Category Archives: computers

Mozilla Only

This is sort of a last straw for me. I’ve been watching this build up over the past few years and decided it was time to just ditch anything based on Google’s Chrome browser engine, called Blink (WebKit on Mac). … Continue reading

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DNC Leaks and Computer Forensics

For those of you curious about how we do computer forensic work, here’s a short video that explains how we know that the DNC email leaks during the presidential election were an inside job. I admit that I receive darn … Continue reading

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Update on Windows Snooping

If you happen to be interested in the subject, I ran across something fresh: NSA Collects MS Windows Error Information. The article discusses how the NSA is harvesting any bug report or telemetry sent from your Windows computer back to … Continue reading

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VA Policy: Access Denied Veterans Running Linux

Can I get some help from someone with more expertise? I can code HTML on the fly, but I don’t mess with scripting; I have no use for it. Yes, I know my blogs have scripting, but someone else handles … Continue reading

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Testing Mint 18.2

I’m not a professional reviewer; I know exactly what I want for myself and know generally what most clueless home users will tolerate. I have some vague ideas about what business users like. Mostly this is a matter of testing … Continue reading

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Neither Technology nor Magic

I think I managed to save my laptop. Folks, nobody has to tell me I’m not the greatest tech support guy ever. However, I’ve done it long enough to realize that if you have one kind of failure, you can … Continue reading

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Politics and Malware Attacks

As I expected, it turns out the DNC operatives did attempt to use malware attacks on their political opponents during the election. In this case it was a limited attack on some of the folks at 4chan and 8chan. That’s … Continue reading

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