Tag Archives: Security

Important Note About “Heartbleed”

This is a bit outside the normal repair shop posts you find here, but it’s important: A coding mistake that has existed for several years in one of the fundamental libraries used by about half of all servers on the Internet … Continue reading

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October Projects

September was a good month for projects. I accomplished all the things I set out to do and more: I’ve finished the Hornyphon radio for my customer Repaired and began using the Hallicrafters Got the broken ViewSonic monitor going again … Continue reading

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Google’s New, Really Awful Real Name Policy

Early adopters of Google+, myself included, have been drawn to its clean interface , user-centric privacy and content controls, “Circles” model of friendship networks and general user-friendliness. It’s not open to everyone just yet, and they’ve recently decided to make … Continue reading

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