Latest from my blog
Norway’s BankID undermines anti-phishing best practices
An easily-spoofed iframe embedded onto every random online merchant’s websites is not a safe place to enter my bank password! Is it really BankID‽
I’ve joined Vivaldi Technologies
Back in November, I began my new job as a Quality Assurance (QA) Tester at Vivaldi Technologies. Vivaldi is the productivity super-app of web browsers.
Sync issues finally drove me away from the Joplin note-taking app
Joplin for Android stopped supporting local file syncing and Syncthing. I tried cloud-storage alternatives, but the other sync methods are slow and unreliable.
Don’t record your social life on an append-only social network
The tech behind peer-to-peer (P2P) social networks such as Secure Scuttlebutt enforces permanency. Absolute permanency isn’t what you want in a social network.
First look at Microsoft PC Manager and its conflicting interests
Microsoft’s new PC cleaner app puts the company’s interests in front of its customers’. At least it doesn’t over-promise and under-deliver like its competitors.
The frustrating RouterOS–WireGuard VPN peering bug
A bug in RouterOS’ webconfig interface caused me to waste hours troubleshooting what I initially believed was a mistake in my WireGuard VPN configuration.