Airport Security hole

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/experts-warn-about-security-flaws-in-airline-boarding-passes/2012/10/23/ed408c80-1d3c-11e2-b647-bb1668e64058_story.html The last time we flew home, I got the “random selection” to be extra screened which was very annoying. It started when I went through the security theatre, the agent pointed out that I had a “DDD” printed on my boarding card, which means that I was subjected to additional security checks. This required […]

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Using google to track phishing attacks

I received a message from (not) my bank “Bank of America” about some recent account activity in (not) my account. The link leads here: http://nycompsonline.com/_vti_logs/_vti_logs/onlineest/onlineest/bankofamerica/onlinebankingsitekey/ which lead me to this search, which reveals all sites compromised by this toolkit: http://www.google.ca/search?q=%22Please+complete+all+of+the+information%22+%22(it+is+the+last+3+or+4+digits+AFTER+the+credit+card+number+in+the+signature+area+of+the+card+)%22&hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&hs=i43&filter=0

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Bubbly Water

While I was in Germany, I began to enjoy water with bubbles in it (“Soda Water”). In my previous trips to Europe, I hated the stuff, but this time it really grew on me. Before my course started, I was invited out with a really nice German family from Munich. In their house, they had […]

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GPS Logging

GPS Logging of my Germany trip is complete (enough). Version 1 is available at: http://www.muzik.ca/gpsdata/parse.php The XML files were logged by the Sunset GPS Tracker (mentioned previously) running on my Windows Mobile (yuck!…well actually it works quite well) and a Hollux GPSlim bluetooth receiver. While in Germany, I had the receiver on my person very […]

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