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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1170 on: March 25, 2009, 08:55:08 PM »
just log into your gmail account and on the top left where it says calendar-click on that
no problem here-it works :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1171 on: March 25, 2009, 11:51:28 PM »
It allows you to add your calendar from facebook to the google calendar which is a part of Gmail.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1172 on: March 26, 2009, 05:33:09 PM »

PhotoBucket Users
If you use Firefox and upload your photos to PhotoBucket,
here's a must have add-on:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10035
"This simple add-on allows you to right-click on an image that appears on any web page and
upload it directly to your Photobucket account. It also has many features that make interacting
with your Photobucket account a lot quicker and easier."
Enjoy and let me know if you find this useful. Thanks :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1173 on: March 26, 2009, 05:42:59 PM »
Sounds nice, but where and how secure would your photobucket log-on info be stored (somewhere within the firefox add-on) ?

There is also the issue of borrowing images that aren't yours (or are royalty free, etc.) from the internet ?
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1174 on: March 26, 2009, 06:01:15 PM »
David,
Maybe trying it instead of worrying about it would answer some of your questions. :)
I've found this to be quite helpful which is why I'm passing it along.
No one should ever use any program if they feel it doesn't meet their criteria. IMHO
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1175 on: March 26, 2009, 07:23:13 PM »
Well I never take anything on trust or blind faith, especially when it relates to user names and passwords.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1176 on: March 26, 2009, 10:49:26 PM »
Exploit code sends Mozilla scrambling to fix Firefox

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An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected browser.
Failed exploit attempt will result in a denial-of-service condition.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1177 on: March 26, 2009, 10:54:46 PM »
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Rob McMillan is reporting that Firefox 3.0.8 will be released sometime next week with a fix for this vulnerability
Bob what are we firefox users suppose to use till then ??? ::)

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1178 on: March 26, 2009, 11:07:02 PM »
Use the fastest & most secure browser--Opera!;)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1179 on: March 26, 2009, 11:08:57 PM »
Hi Rdmaloyjr :)
Also use Opera but i prefer the Fox :)
What is a to Z Security Suite ??? ::)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1180 on: March 26, 2009, 11:16:33 PM »
Use the fastest & most secure browser--Opera!;)

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1181 on: March 26, 2009, 11:27:38 PM »
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Rob McMillan is reporting that Firefox 3.0.8 will be released sometime next week with a fix for this vulnerability
Bob what are we firefox users suppose to use till then ??? ::)


Nothing much, ensure you practice safe hex and have noscript add-on installed.

First you have to be lured to a site that is set up to exploit this. Since it uses iframes to achieve this, you could set NoScript to Forbid iframe and that should block that.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1182 on: March 26, 2009, 11:28:28 PM »
Hi Rdmaloyjr :)
Also use Opera but i prefer the Fox :)
What is a to Z Security Suite ??? ::)

XP SP3, avast!, Opera, OpenDNS, WinPatrol & ZoneAlarm = a (avast!) to Z (ZoneAlarm) Security Suite ;D

& everything in between (SP3, Opera, OpenDNS, WinPatrol) ;D
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1183 on: March 27, 2009, 12:18:59 AM »
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Rob McMillan is reporting that Firefox 3.0.8 will be released sometime next week with a fix for this vulnerability
Bob what are we firefox users suppose to use till then ??? ::)


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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1184 on: March 27, 2009, 01:41:22 AM »
Since it uses iframes to achieve this, you could set NoScript to Forbid iframe and that should block that.

I don't know if it's important, but the PoC code crashed my Firefox 3.0.7 with NoScript on Windows XP even though I had Forbid iframes checked.  As you say, safe hex is definitely called for here.  But isn't it always?  ;)