MBCS

I recently applied for professional membership of the British Computer Society. I was accepted and now can use MBCS after my name :D Among other things I get their publication (IT OW) sent to me – Im reading through my first copy now!

MSc Thesis

Ive completed my MSc Thesis! I was awarded a grade A (81%) and an MSc with distinction :D The abstract from my thesis is below: SQL injection vulnerabilities remain one of the top ten most critical web-application security risks. SQL injection itself is a well understood subject. There are many Read more…

ECHELON aka PRISM

This (while not mentioning any specific technical details) is a great read http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/18/magazine/laura-poitras-snowden.html It reminds me of reading old phrack.org articles and things in textfiles.com/conspiracy except that now everyone else knows its real. pass the tinfoil hat.

Osx mountain lion

The interwebs are all a-tweet with the news of osx mountain lion. it will bring with it a few things that I had pointed out for osx lion, most notable are airplay mirroring for your desktop, notes from the ipad, reminders from the ipad, imessage and notification center :D there Read more…