hackers use small pieces of information to…