A previous theme of my WordPress site did not have a byline or any information on the post itself to state who wrote the article. As this is a requirement to being compatible with Google Search Authorship, I sought different ways to correct the omission. I could edit the theme to add a simple line […]
The APWG is a tax-exempted corporation to coordinate a coalition of members from around the world to have a unified response to cybercrime across different sectors. The organization offers public education programs, eCrime research, and the Stop. Think. Connect. campaign to improve public awareness of online security concerns. They are online at www.apwg.org and www.antiphishing.org. Recently, […]
I figured out how to get a silent scripted deployment of Firefox working with some customizations starting with version 15. All was well and good until last week when version 21.0 of Mozilla’s browser came out. In something that didn’t quite make the release notes, Firefox 21 restructured the internal folder structure of the installer. […]
Here is an interesting Kickstarter project. Connectify Switchboard is trying to raise $100,000 for a project to build their software that aims to improve Internet speed. The software achieves the faster speed by utilizing all of your connections to the Internet and making them available for improved downloads and uploads.
Adobe Acrobat, the de facto PDF software, is an expensive utility when you only occasionally need to alter PDF documents. But when you need to, it is nice to have something readily available that works and works well. Even with Office 2013 gaining the ability to edit PDFs, there is still a place for the […]
HBGary was a technology security company that made more of a name for itself in its demise than its successes. The company was founded by Greg Hoglund, a security researcher and author of books on rootkits, exploiting online games, and exploiting software, each of which I have previously read and reviewed. HBGary Federal was a subsidiary […]
Kickstarter and IndieGoGo have standardized crowdfunding for a variety of projects. One type of projects, open-source software, has been around for far longer but has often faced gaps between interest in projects and funding. One website aims to fix that problem as a crowdfunding site specializing in open source projects.
This Machine Kills Secrets – How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to Free the World’s Information is written by Forbes journalist Andy Greenberg and provides a historical recount of the use of the cryptography revolution. This takes the story from the Pentagon Papers of 1971 to the WikiLeaks of 2010 and beyond with several organizations’ […]