Tag: Security

HAARP as Described by the European Parliament in 1999

[Glenn’s comment: Make sure you understand the implications of the last paragraph] Source: European Parliament Report on the environment, security and foreign policy (14 Feb 1999) HAARP – a weapons system which disrupts the climate On 5 February 1998 Parliament’s

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Danger Lurks in PDF Documents

At the 27th Chaos Communication Congress (27C3) in Berlin, security researcher Julia Wolf of US company FireEye pointed out numerous, previously hardly known, security problems in connection with Adobe’s PDF standard. For instance, a PDF can reportedly contain a database

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Can a Hacker Guess Your Passwords?

Strong passwords are the first line of defense against identity theft. Read the original post from Iolo We use passwords so often that it’s easy to lose sight of just how critical a password really is: one of the best

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Microsoft deletes Aussie tech blogger’s posts

By Renai LeMay, Delimiter.com.au on April 7th, 2010 Microsoft appears to have accidentally deleted six years of blog archives hosted on its free Windows Live Spaces platform belonging to Australian mobile technology evangelist Shane Williamson. “About 3 weeks ago my

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Hotmail social networking busts your privacy

In its rush to take on Facebook and Google Buzz, Microsoft is now collecting and displaying personal information on your Hotmail page — information you may never have wanted to broadcast. Exactly how it’s mining this information is something of

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