March 18, 2012


Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in the Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas 

Guest Speaker: Ira Wilsker

Speaker Presentation: Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism

Attendance: 23 members and 11 guests.

2 New Members: We Welcome Joe Mikesic and Billie Jean Sorrells

4 Renewals: Gene Koch, Sue Johnson, John Louve, & Don Schoening


1:30p.m.: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Questions & Answers. Topics discussed:

Recovering data from bad hard drive, Docking Stations, Backup utilities Acronis and Easeus Free, Titanium Maximum Security software by Trend Micro , Ira's page on website  www.donottrackplus.com & www.ghostery.com and Print Friendly at  www.printfriendly.com 


2:30p.m.:  Presentation: Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism by Ira Wilsker, Host of  "My Computer Show" .   

Ira gave a Powerpoint presentation with exerts from recent articles, the severe damage to countries and facilities by cyber terrorism as well as the consequences.

He talked about Phishing & Spear Phishing and showed us examples of e-mails falsely representing companies such as Pay Pal, E-Bay, McDonalds and the IRS.

Note: Do not click on websites listed inside e-mails.

You can contact Ira at iwilsker@sbcglobal.net   


4:10p.m: Announcements:

Upcoming programs, Request for software evaluators & Toolwiz TimeFreeze.


4:15 p.m: Treasurer Jerry McDaniel held drawing for door prizes with winners being: 

Jerry Wilkerson: 14' CAT5 Patch Cable donated by Zydeco Technologies

Bobby Ford: Pimsleur Language Program donated by Barnes and Noble

Dave Sankey: 6' HDMI Cable Donated by GTPCC

Gilbert Saldana: 8GB USB Flash Drive donated by GTPCC

Katrina Rodriguez: Protective Zipper Soft Case donated by Computer Dimensions

Billie Jean Sorrells: Dual Band Wireless N USB Adapter from GTPCC


4:45 p.m: Meeting adjourned.


Submitted by,

Gwen Jones

GTPCC Secretary