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    Google Drive killer coming from MIT Startup

    For Windows and Mac OS X… why wasn’t this made 5 years ago?

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    Windows passwords easily bypassed over Firewire

    All of the sudden we’re starting to see more and more attacks take advantage of what’s stored on your computer’s RAM — the latest, from New Zealand’s Adam Boileau, allows an attacker to unlock Windows passwords in a just a few seconds using a Linux machine connected over Firewire.

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    100+ Essential Resources for Web Developers

    We
    ’ve put together a list of over 100 resources to help make your life as a developer easier; where to find snippets of code, sites that automate processes, cheat sheets, lessons, useful tools and a couple of silly videos to give your brain a break if you make it through to the end.

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    How to Optimize A Fresh Ubuntu Installation

    Making the leap to Linux? Trick out your freshly installed desktop OS with the free software programs listed in our guide. In a few steps, you’ll have a machine worth leaving Windows or Mac OS X behind for.

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    Untangle

    The Open Source Network Gateway The best open source projects, integrated and made easier for spam blocking, web filtering, remote access and more Commercial-grade open source alternative to SonicWALL and WatchGuard 14 integrated apps – use one or all of them – Runs on off-the-shelf hardware.

    http://www.untangle.com/


    6 Adobe AIR Apps Worth a Look

    Adobe’s AIR platform allows developers to create web applications that run on your desktop without the need of a web browser. Now that AIR has dropped the beta tag (see our previous coverage), it’s time to look at some of the AIR apps you can use today.

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    Cold Boot Attacks on Windows Vista BitLocker Encryption Keys

    Contrary to popular assumption, DRAMs used in most modern computers retain their contents for seconds to minutes after power is lost, even at operating temperatures and even if removed from a motherboard. Although DRAMs become less reliable when they are not refreshed, they are not immediately erased, and their contents persist.

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    Use a Bluetooth Phone to Lock/Unlock Ubuntu

    An intrepid user at the Ubuntu Forums has detailed the installation and setup of BlueProximity, a free Linux app that turns a Bluetooth phone into a proximity-based security device for your computer. Yes, that’s exactly how it sounds: Your laptop locks itself down when you step a certain distance away, and opens again once you’re in range.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=702372


    Is This the PDF Killer? Scribd Launches iPaper.

    iPaper is a lightweight alternative to Adobe Reader that streams documents in your web browser similar to YouTube videos. It’s fast, free, and won’t crash your browser. iPaper also lets you put ads in documents for the first time ever.

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    Verizon to offer unlimited voice, data, messaging packages

    We’ve gotten a flood of tips in that the notoriously miserly Verizon is lining things up to offer an unlimited calling plans. Starting Tuesday the 19th (of this month) should see the following plans sprout up:

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