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November 10, 2014 by Fanship

Verifying your GNU/Linux installation downloads

Over the years I have not really paid much attention to verifying downloads for the GNU/Linux installation discs when I download them. I used to just download the ISO files, burn them, and sometimes I would use the self-verifying media check that Red Hat does at the very beginning of the installation process.

November 8, 2011 by

JavaScript decoder for MP3 - No Flash!

The other day I linked to code that Mozilla is hoping to bake into the Firefox browser to natively handle PDF documents, today let's look at an example of JavaScript code that will decode MP3 files.

June 19, 2011

Firefox 4 downloads way ahead of IE9

Firefox 4 downloads continue to outpace IE9 downloads, despite the fact that Microsoft has started pushing the new browser via Windows Update.

May 10, 2011

Apple adds malware blocker in Snow Leopard

Apple has quietly added a new Snow Leopard feature to scan software downloads for malware, a no-brainer move that coincides with a noticeable spike in malicious files embedded in pirated copies of Mac-specific software.

August 25, 2009 by

OpenSource success: Firefox approaching 1 billion downloads

Firefox must qualify as the most successful open-source development project, not because it is nearing 1 billion downloads this weekend, but because the numbers of people it has affected.And there is a thriving community of Firefox add on developers that help add lots of value to the browser.

July 30, 2009 by

Official Microsoft Facebook app for WM provides video uploads

Facebook seems to be getting more and more popular as "regular" people start to embrace and use it. I know in my group of family and friends I am seeing adoption of Facebook by my church, soccer parents, family members, and more at a rate I haven't seen before. There are several mobile clients out there for various platforms and for Windows Mobile I have been using FriendMobilizer on my Treo Pro. Microsoft just release their official Facebook application that can be downloaded now for free from www.windowsmobile.com/facebook or directly from your mobile browser at mobile.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/en-us/downloads/facebook.mspx.

May 7, 2009 by

Hackers exploiting (unpatched) IE 7 flaw to launch drive-by attacks

Malicious hackers are exploiting a zero-day flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser to launch a new wave of drive-by downloads, according to a warning from security researchers.The Web attacks, first reported by Bob McMillan, takes aim at users running IE 7 on Windows XP SP2 and includes the use of a Trojan downloader that commandeers Windows machines for nefarious purposes.

December 9, 2008 by

Google Chrome vulnerable to data theft flaw

Google has seeded a new version of its Chrome browser to developers with fixes for a pair of security issues that could expose users to data theft.The issue, rated as a "moderate" risk could allow hackers to use HTML files to steal arbitrary files from a victim's machine.

November 12, 2008 by

IT Dojo: Control users' temporary Internet files and browser history

In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you a simple monitoring solution that uses Windows Server 2003 Group Policy.Before watching the video, you should realize this tip isn't right for every situation. This method uses Windows XP and Internet Explorer's local browsing history. To view the history files, you must physically visit each machine, remotely access the machine, or copy the files to a network location with a script. Furthermore, a sophisticated end-user could easily navigate to and delete the browser history. This monitoring technique is best suited when monitoring a small number of users, or better yet, a single, problem user.

July 7, 2008 by

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