The Daily Six Pack: February 11, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Hacking Bell Here’s how Bell was hacked – SQL injection blow-by-blow, Troy Hunt Other If you had to start over, what technologies would you learn in 2014?, Scott Hanselman Jump to SQL with IntelliTrace, Tim Varcak Explore the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 in MSDN Magazine,

Scumbag Scammers – My Conversation With The Devil In Disguise

Scumbag Scammers - I have always maintained that the easiest way to hack someone, obtain access to their PC or to get someone's password is to simply ask them for it. There is a worrying trend in the world where more and more people's private information is being compromised by

The Daily Six Pack: October 30, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Buffer Hacked Buffer confirms hackers stole users’ Twitter and Facebook tokens, but billing information unaffected, Kaylene Hong Other Different ways of getting Path, Abhishek Sur My Responsibilities as a Social Media Strategist, Ahna Hendrix 5 Claims About SQL, Explained, Alex Bolenok How to Get the IP

The Daily Six Pack: September 9, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: LightSwitch Using ActiveReports Using ActiveReports with LightSwitch Application, C1_Deepankar Other The FBI Is Now at War with Syrian Hackers, Rebecca Greenfield BlackBerry Messenger iOS App Being Reviewed By Apple For Past 2 Weeks, Ken Yeung Upgrading Windows Phone 7.1 Apps to Windows Phone 8, Michael

The Daily Six Pack: August 29, 2013

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: LogicNP Software Protect, License and Log your code with Crypto Obfuscator, CryptoLicensing and Crypto Logger, LogicNP Software Other 25 People Who Will Be 'The Next Steve Jobs', Suzanne LaBarre Four Out of Five Malware Menaces Choose Android, John Paczkowski Microsoft releases Windows 8.1 to manufacturers ahead of

Facebook Privacy – Securing Your Online Content

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Facebook Privacy - This is a topic of thousands of blogs posts. It is something we have been warned about time and time again. Almost weekly we hear about social media accounts being compromised. In all honesty, how bad can it really get? Is that what you are thinking? Who would

The Daily Six Pack: May 17, 2013

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IntelliTrace is a new feature introduced by Microsoft in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate (Yes believe it or not, not everyone is using Visual Studio 2012 yet). It was previously known as Historical Debugger. IntelliTrace is a tool that helps developers track down bugs that might not be reproducible in their managed

The Daily Six Pack: May 16, 2013

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Kunal Chowdhury shares a tip he learned while looking for a solution to his Microsoft Surface RT device not switching on. Even though the device was fully charged, he was unable to turn on the device. See his post for more info. If you want to learn more about Microsoft Surface, have

The Daily Six Pack: May 13, 2013

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China fired back at the United States saying that it was “the real hacking empire”. This after a report from the Pentagon which said that Beijing was directly responsible for cyber attacks on the U.S. (Enter secret spy thriller music here). For those of you who are interested in learning Objective-C,