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Communications | Posted 24 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Encrypted IM Using Pidgin | 1,847 views
Pidgin Screenshot

Public instant messaging platforms such Google Talk, AOL Instant Messenger or Windows Live Messenger offers instant messaging services that are highly attractive to individuals and organizations. The provider has already paid the infrastructure costs for the servers and networks …

Communications | Posted 23 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Is Internet Explorer Safe? | 1,091 views
Internet Explorer Panel

After find out that Internet Explorer 6 was one of the key vectors in the Google hack attack, both Germany and France have warned its citizens against using Internet Explorer. Several technology columnists have also repeated the warning. The folks …

Communications | Posted 17 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Cell Session Mixup Crosses Connections | 1,189 views
AT&T Filler Panel

It all started with a few people logging into Facebook. The messages from strangers were unusual, but not too worrisome. That was until they realized that they were logged into someone elses account. According to a Washington Times article, …

In Other News | Posted 1 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on When The TSA Is At Your Door… | 16,938 views
Department of Homeland Security

In response to the attempted Christmas day attack, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), a division of the Department of Homeland Security, published a secret directive of new airline procedures. The directive did not stay secret for long, and was published …