Category Archives: Security

Προσπάθεια Υποκλοπής Στοιχείων: Εθνική Τράπεζα

Αν πάρετε ένα μήνυμα σήμερα ή τις επόμενες ημέρες που αναφέρει “προβλήματα με το λογαριασμό σας στην Εθνική Τράπεζα της Ελλάδος”, μην ακολουθήσετε το σύνδεσμο που έχει μέσα. Τουλάχιστον όχι χωρίς να επιβεβαιώσετε ότι ο σύνδεσμος δείχνει προς τη σελίδα … Continue reading

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Spawning Fetchmail with a Minimal Environment

I often ran fetchmail in the background, in “daemon mode”, to keep fetching my email from multiple accounts and piping it all through the Sendmail instance running as the local MTA of my laptop. But I don’t always remember to … Continue reading

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Reading: Schneier, Bruce. “The Psychology of Security”

Bruce Schneier has written an excellent essay, with a quite impressive bibliography appendix, bringing together interesting research from two fields: human psychology and security.

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Software Piracy and What the BSA Wants You To Believe

The online version of Financial Kathimerini includes on May 23 2006 an article that is roughly translated to English below: Greece first in software piracy in EU, with a percentage of 64% in 2005

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Do You Windows?

It’s interesting how many posts on Bruce Schneier’s blog can be applied to the sorry state Microsoft Windows has been since day zero.

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