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Network routers are just computers

Network routers are neither appliances nor magic; they’re computers and computers require ongoing maintenance and security patching. But who’s job is that?

KMail account trouble

I’ve always wanted to use KMail. However, I always run into problems trying to use it. Unfortunately, this time was no different than my past experiences.

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Software downloads now contain unique tracking identifiers

Update (): I didn’t discuss the security implications of this when I wrote this article. It turns out that people have found ways to append entire executable Java programs on Windows in this way. As far as Windows was concerned, it wouldn’t see any problems with executing the entirely wrong and unsigned program as long as the main portion of the program file was signed. Ouch.