Personal SSL-wall-of-shame

January 22nd, 2009

I find it sad that many even quite popular online platforms still do not offer TLS/SSL encryption for the login process and beyond that to keep users passwords and data safe. In some cases the option to use encryption is available but not everybody is aware of that. So I compiled my personal collection of […]

My girlfriend got a shiny new EEE PC and an O2 Germany UMTS stick … which does not run out of the box. So here is short description how to get the Option iCON 225 3G-USB (UMTS) stick that you get from O2 Germany (but there are also other models!) running with the Xandros GNU/Linux […]

Small personal 25C3 wrap-up

January 4th, 2009

The 25th Chaos Communication Congress (25C3) that took place from the 27th to 30th December 2008 in Berlin was an excellent meeting – like all *C3s I participated so far. The topic “noting to hide” was a theme that was found in many talks about technology and society. Some of my personal highlights were Dan […]