Tag Archive for Security

Online Identities

Online Identities

So, I've been around on the Internet for quite awhile now, and over that time I've accumulated a lot of identities? Why you ask? Well people change over time really and I think some identities didn't suit me. I tended to explore aspects of my personality by making up a new identity and playing the role. Really it was sort of like Table Top Role Playing but online.

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Web of mistrust

Web of mistrust

You may have heard of the Web of Trust plugin for browsers. This product is marketed as a "Safe Browsing Tool", and supposedly improves the security of the web by allowing users to view the rating of a site before even clicking on it (as it places an icon next to all links), as well as other measures such as an icon next to the address bar, and a popup warning you if you try to visit a site that does not have a good rating.

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Blog fixes

Blog fixes

So over the past few days our accounts have been getting locked, this seems in part due to some botnet trying to brute force logins. We've added some mitigations to stop this and unlocked affected accounts. I also took the time to fix the Twitter feed and share buttons too!

Mata ne!