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Remote Work is here

Remote work is here. Developers have known for ages that all you need to work is a laptop and internet, now thanks to COVID everyone else does too. Michael | MMusangeya I’ve worked remotely for the better part of three years now, starting back in 2017 when I was doing …

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Hacking the Blockchain

I was having a chat with a friend of mine when the issue of how secure blockchain really was came up. Basically the question was: Is it possible to hack blockchain? Short answer: Yes.Long answer: Yes, but it’s complicated. While the concept itself is pretty resilient to hacking, blockchain, like …

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Grails’ false “proxy” problem

Background I haven’t used Grails in a while so I chose to use it for a small web application I needed to build yesterday. Mostly because I wanted to see what was new in version 3.2.4. I have a bit of a history with Grails, it’s now like a running …

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The fake ɢoogle.com

Hackers

My brush with ɢoogle.com So today I saw something really creepy. It freaked me out at first because I couldn’t make sense of it. In my analytic account, there was an entry for traffic from this involving the following URL. Secret.ɢoogle.com The only problem is, that URL goes not belong to …

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Ransomware

This article was originally hosted on one of my other sites(efocus.tech) which I had to put down for reasons. What is it? Ransomware is a type of software that hackers use that blocks access to a system until a sum of money is paid or set of demands is met, …

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EcoSpam

Today I’m vexed with Econet Wireless. For years now, Econet has been hell bent on spamming subscribers but now they have decided to engage in the fine art of trolling.

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