File transfer. Web browsing. Dropbox. Apple Bans Researcher For Disclosing iOS Bug. Dr.
Charlie Miller, the best known and most prolific outside Apple security researcher, is no longer welcome to write iOS programs. Apple has expelled researcher Dr. Charlie Miller from the iOS developer program. Think sandboxing will stop malware? Here's why you're wrong, Apple. At the end of last week, Apple noted that it was moving towards requiring sandboxing for all apps distributed on the Mac App Store.
(Sandboxing? We'll explain.) With Windows 8, Metro apps also requiring sandboxing, it looks like industry players seem to think this will in some way control the malware menace. They're wrong. Tunneling Firefox traffic over SSH. Introduction hi Often I tunnel my web traffic through a SSH connection to a remote machine to have my HTTP and HTTPs connections originate from it.
I do this for many reasons, the most common being that I don't trust the network I'm on so I don't want to send my unencrypted HTTP traffic through it or that there is a firewall that prevents me from getting from my laptop to a given server. For example, I can only get to most of the internal Google web servers from an IP address inside Google's network. SSH port forwarding. By branko posted on February 16th, 2010 In one of my previous post I made a tutorial how to bypass corporate firewalls and gain access into your office computer.
It work well if you are at your home and you need ssh access (or any other service) to your office computer. However if the situation is reversed, and you need to access some outside service which your firewall is blocking then you would use this little tutorial with explanations. A short history of btrfs. July 22, 2009 This article was contributed by Valerie Aurora (formerly Henson) You probably have heard of the cool new kid on the file system block, btrfs (pronounced "butter-eff-ess") - after all, Linus Torvalds is using it as his root file system on one of his laptops.
But you might not know much about it beyond a few high-level keywords - copy-on-write, checksums, writable snapshots - and a few sensational rumors and stories - the Phoronix benchmarks, btrfs is a ZFS ripoff, btrfs is a secret plan for Oracle domination of Linux, etc. When it comes to file systems, it's hard to tell truth from rumor from vile slander: the code is so complex, the personalities are so exaggerated, and the users are so angry when they lose their data.
Linux Equivalents to Windows Software. There are many articles written about the reasons why users may wish to convert to Linux.
Frequently cited reasons include the favorable licensing terms, the freely distributable software (with source code), support from the Linux community, improved security, open file formats, the fact that Linux can run on a wide variety of platforms, etc. However, unless a desktop user is provided with real alternatives to the existing software he or she currently uses, migration to a different operating system is going to be very difficult. 7 Free Mind Mapping Softwares.