Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Captcha!

Quite a few of you are having problems with the picture captcha. Small screens, no Flash, fine motor control, etc. So today I’ve replaced it with a standard math capture. Words and numbers, so bots have a slightly harder time. Enjoy!

Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains – CIO

Microsoft has reached a settlement with domain provider No-IP to disable some of its domains, after taking control of part of its network to shut down a botnet. Microsoft in late June filed a civil suit against the U.S. domain hosting company Vitalwerks, which operates as No-IP.com, for its role in hosting malware that infected […]

Wikipedia:Public domain image resources

Public domain image resources is a copy of the master Wikipedia page at Meta, which lists a number of sources of public domain images on the Web. via Wikipedia:Public domain image resources – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

“Weaponized” exploit can steal sensitive user data on eBay, Tumblr, et al. | Ars Technica

A serious attack involving a widely used Web communication format is exposing millions of end users’ authentication credentials on sites including eBay, Tumblr, and Instagram, a well-respected security researcher said via “Weaponized” exploit can steal sensitive user data on eBay, Tumblr, et al. | Ars Technica.

Windows lifecycle fact sheet

End of support refers to the date when Microsoft no longer provides automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance. This is the time to make sure you have the latest available update or service pack installed. Without Microsoft support, you will no longer receive security updates that can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, […]

Removing Kodak Software

One of our Beloved Listeners (who, I assume, wants to remain anonymous because he or she or it did not post in the forums) sent me this on Google+ (yes, I said GOOGLE again):

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943 was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current AC electricity supply system. via Nikola Tesla – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Internet Explorer 8 Dean Cain Bad Commercial

Oh My God Im Gonna Puke! Watch at your own risk via ▶ O M G I G P Internet Explorer 8 Puke Vomit Girl – YouTube. Technologizer column on all the Dean Cain IE8 commericals:

Two-step verification for Apple ID

Two-step verification is an optional security feature for your Apple ID. Two-step verification requires you to verify your identity using one of your devices before you can take any of these actions: via Frequently asked questions about two-step verification for Apple ID.

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