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Monday 24 April 2017
by Wulf
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The Line of Death

The Line of Death is a web design term, which refers to the areas of your browser which can be controlled by the owner of the server. Bits of the browser belong to your computer, like the buttons to close … Continue reading

Monday 9 January 2017
by Wulf
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268D3

286D3 is a sequence of characters that has been exercising my computer support skills tonight. My Mum had clicked on something, probably in Facebook, and was now faced with a scary sounding message and repeating voice instructing her to contact … Continue reading

Monday 21 March 2016
by Wulf
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AdBlocking

There was an interesting episode on Radio 4’s programme Analysis last night, exploring the phenomenon of software to block online adverts and what it might mean for the future of news. It is clear that it is becoming more prevalent … Continue reading

Wednesday 4 February 2015
by Wulf
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Ransomware

Apparently it is a myth that eskimos have a vast number of words for snow. Judging from my dictionary of slang there are certain, uh, things, for which English has an almost innumerable ways to allude to but, heading back … Continue reading

Friday 11 October 2013
by Wulf
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Deep Cleaning

It appears that I didn’t manage to purge all traces of infection on my website at my previous attempt. A visitor who had come via the Selfsufficientish forum kindly took the trouble to drop me a note that they had … Continue reading