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Crashing Safari: beware of shortened URLs

Australia’s Stay Smart Online has issued an alert warning of how a Social media prank crashes Apple Safari. The browser freeze is caused by a snippet of looping JavaScript that keeps calling the… 186 more words

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David Harley reblogged this on Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes and commented:

Already posted to Mac Virus, because of the particularly severe effect on Safari. However, the warning about shortened URLs is true of any system. David Harley

Crashing Safari: beware of shortened URLs

Australia’s Stay Smart Online has issued an alert warning of how a Social media prank crashes Apple Safari. The browser freeze is caused by a snippet of looping JavaScript that keeps calling the… 186 more words

David Harley

DDoS and the Luck of the Irish…

…which seems to have taken a hit recently. In fact, several hits, at any rate in terms of DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks.

The Irish Independent reports Multiple government websites down as servers under ‘DDoS attack’. 1,424 more words

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Bypassing Gatekeeper (again)

Yes, Patrick Wardle of Synack has done it again.

Apple’s fix for the exploit reported by Ars Technica back in September and enabling him to bypass Gatekeeper was to blacklist the files he reported to them privately. 83 more words

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The Nightmare Before Xmas

Or ‘Make mine a snowball’. Something a little different for Sabrinaflu, though some of my Facebook friends will have heard it before. Compliments of the season to all our readers. 378 more words

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The Carpenter's Son [instrumental version]

Copyright David Harley, 1976. All rights reserved.

This is an instrumental version of my setting from a poem from ‘A Shropshire Lad’. The song was originally intended to be sung unaccompanied, but it somehow developed a guitar accompaniment with a slight Middle Eastern feel, and the first section is very much based on that. 98 more words

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