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Found the below on (here's a reddit). As a proponent of public key cryptography, I whole-heartedly agree. If the groups used cryptographically secure signatures on their publications, anonymous would no longer be at risk of having members jump to fight in fabricated battles. This would do away with the potential for the Anonymous Hoax […]

Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 16:00 | Comments Off on GPG Signatures on Press Releases & Verifiable Anonymous Factions
Categories: News, Rant, Security

I just stumbled upon this opinion column in Smashing Magazine, which claims that Web Designers should not use ad blockers. Along with a bunch of lousy arguments, the author fails to account for my two biggest reasons for using ad blocking: Resource Consumption (time and bandwidth) - it makes the web faster Ads Mostly Suck […]

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 00:02 | Comments Off on Ad Blockers: Making the Internet Better
Categories: News, Rant, Web Development

I was just reading LifeHacker and ran into an old article they linked on "How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords" by John P. It got me thinking that it's high time I write up some thoughts of mine on the topic. Website Passwords If a website ever sends you an email with your password in […]

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 at 04:20 | Comments Off on Passwords: How Websites Do it Wrong, Triaging Services and Memorizing
Categories: News, Security, Tutorials