How-NOT-To: The eThekwini eServices Website Leak.

It sure has been an interesting week for website security with a considerable number of high profile website leaks.

When it comes to the eThekwini eServices ‘leak’ I use the word ‘leak’ as a generalisation, in my option, this was not a classical ‘leak’. The blaring obvious security vulnerabilities of this site were not the usual weak point in an all round well-structured system that a person with malicious intent hammered till it broke. This site was a wide open faucet with an invite to drink as much as you wished. I hope my analogy comes across and helps intensify how frightening it is that this went live.

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Windows Hello with Kinect v2

When Windows Hello was first demoed the first thing that sparked in my mind was “I wonder when I can do this with my Kinect v2 sensor”, I subsequently waited and waited but it appeared as if it was never going to happen. Well it finally has happened… sort of  😀

The entire process is less than 5 min so it is well worth trying.

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10 second Windows 10 tip, Win+E

I installed Windows 10 on Monday and I was left rather distressed when I discovered that one of my favourite shortcut keys Win+E behaviour had changed. Rather than presenting me with My Computer (now known as This PC) I was navigated to this oddity.

Oddity
After some fumbling about I found my fix! 😀

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