I am currently playing about with objective-c and came across the need to base 64 encode some text. The following is what I came up with however it can obviously do with some improving (note to self must plan code properly before jumping in).
On the 20th of April Sony found that they had a security breach within their services. 7 days later they closed the PSN network and the Quriocity service and announced that 75 million customer details have been stolen. Continue reading “When A Company Should Man Up”
Over the last 20 – 30 years the Music industry and computing industry have been dominated by a small metallic and plastic disc. This disc of course is a CD.
In late 70’s and early 80’s Sony developed and demonstrated this remarkable product to the world paving the way for music to be stored at a great quality for a cheap price. Unlike earlier methods for distributing music (such as the LP and tapes) this method was very strong. Continue reading “End Of An Era”
THIS WAS WRITTEN A FEW YEARS AGO AND WILL BE REWRITTEN SHORTLY
Since the dot-com bubble burst in the early 2000’s the value and profile of domain names has again been on the increase. Apart from recent financial turmoil caused by the world recession the average value of domain names has increased dramatically and shows no sign of stopping.
Due to the higher profile of domain names and the value that this brought it has unfortunately resulted in a rather unsavoury side effect. The number of stolen and hijacked domain names has increased dramatically over the last few years.
Now many of you may be forgiven for wondering how a virtual item can be stolen or hijacked. Domains, as we know, are not tangible items and are more virtual items. Over the course of this article, I hope to make you aware of ways that can be used to steal your domain name. Only by knowing how domain names can be can we actually protect against it. Continue reading “Securing Your Domain Name”