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Placebos and Security

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There was recently a study that found when people knew that they were taking a placebo, it still helped. The common idea in the past was that you could utili...

BitlBee and OTR … then add some TOR!

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With the release of 3.0.1 of BitlBee you can now chat from your favorite IRC client with the peace of mind that your protected. Since the OTR portion is stil...

-fno -fno -fno stack protection

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2 days straight now on IRC (##security on irc.freenode.net if you want to say hi) I have had to help someone compiling a program deal with it failing mid-str...

Geeks, Charity, and the impact of Reddit

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When Digg migrated to Microsoft for advertising a few years ago, I took a personal stand and left. I was desperate to find a home on the internet again and c...

Google ChromeOS Cr-48 Review

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It seems everyone is posting their review after a few days of working with the laptop. I decided to take a different perspective with the initial review. Whe...

Using TOR on your Android Device

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In my continuation of howto secure your phone habits while on the go, we have come to anonymizing your traffic. There are a few reasons to do this:

CR-48 ChromeOS Security Posture

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Since everyone is talking about the fit and finish (which is great other than the battery) I thought I’d talk about the security of the device. Google has al...

Field Marshal Nick

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I always have thought personality tests were somewhat goofy and inaccurate. I took one this morning and it was scary right: