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Classic security foible at a local Subway sandwich shop

Classic security foible at a local Subway sandwich shop

Friday, October 30th, 2009

As I stood there at the cash register (a PC running POS software), I noticed an upturned napkin with some writing on it. I couldn’t believe that someone (probably the manager) had written down not only the username and password (clearly marked with labels USERNAME and PASSWORD) but also the site those credentials were used […]

Crappy data validation strikes again

Crappy data validation strikes again

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

A few months ago I had a little rant about validation, and how developers had to be more thoughtful and less presumptuous. Lately I’ve had another data validation issue crop up that is even more annoying. My credit card expired recently and as usual the bank sent a new card out. I thought it was […]

Dumb stuff I've seen lately

Dumb stuff I’ve seen lately

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

I was going through the pictures on my phone’s storage card and came across this picture of a simply horrible ad. My hunch, which I’ve talked about before (here, and here), is that they purposely picked this ridiculous picture to capture my attention (which it did). The problem with this ad is, if I wasn’t […]

The oddest body mod I've seen... ever

The oddest body mod I’ve seen… ever

Monday, July 6th, 2009

Ok, I’ve got what some consider to be a body mod. I’ve got two RFID implants. In fact, my very first interview about my first implant was with BMEZine. But for me, this “mod” is purely functional. They don’t actually show (unless I want them to). Now these bagelheads over in Japan though, they take […]

PI day

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

PI day? Really?

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