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Technology | Posted on 30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on MSE tags Chrome as malware | Tagged with , .

According to the Chrome blog, Microsoft Security Essentials has mistakenly identified Google Chrome as malware. Google’s browser is identified as Zbot. Microsoft has since released a signature update for MSE.

Technology | Posted on 23 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Net Neutrality Rules Finalized | Tagged with .

The Federal Communications Commission has finilized the net neutrality rules that will go into affect on Nov 20th. The net neutrality rules attempt to give consumers reasonable protections against filtering,

Technology | Posted on 22 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Microsoft Drops Comantra | Tagged with , .

According to PC Pro, Microsoft has dropped Comantra as a Gold Partner. The complaints alledge that Comantra cold-called Windows users and convinced them to provide credit card info to pay

Cars | Posted on 18 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on The X5 is up for sale | Tagged with , , .

The X5 is up for sale. The car is in excellent shape, but it is a bit too much car for our new driver.  The SUV is a 4.4i model

Technology | Posted on 18 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Windows 8 in a VM | Tagged with , .

I have been tinkering with Windows 8 in a VirtualBox VM for a couple of days now. It’s easy to see from the new grid interface that Windows 8 is

Technology | Posted on 9 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Remote Admin With A Linux Bastion Host | Tagged with , , .

A bastion host is a publicly accessible computer that has been hardened to protect the running services. A Linux-based bastion host is a good tool for allowing secure remote administration.

Technology | Posted on 7 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on DigiNotar Removed By Patch | Tagged with , .

Both Microsoft and Mozilla have released updates which removes the DigiNotar CA certificates from the their trusted pool. Google Chrome has been fixed also. No word yet for Safari. This

Technology | Posted on 7 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on GlobalSign Suspends Issuing Certs | Tagged with , .

In response to a post on on ComodoHacker’s Pastebin account, GlobalSign has temporarily ceased issuing SSL certificates. The hacker claims to have access to the company’s server as well as