Smart Phone Pictures Pose Privacy Risk - Let's Clarify Things!

WARNING! People can stalk your children and family by looking at your online photos. If you saw the video below, that has been circulating around the web, then you may think the above statements are true. Well, there is some truth to it, but most of it is inaccurate and just down right ridiculous. 

I love watching TV news. It updates me on current events, but more importantly, it gives me a good laugh. I'm amazed by how inaccurate things are reported by TV news companies. I often find myself laughing more while watching prime time news, than I do, when watching an episode of Modern Family, simply because of how ridiculously bad it is. 


How to Fix Drupal /tmp Temporary files directory Not Fully Protected - SOLVED

For those of you upgrading to the latest version of Drupal 6.29. You may run into an issue with the security settings for the Temporary files directory. You probably already went to http://drupal.org/SA-CORE-2013-003 and followed the directions but you are still seeing this error:

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Drupal 7 and Godaddy Shared hosting with PDO Extension Support

Some of you may be upgrading or installing Drupal 7 on your shared hosting provider in the near future. I wanted to save you all the headache of dealing with hosting company's level 1 support desk reps.  Read more »



Great Article on Passwords and the Requirements by Different Sites

I came across this great article on passwords and I thought I would share with you all.

"The password creation process on different websites can be a bit like visiting foreign countries with unfamiliar social customs. This one requires eight characters; that one lets you have up to 64. This one allows letters and numbers only; that one allows hyphens. This one allows underscores; that one allows @#$&%, but not ^*()[]!—and heaven forbid you try to put a period in there. Sometimes passwords must have a number and at least one capital letter, but no, don’t start the password with the number—what do you think this is, Lord of the Flies?" - Read more »



Free Education For All!

Recently there have been more and more of these online free education websites popping up. I love the idea, because it's great that anyone in the world has access to free education now. Granted, they will need a computer and internet connection, but  that is slowly becoming available even in developing countries. Five years ago you would have never thought you could take a free online course in cryptography from Stanford! Read more »



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