Archive for September, 2005

Video Store Security

Monday, September 12th, 2005

A couple of years ago some video stores around began to secure their membership cards from misuse. The security measure consists of a PIN the user has to type into a keypad. At least the operators thought it is a security measure. I, for one, don’t believe that anymore since the day I forgot my […]

The Seven Deadly Sins

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

OK. The gag is not from me but from the Heise forum. Still, here is the 2005 list of the seven deadly sins: Windows Vista Starter Edition Windows Vista Home Basic Edition Windows Vista Home Premium Edition Windows Vista Professional Edition Windows Vista Small Business Edition Windows Vista Enterprise Edition Windows Vista Ultimate Edition snicker

Bourne Again Believer

Saturday, September 3rd, 2005

Today I wore my bash T-shirt when I ran into some of these US-american sectarians. One of them looked pretty confused as he saw the shirt. Normally, people just look and wonder what the stuff on it might possibly mean. But what has somebody with a religious background, solid English skills and without Linux experience […]

Me and Bruce

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

How cool is that? I’m listed in sv’s blogroll together with Bruce Schneier, the author of “Applied Cryptography”, a couple of other security related books and the blowfish algorithm. I feel really comfortable in such a famous neighbourhood. :-)