Friday, April 29, 2016

HTML5 game development resources #vmvwiki #vmvweb

Resources, tutorials, info on HTML5 game development

Monday, April 18, 2016

Short URLs Considered Harmful for Cloud Services #vmvwiki #vmvweb

TL;DR: short URLs produced by,, and similar services are so short that they can be scanned by brute force. scan discovered a large number of Microsoft OneDrive accounts with private documents. Many of these accounts are unlocked and allow anyone to inject malware that will be automatically downloaded to users’ devices. also discovered many driving directions that reveal sensitive information for identifiable individuals, including their visits to specialized medical facilities, prisons, and adult establishments.

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Car Tech 101: OBD-II apps and dongles video #vmvwiki

Cars have a port that allow you to see the diagnostics in real time with a blue tooth app on your phone via a dongle.

Outage Status: spark NZ issues and faults google map #vmvwiki #vmvweb

An (almost ) real time map showing the spark nz network issues on a google map.

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How to make big bucks hunting cyber bugs #vmvwiki #vmvsecurity

This month the US government is launching its first-ever bug bounty programme - a 20-day scheme for cybersecurity savvy citizens to have a go at finding flaws in the Department of Defense's public websites before the illegal hackers do.

Facebook faces decline in users' posting personal content #vmvwiki #vmvweb

Facebook is working to combat a decline in people sharing original, personal content, the fuel that helps power the money machine at the heart of its social network, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Animated Video Tool - #vmvwiki #vmvdlt

A new Twitter follower for @virtualMv

However experience shows a 14 day free trial in an education setting just doesn't work, and the pricing structure suggested does not work for students.

For education a trial needs to work over a minimum of a semester to be of any use, no student can devote enough time in 14 days (alongside their other assessment work) to create a useful artifact. There is nothing like having students learn then promote a product when they go into the workforce, and it doesn't hurt to have a copy available for the lecturer either.

In the past some software companies have discretely watermarked with "Educational Copy". In some cases "Educational Copy" was so visible as to make the software unusable - so we didn't!! )

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