Monthly Archives: October 2006

Bandwidth thief

Just in case you are easily amused, here’s the latest roundup of bandwidth theives. The standard mischief in this case is to swap the picture on your server, renaming the original and changing your links to point to the new … Continue reading

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Do not mess with the TSA’s “security theater”

Yesterday’s blog entry covered a webpage that allows anyone to create a boarding pass good enough to get past the initial TSA screening. It was created by Christopher Soghoian as an example of how the TSA at the airport is … Continue reading

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Spoof yourself a boarding pass!

Yup, seems Chris Soghoian has made something that lets anyone generate a fake boarding pass, a pass that should allow you access through the secure area and right up to the gate. (Update: looks like Chris has a blog too) … Continue reading

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Huge security flaw in the new RFID spychip credit cards

Is anyone really surprised? My main complaint about these cards is that they are promiscuous (meaning they ?sound off? to any reader within range) and they are silent (meaning, they do not inform the owner with a beep or something … Continue reading

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Non-executive non-order

I was talking with my friend the other day, and the conversation went around to his place of work, a gun store, and specifically a small sign I had noticed. The sign said something like ?no cellphones allowed?. I, like … Continue reading

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