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The Daily Six Pack: November 25, 2013

On 25 November, 2013 06:00:15, in The Daily Six Pack, by Dirk Strauss
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Scumbag Scammers – My Conversation With The Devil In Disguise

On 7 November, 2013 16:50:15, in How To, by Dirk Strauss

Scumbag Scammers – I have always maintained that the easiest way to hack someone, obtain access to their PC or to get someone’s password is to simply ask them for it. There is a worrying trend in the world where more and more people’s private information is being compromised by unscrupulous individuals. Large companies are being hacked regularly while people are having their identities stolen. And while all this is going on, you as an individual think that you are safe from all of this because you use two-step authentication, one-time pin’s, LastPass to manage your passwords and so on. Well think again.

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The Daily Six Pack: November 7, 2013

On 7 November, 2013 06:00:10, in The Daily Six Pack, by Dirk Strauss
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The Daily Six Pack: October 31, 2013

On 31 October, 2013 06:00:33, in The Daily Six Pack, by Dirk Strauss
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Crypto Obfuscator – Protect Your Code And Intellectual Property

On 5 September, 2013 07:00:23, in Reviewed, by Dirk Strauss

crypto obfuscator shieldCrypto Obfuscator – There are a few things that I consider rather important when developing an application for resale. Two of those are licensing and protecting your source code.

If you had to sell an application, would you be confident enough that the source could not be reverse engineered? There are free tools that can be downloaded that are very good at doing just that.

One of the ways to protect your code is through obfuscation. There are various tools that you can use. You can even use the community edition of Dotfuscator that comes with Visual Studio to protect your code. This however is basic obfuscation.

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Facebook Privacy – Securing Your Online Content

On 19 August, 2013 07:00:40, in Technology, by Dirk Strauss

facebook privacy securityFacebook Privacy – This is a topic of thousands of blogs posts. It is something we have been warned about time and time again. Almost weekly we hear about social media accounts being compromised.

In all honesty, how bad can it really get? Is that what you are thinking? Who would want to hack my online content? Well perhaps you should ask Mat Honan that question.

We need to be aware of an online culture, where (let’s call them) hackers will try to compromise your on-line accounts just for the challenge of doing so. For others, there is a more sinister agenda behind their motives. Just ask the South African Postbank.

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