Monthly Archives: November 2008

Ultimate Windows Tweaker..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall Leave a comment

Whenever I installed Windows onto a computer, the first thing I would install was TweakUI. I wasn’t too fussed about the other items in the original Windows 95 Powertoys collection other than ‘Send to any folder’, but I hated the shortcut arrows with a passion, and I still do. The Windows Powertoys, for those who… Continue reading Ultimate Windows Tweaker..

Wi-Fi Security – Queen to WPA.. Checkmate..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

In the beginning, nobody really cared Then we heard that wireless Internet and networks could be intercepted So we all set up WEP encryption Last year, WEP Wi-Fi encryption was cracked in under a minute So we all moved to WPA encryption This year, WPA Wi-Fi encryption has been cracked. It takes between 12 and… Continue reading Wi-Fi Security – Queen to WPA.. Checkmate..

Piracy – the beginning of the end?

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This is just the start. Maybe if enough civilized countries do this, there will be enough bandwidth left to be able to set up RSS news feeds and Internet radio station listening again.. “French pirates face net cut-off Sarkozy: “A decisive moment for the future of a civilized Internet” French plans to throw persistent pirates… Continue reading Piracy – the beginning of the end?