* Posts by Privatelyjeff

11 posts • joined 28 Mar 2016

Great, you've moved your website or app to HTTPS. How do you test it? Here's a tool to make local TLS certs painless


Re: Late to the party?

That’s what I’ve been using too. It’s fairly easy to use and you don’t have to renew stuff like you do with LE.

Netflix and spill: Web vid giant kills password masking in tests


If your Netflix password is the same as your email/bank password, then you deserve to be hacked.

Wi-Fi hack disables Mitsubishi Outlander's theft alarm – white hats


Re: Rinse, Repat

California has no law on that directly. Only if there are kids under 6 and no one over 12 in the car or if there is a local ordinance.

Bloke flogs $40 B&W printer on Craigslist, gets $12,000 legal bill


Re: Don't give up on Indiana

Some states allow you to claim unpaid judgements on your taxes, so you get your money and the other guy gets all his money taken by the state.

These big-name laptops are infested with security bugs – study


Re: It's the MS Signature Editions that are truely scary.

I try and open the installers in 7-Zip and extract the files I need and toss away everything else.

Got a Fitbit? Thought you were achieving your goals? Better read this


And my Apple Watch is always dead on.

First ATM malware is back and badder than ever


They should run on some *nix based OS that has only read only memory and all local records (if there has to be one) are saved to a data cassette that only runs in one direction so nothing can be read from it.

Suck on this: White hats replace Locky malware payload with dummy


Re: Shame that they didn't...

That's what I was thinking. Or find some way to get into the computer of the person that runs the network, steal what they needed to ID them, then steal their Bitcoins, then encrypt their system with a different type of encryption and destroy the key.

Uninstall QuickTime for Windows: Apple will not patch its security bugs


Probably being replaced

What's probably really happening is that apple is no longer supporting the current version, as a new one will be launched with the next iTunes major release.

Unpatched stealthy iOS MDM hack spells ruin for Apple tech enterprises


One option would a master root certificate signed by the organization, that would sign all other certificates and apps and would also prevent any other signing certificates from being used.

US govt says it has cracked killer's iPhone, legs it from Apple fight


Admin password

What I don't get is why there is no way on the iPhones for an administrator type password that can be set on these type of phones, that way the owner (if separate from the user) can configure or unlock it separate from the user.


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