Google Docs Phishing Attack

Google Docs Phishing Attack

Gmail and Google customers were recently hit with a very realistic looking phishing attack users would be sent an email that looked like this but the actual docs link was fake. If you clicked on it or opened it, your Google login would popup asking for users grant the fake Docs app the ability to “read, send, delete and manage your email”. As well as “Manage your contacts” This is a bit different then other phishing attacks as it’s difficult to spot that it’s a fake and it works through…

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 running Ubuntu

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 running Ubuntu

My Microsoft Surface Pro 3 has a long story attached to it.   I bought it off of Kijiji for $600  I think.. and it was great for a while.  But it was just a little too limited to be my everyday driver.  So I sold it on ebay and lost a bit of money but not too much.. at least not until USPS destroyed it in transit then would not reimburse me for damages.   So I went to do a full restore on it and discovered a bitlocker…

Morning Coffee – short film

Morning Coffee – short film

So I picked up Final Cut Pro for my Mac Mini awhile ago. I am fine with iMovie but I thought that I’d spend the extra cash and step up my game. To be honest, it’s not much different but I do like it. I made this quick short film on a Sony HX50 camera with FCPx just to see how it worked The ending was supposed to be different but watching me on camera sipping a coffee didn’t have the same effect so I borrowed the star of the…

Strong Museum of Play

Strong Museum of Play

Recently, the wife and I took the younglings to the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York.  We had been there a couple of times before but now that the kids are a bit older, we wanted to see how they would react.  Plus there was a Star Wars exhibit going on that we wanted to explore. The first time we went, our GPS took us on this long and winding tour that seemed that it lasted forever.  I guess I had turned off ‘toll booths’ in settings and…

Re-Boot

Re-Boot

I woke up the other day to find all kinds of google search errors.  404 errors filling my inbox.  It turns out that a Portageuse dating site had taken over my rented server. So I pulled everything down and am in the process or rebuilding it all..  I tend to do this about every five years or so. I keep most of my content on YouTube and Twitter so i don’t feel to lost