Beyond Proxies: Cheaply routing traffic to another country to avoid Geo Restrictions for ~$20/year

We haven’t used cable / satellite since 2006. Unfortunately, some online streaming services have restrictions, so when we visit them we must appear to be in a different location. Until now, we have been successfully using our existing server and VPN intrastructure (where this site his hosted for example), to additionally have a Squid proxy […]

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McAfee Webgateway on KVM

The McAfee Webgateway is officially supported on VMWare or on a McAfee Appliance.  In my test environment at home, i prefer to use libvirt running on a Debian system (qemu/kvm). When I first tried to install the webgateway, I got the error that this was not an appliance and the installer refused to go further. I […]

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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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