Last Updated on November 23, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
GitHub will provide an alert if it finds vulnerabilities in your repository.
Last Updated on November 12, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
I have a Ruby on Rails site that I use as an online portfolio. GitHub released a warning that there were vulnerabilities in Rails and associated gems. I started incrementally upgrading Rails. However, when I tried to push the Rails 5.2 update to production, the site crashed. Here is how I recovered
Last Updated on October 4, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
Beware of Facebook games such as this Facebook maiden name game as they can possibly be a scam. This game could be harmless but it exposes information that could be used to compromise your accounts.
Last Updated on September 6, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
Even the cleanest homes and offices are a source of dirt and dust which can build up and end up damaging your desktop
Last Updated on January 27, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
There is a thread at webproworld.com about someone who was using a Yahoo email account as their primary email. Suddenly they found that the account was deleted. The problem was that the account contained their whole life. Apparently, they had not saved the emails.
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Last Updated on January 19, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla
Spectre is hitting servers especially hard. The software updates to protect the servers are causing performance issues. In other words, when a patch is applied to address the vulnerability, performance decreases perhaps 30 percent.
I received an email that appeared to be a response to a craigslist posting I made. The email said to open the Word document with the supplied password for the contact information. As soon as I saw that I pictured the goofy robot with it’s arms flailing saying “Danger Will Robinson. DANGER, DANGER”, or the weird fish guy saying “It’s a trap!!”. Here is how to identify these traps.