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running windows as a non-admin

When you read that even Macs can now expect to get infected with virii, and that 10 to 20 minutes of unprotected hexing on the internet is all it takes to get infected with all sorts of digital nasties, you know that you should take your personal computing security seriously. So I came across an […]

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IE as a platform for html apps

I came across HTA (HTML Applications) a while ago and I have to say it’s kinda neat. In a way it’s not a big deal, but I didn’t know you could do this, and it really empowers you to write neat little apps fast by using JScript or VBScript and HTML, which is basic knowledge […]

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windows xp automatic annoyer

Sometimes I feel there should be a way to punish your OS. Smack it and make it feel pain so it knows it has just done a bad thing and shouldn’t ever do it again. Like when it constantly keeps nagging about the fact you still have to reboot your PC after installing a number […]

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not that secure after all

It’s been an interesting week for IT security. Next to the, almost usual, patches Microsoft advises it’s users to install asap, a nasty domain name spoofing problem emerged in the open source browser Firefox. Even software like F-Secure that should be protecting your systemsfrom getting infected has been proven to have some serious issues of […]

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snippets

Interesting read on how Microsoft’s FUD campaign against Open Source Software is failing, and this is what I would like to see more with software used by governments.