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In the Halloween mood

What better way to hone Illustrator skills than by following along with a tutorial and eating lots of candy? This one was fun. And lengthy. And double the time required for it because I had to follow through a second/related tutorial as well! Not complaining. Learning new stuff is good, […]

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Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update first actions

Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update Usually, I’ll let my computer update itself whenever it sees fit. Today I could wait no longer. I had to install and apply Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update. From start to finish, it took about 2.5 hours and download and install, but for the sake […]

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Bad Rabbit poses as Adobe Flash update

Why am I – a website developer – blogging about Bad Rabbit? Because I’m an old school AV researcher. It’s what I (still) do. (Sometimes.) When I’m bored. Because much of today’s malware relates directly to website development. Because Bad Rabbit masquerades as an Adobe Flash update and Adobe is […]

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Chrome 62 is here

I blogged about it last week, so a quick follow up… As expected, Chrome 62 marks additional HTTP pages as insecure. The good news is that all of the clients I’ve contacted so far have been receptive to adding an SSL certificate to their website. There is no bad news. Aside […]

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Adobe MAX 2017

Wish I could be at Adobe Max this year! I could be taking pictures! I’ll just have it set as a goal for next year. This year I watch the live stream on my desktop computer. To be honest I’m just happy to be at home and prepping my system with […]

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Vulnerability discovered in WPA2

A vulnerability discovered in the WPA2 protocol, dubbed KRACKs, was revealed to the general public yesterday by security researcher Mathy Vanhoef. A detailed description of the vulnerability and a proof-of-concept video may be found at his website (address noted at the end of this post). To exploit this vulnerability an […]

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Attending WordCamp Las Vegas, Day 1

Just returned from “WordCamp Las Vegas”. It’s a business conference aimed at people interested in all things WordPress. Many of the sites that I develop for clients use the WordPress platform, so it makes sense to attend. The speakers I saw were great! In two words: Knowledgeable and well-spoken. According […]

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It was fun while it lasted (an update)

A week or so ago a light that I had recently purchased broke. It wasn’t just any light bulb, it was a 600-LED light panel made by a company named Fovitec. Long story short, they sent a new one. Received it in roughly 3-4 days overall and am happy to […]

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