Thank you CloudFlare for Universal SSL (and more)

Your recent announcement of Universal SSL (free SSL for everyone) is monumental. In addition to offering one of the best external DNS management interfaces, you’ve helped protect and improve the performance of so many websites. I was already a huge fan of your company and services. Your gift of Universal SSL, however, is a game […]

Verified by Visa and function like a man-in-the middle attack

If I didn’t know better, I would have thought that the Verified by Visa service offered by was a man-in-the-middle attack that was poorly designed to look like a trusted service from Visa (my credit card) and USAA (my bank). Why your instinct should be to not trust Here’s a few reasons why […]

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta no longer available

On Tuesday, 22 Jun 2009, Microsoft released a beta version of its upcoming free anti-virus product, code named Morro. When I checked the site this morning (24 Jun 2009), the download link had been removed and the following Alert was posted: Thank you for your interest in joining the Microsoft Security Essentials Beta. We are […]