Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Dear Google: Where's the SSL for Blogger?

I thought enabling HTTPS for this blog would be straightforward, but I painfully found out that a feature I assumed would be a no-brainer is in fact impossible to come by - there's no way to use SSL natively with Blogger.  For those of us that want to serve content via end-to-end encryption Blogger is not a solution until Google decides to bring it up to speed with the rest of its services.

Friday, July 4, 2014

When browsers react - Revoked certificates, Heartbleed and you! - News at 11.

tl;dr:  Don't forget to reissue your new SSL certificate after you revoke your old one.

I tried to connect to but Chrome 35 was displeased.  Apparently the website's SSL certificate has been revoked, and once that happens ye shall not pass:

Monday, April 14, 2014

IPv6 APN means no VPN for the Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile

After starting up F-Secure's Freedome (my nomination for Android app of the year) on my new Samsung Galaxy S5 I noticed that webpages stopped loading.  In fact, I seemed to have lost all internet connectivity even though Freedome's notification icon indicated it was connected and the 4G/LTE data icon was present.  What gives?

Sunday, March 23, 2014 is suspicious and possibly malicious, according to Google

Note: this was resolved by CityWeekly within a day of me notifying them.

Sitelock informed me today that one of my websites contained a link to a site that has been blacklisted by Google: