Tag: SALT

Remove Flash from Windows 10

Flash is Bad Yep.  It’s a security risk, is being constantly “fixed”, but more importantly is being dropped in all good browsers very soon.  It’s already been dumped by the Chrome browser and with any decent website worth it’s salt moving off Flash to the HTML5 way of doing things there’s no reason to have…
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November 13, 2017 2

Google and GMail use LSO Super Cookies

LSO Super Cookies?  Well It was News to Me! I this article in “Windows Secrets” by Woody Leonhard, Eliminate Flash-spawned ‘zombie’ cookies, he describes how they are generated as un-deletable cookies by Flash applications, which compromises user privacy, in the sense that they do stuff to your hard disc and network without your permission! So…
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August 5, 2010 1

Pacific Webworks, Lawyers and Social Networking

Introduction The last thing we need is more scummy scammers and following on from Google’s legal action against Pacific Webworks (PWW) one would naively have thought that the “business” folk would be more circumspect.  (See previous article and comments, https://strangelyperfect.tv/5146/more-on-google-profits-and-pacific-webworks/ ) At the beginning of June, it appeared that the Google case against PWW had…
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June 30, 2010 20

WordPress Now at 3 Point Oh!

WordPress Upgraded Following the internal  prompts, I’ve now upgraded all my WordPress installations to version 3. Only one site didn’t want to ‘take’ using the upgrade button so I had to do it the old FTP upload method.  For all of them, after checking wp-config.php I’ve discovered that a whole new raft of security passwords…
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June 18, 2010 1

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