Tag Archives: security

creation of a more responsible padlock

I have been cleaning up my flat in preparation for the move when I ran across a few small TSA locks.  Sure I have used them when traveling to and from the United States but it certainly seemed to be … Continue reading

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airplane data security

When I think about airlines I think about a lot of things but I don’t think of high tech. That isn’t very realistic as jet engines are pretty high tech devices and the ability to book reservations over the internet is … Continue reading

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safe(r) and private browsing using more cpu cycles

“You are never going to amount to a thing” Whoever said that was apparently under-estimating just how valuable that companies in general and the internet in particular find you. The web companies want to know what you have been up … Continue reading

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Punishment for laziness – root password recovery

I had a new idea for adding one more computer to my life.  The task was to actually provide some fun new functionality to my family and I attacked the task. At the beginning, I needed to log in as … Continue reading

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safe computing – can you trust your computer

When you purchase a new computer the manufacturers are usually kind enough to install everything starting with the operating system.  This is usually a somewhat limited version of the currently shipping version of windows.  Inevitably the computer also includes a … Continue reading

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