Protect yourself from FireSheep with HTTPS Everywhere

FireSheep is a new Firefox extension that makes it very easy to take over other people's Facebook/Twitter/etc logins on public wifi networks. This has always been possible for people familiar with HTTP internals, but FireSheep makes it accessible to a lay person. The author put out a detailed essay examining the causes of the security … Continue reading Protect yourself from FireSheep with HTTPS Everywhere

Looking for help with DB2 support in MediaWiki

MediaWiki is the PHP application underlying Wikipedia and other sites. Over the past couple years, I've spent some of my spare time to add DB2 support to it. Here's where things stand now: Working: Installing on DB2 using the old installer Broken: Creating and editing articles Not implemented: Search Not implemented: Installing on DB2 using … Continue reading Looking for help with DB2 support in MediaWiki