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Jailbreaking now legal under DMCA for smartphones, but not tablets
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 01, 2012 last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:26 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Arbitrary rulings illustrate fundamental brokenness of the DMCA.
New attack bypasses HTTPS protection on Macs, Windows, and Linux
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 26, 2016 — filed under:
"Hack can be carried out by operators of Wi-Fi hotspots, where HTTPs is needed most." - From Ars Technica, by Dan Goodin - Jul 26, 2016 5:14 pm UTC, referencing upcoming conference...
Important Plone Hotfix 20150910
by admin published Sep 10, 2015 last modified Nov 13, 2015 12:47 PM — filed under: , ,
Important to apply Plone Hotfix 20150910 for registration spam and other security issues.
Google Chrome OS Developers made Technology Decision Based on my Research Paper
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 26, 2016 last modified Sep 04, 2017 11:06 AM — filed under:
I stumbled across something that might indicate that Google (correctly in my view), stubbornly refused to include one of the most popular VPN (Virtual Private Network) technologies, the Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), because of all the flaws published in my research paper by the SANS Institute, and in a discussion with a Google Chrome OS volunteer developer directly linked to my paper as the reason why they refuse to implement this very popular technology that is in just about every other operating system...
Getting Started in Information Security and Information Technology
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 19, 2012 last modified Oct 25, 2015 11:19 PM — filed under:
I frequently get asked "how do I get started" in information security specifically, and information technology in general. Of course there are many paths to success, and this is not the only route to take...
Do Not Use ISPConfig
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 30, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Against my decades of experience and better judgement, and giving into laziness, I went ahead and installed ISPConfig about a year ago. Big mistake!
Why You Should NOT Upgrade to Windows 10
by Hawke Robinson published Jul 26, 2016 last modified Jul 26, 2016 10:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
With the final days of the "free upgrade" to Windows 10, a lot of people are pressuring others to upgrade, and stating that you are "dumb" of you don't upgrade. Well, if care even the least bit about privacy, then you should NOT "upgrade" to Windows 10... ever... Here is why...
OpenSuse Information Security Repository
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 04, 2010 last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:48 PM — filed under: , ,
In preparation for my demonstrations at the upcoming Spokane 2600 meeting, I found that Suse was missing a LOT of standard security/penetration testing tools in the repositories. Fortunately there is a specialized repo that helps somewhat...