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@Hexxeh needs help with Chromium OS, not hotlinks.

December 2, 2011
@Hexxeh needs help with Chromium OS, not hotlinks.

Liam McLoughlin, AKA @Hexxeh on Twitter is well known as the guy who does the popular Chromium OS builds. He works with this open-source software, constantly improving it for the community in lieu of a second job while he’s at university using ad revenues from his site to cover his expenses. Today, he discovered someone […]

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Voodoo Carrier IQ detector now available

December 2, 2011
Voodoo Carrier IQ detector now available

You may have heard that an Android developer recently discovered an application running on most Android smartphones that tracks your location, keystrokes, and collects other personal information such as phone number, browsing information, contacts, and the keylogger could snag passwords and other sensitive information you enter into your phone. Now, there's a new Android app […]

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More Domain Seizures

November 29, 2011

The U.S. Government has seized more domains, targeting sellers of counterfeit merchandise and copyright infringement. This time, some of the domains seized are from companies outside of the US but whose domains were registered using American registries including .com and .net TLDs. #Tech #Geek #Infosec #Counterfeit Attached Link: US government forces shut down of websites […]

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Unreasonable Demands

November 20, 2011

As always, reading comments and reviews can be entertaining. But at the same time, perplexing. Some peoples understanding of a situation is sorely lacking, and others have a hard time expressing their feelings. Case and point: A certain smartphone app that connects to your car and allows you to arm or disarm the alarm, lock […]

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Let me fix that for you

November 18, 2011
Let me fix that for you

To make it easier to access your office and to keep up with the times, we've installed an electronic lock on your door. Since you are in I.T. we purchased a special locking mechanism to make the interface to unlocking your door a familiar one. #Funny #Tech #Geek To comment or reply: View post on […]

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Now I've done it

November 17, 2011
Now I've done it

This is what happens when I'm very tired and/or busy and don't want to be bothered. What does it get me? Behind on everything. I'm trying to catch up, really I am! No tomatoes will be harmed, I promise. #Tired #Lazy #catchup #ios #apple #notifications #geek #tech To comment or reply: View post on Google+

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$20 wireless with unlimited everything?

November 2, 2011
$20 wireless with unlimited everything?

This is definitely one to keep an eye on! While it relies primarily on WiFi, it will fall-back to use cell carrier service if not available. I wonder if they will impose a limit to non-WiFi use? http://republicwireless.com/ Tags: #tech #cell #unlimited #WiFi #UMA Attached Link: republic wireless On November 8, everything changes. Dear Cell […]

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VoIP is growing up

November 2, 2011

Asterisk, the popular open source voice over IP platform from Digium is releasing their next version, Asterisk 10. Besides dropping the "1" at the beginning (i.e. Asterisk 1.8) v10 is bringing with it some grown up audio capabilities with the introduction of it's "wide-band media engine" and support for "studio quality" audio. With the advancements […]

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This is just a test

October 31, 2011

Everyone's seen or heard the emergency tests conducted occasionally on TV and radio, and used by local agencies for emergency information. But on Nov 9th it will be tested nationwide as part of the national emergency alert system. The goal is to quickly alert the American people of a national emergency at the request of […]

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Indirect MITM attack

October 29, 2011

Traffic being sent to an Amazon Web Services ELB (elastic load balancer) intended for a Netflix API server was inadvertently being delivered to a different user, to the tune of over 2M requests over 4 days. This kind of mix-up could unintentionally cause a "man in the middle" attack, sending private information to a third […]

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