Security and privacy

Security and privacy issues continue to make the news. Here are some that I found interesting, significant or helpful, including: Various ideas and resources for managing passwords Alternatives to passwordsSecurity news Mobile security and resources Privacy What Google, governments, businesses and others know about you Some resources and measures to … Continue reading

Windows RIP XP Long live 8.1

Microsoft makes Windows free for select devices, announces universal Windows apps By Shawn Knight on April 2, 2014 http://www.techspot.com/news/56240-microsoft-makes-windows-free-for-select-devices-announces-universal-windows-apps.html Microsoft on Wednesday revealed plans to make Windows free for manufacturers to use on smartphones and tablets with screen sizes under nine inches. Furthermore, a future version of Windows for the … Continue reading

Found on the web 2013/10

Some items which you may find interesting or useful Some HOWTO’s and other hints mostly from PC World, some security and privacy alerts, software, some general news, Microsoft news, insight into censorship in China, explanation of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Encryption. Finally some light relief (this year’s IgNoble Prizes). … Continue reading