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Protect yourself against the HEIST + BREACH vulnerability
The new  HEIST  vulnerability demonstrated at Black Hat this week makes it possible to use  BREACH  and/or  CRIME  vulnerabilities to decode HTTPS traffic (or HTTP/2) without the hacker having a man-in-the-middle position.  CRIME requires TLS compression (w...
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Roger Zelazny's book series has been credited as one of the main inspirations for 'Game of Thrones.'
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well, as far as TV goes Walking dead seemed to have a decently diverse cast in terms of age and allowed some of the female characters to have a nice share of the spotlight as heroes too. It was a bit soapy, but so were the parts of the comic series that I read.
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Breaking news: Edward Snowden to Speak at SecTor 2016
Former CIA, NSA, and DIA intelligence agent and famed whistleblower Edward Snowden will be giving a keynote via video link from Russia at SecTor 2016.  http://sector.ca/speakers/edward-snowden/ The keynote presentation  will start at 9am on Tuesday, October...
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Powershell tidbit of the week
Some of you are familiar with SSLLabs.com Of those who have used it, some of you probably have run into at least one of these limitations: It doesn't work for sites on your intranet. It doesn't work for sites with no DNS. It doesn't work with SNI sites (sit...
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The Cosmic Alignment is Coming! Find out how you can ensure the doom of humanity by backing our Kickfunder Campaign. It's all in good fun as Elliott reviews the Strange Remnants expansion to Eldritch Horror from Fantasy Flight Games. Note: It's not an actual funding campaign, just a horrifying board game review, so put those…
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Speeding up Windows 10
Windows 10 can feel a little sluggish if you have been using a fairly peppy system under Win 7 or 8.1 Here are a few things you can do to make it feel less sluggish. first click on the notifications icon in the taskbar Now click the "All Settings" button I ...
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I am of mixed race. On paper I’m half black and half white, but culturally I’m half Jamaican and half Dutch. This leads to lots of pot jokes. I’ve heard them all. Growing up mixed race in Can…
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Breaking news: Edward Snowden to Speak at SecTor 2016
Former CIA, NSA, and DIA intelligence agent and famed whistleblower Edward Snowden will be giving a keynote at SecTor 2016.  http://sector.ca/speakers/edward-snowden/ The keynote presentation  will start at 9am on Tuesday, October 18 in the SecTor Keynote H...
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Gamewrite's Forbidden Island is much more challenging for 2 playres thanbfor 4, but the combo of Pilot and Engineer seems to make it a bit easier.
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A Jack of all trades in the computer industry.
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  • Town of Whitby
    Sr. Network Analyst, 2011 - present
  • Town of Whitby
    Network Analyst, 2002 - 2011
  • Compton Communications
    Network Administratoror, 1999 - 2002
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I have a bunch of letters that I can put after my name that can be used to confuse or intimidate, but I don't think they REALLY say much, just that I like reading tech stuff.
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    History, 1995 - 1999
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Oshawa residents fight neighbourhood soup kitchen
www.durhamregion.com

St. Vincent’s hoping to move to former Midas property on Simcoe Street South

Durham Hackerspace - Google Groups
groups.google.com

Durham Hackerspace. Durham Hackerspace is a hackerspace/makerspace in Durham Region, Ontario, Canada. This is a place to discuss all things

Real Beauty Sketches - Dove
realbeautysketches.dove.ca

How women see themselves and how the world sees them. View all Real Beauty Sketches at http://bit.ly/sketchesdove #wearebeautiful

Strobist
strobist.blogspot.com

The world's most popular free resource for learning how to use off-camera flash.

Movember Canada
ca.movember.com

Movember, the month formerly known as November, is a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and aw

xkcd: 1 to 10
xkcd.com

Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/953/. Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/1_to_10.png. Search co

Learn to Program: The Fundamentals
www.coursera.org

A computer program is a set of instructions for a computer to follow, just as a recipe is a set of instructions for a chef. Laptops, kitchen

Infosec Island
www.infosecisland.com

Infosec Island - Professional Network for Information Security Community - Free Tools

vlogbrothers's Channel - YouTube
www.youtube.com

Raising nerdy to the power of awesome.

Welcome to the home of Wic-Can Fest and Harvestfest
www.wiccanfest.com

Welcome to the home of Wic-Can Fest and Harvestfest. Please choose the festival site you wish to visit by clicking on the appropriate link b

Paper Padlock Shim
www.youtube.com

Many of you have likely seen descriptions or accounts of using tools called shims to open padlocks. There are numerous articles and videos f

Smart WiFi Toggler for Android Learns Where Your Networks Are, Toggles W...
lifehacker.com

Android: Smart WiFi Toggler is a free utility that automatically learns where your preferred wireless networks are located, and when you app

User Awareness
www.youtube.com

At Black Hat Europe 2012, we asked the experts for their views on the importance of user awareness training and what the common issues are w

CLOCA Conservation Areas
market.android.com

CLOCA Conservation Areas is an Android Application developed by the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority. This app provides direction

Wil Wheaton On The Gaming Monkey On His Back
www.youtube.com

This is a short of Wil Wheaton describing the gaming monkey that is found on his back. Taken from his intro to the Gencon 2010 opening speec

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