Moving to a Data-Only Mobile Plan

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

Recently my former cell phone carrier – Public Mobile – proposed a fee increase of 25% (Feb. 15th, 2018) before retracting their proposal the next day in response to over ~1,600 CCTS complaints filed within a day-and-a-half. Their announcement includes the following statement: “While all good things must come to an end at some point […]

ScriptSafe: what’s coming to Chrome syncing

Monday, December 4, 2017 @ 11:15 pm

In the past few days I’ve released ScriptSafe for Firefox¬†and pushed out updates for Chrome and Opera. There were some new features, but what’s notable is the work behind syncing which I will detail in this post.

Setting up the XiaoMi XiaoFang Security Camera

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 8:54 am

The XiaoMi XiaoFang is an excellent budget indoors security camera. The only catch is that XiaoMi has attempted to make it harder to use outside of China. This post will help you get around the georestriction and customize the XiaoFang.

Petya Ransomware Patcher

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 @ 5:23 pm

I’ve created a simple patch which protects your computer from the Petya ransomware. This patch works because the ransomware checks to see if a certain file or files exist on the computer in order to avoid “re-infecting” it (credits to @0xAmit). Patch confirmed to work.

Setting Up Your Very Own Travel Router

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

In this blog post I will recommend and go through how to set up your very own travel router, which you would connect to an existing network and have your very own (secure) wifi network no matter where you go.