Sometimes the puns don't come easy, you know.
- The interesting implication of captcha
on routers isn't that most people's security habits are poor. It's
that, as everything in the home gets smarter, vulnerabilities multiply
in odd places. I had no idea that some malware was using a browser
exploit to inject bad DNS entries into home routers, but I'm really kind
of impressed by it.
- Matt Taibbi meditates on aging
- Is new media an
elite forum? And is it best used simply to bootstrap narratives into
the traditional media?
- The Griefer
Future, continued: Russian hackers have pioneered ransomware,
which holds your computer hostange until you pay a ransom via SMS
- The Gecko
netbook runs on 8 rechargeable AA batteries. Is this the solution to
my laptop battery complaints? Surely there are hidden pitfalls to
something like this--it seems too good to be true.
- I'm two years late on Ikea Hacker. Which is too
bad, since its advice applies to pretty much all our furniture.
- The Center for Global Development has a post about using mobile
phones to monitor