Monthly Archives: January 2010

Concurrency and false sharing

I have just read an article in The Code Project by Nicholas Butler on concurrency and the false sharing effect. The article is explained using C# and an array as a data structure but can really be applied to any … Continue reading

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Microsoft IE6 zero day exploit

In this article, it is revealed that Micrrosoft had been informed about the vulnerability that affected IE6 and lead to the penetration of Gorogle and Adrobe sometimes last november. Now, I am not a security expert, but I do not … Continue reading

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No data encryption for SMB/CIFS

CIFS is very used in big corporate Windows environments, although authentication (generally relying on AD/Kerberos) is good and flexible, there is no built-in support for data transport encryption in CIFS…. bad :(. One solution is to deploy two GPOs on … Continue reading

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Qt Slots & Signals – naming convention for generated connect

I am quite new to Qt and I have worked away with their slots & signals without too many problems until in one occasion on a new project, I was not able to get my signal connected to my slot… … Continue reading

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Facebook new default privacy policy

I was reading this on ReadWriteWeb and got quite a shock, Facebook was forcing user to expose all of their private data to the world ! I especially refer to this part: The question was referencing the changes Facebook underwent … Continue reading

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768 bit RSA

RSA 768 bit encryption was broken by academics. They spent about half a year on the whole process using a computing power that would easily be available to large organization or possibly a net of bots on infected computers. Not … Continue reading

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C & C++ Links

Some interesting things to read: Linux Kernel Coding Conventions Technical Report on C++ Performance

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