Tech Talk – 10/13/12

Disabling IDFA tracking in iOS6, Windows 7 power management, using TreeSize to analyze disk storage, exporting Gmail and contacts to Yahoo, prepaid SIM cards with data in Asia, Profiles in IT (Thomas Anderson, co-founder MySpace), search traffic trending down (mobile app searching on the rise, bad news for Yahoo, good news for Apple), Skype IM worm update (takes over computer, holds contents for ransom, dont click on suspicious messages, update Skype and operating system), and Iran behind Saudi cyberattacks (Shamoon virus shut down Aramco and Qatari gas computers, wiped out critical files, Iran has entered the cyberwarfare race).