Quote of the week

Surprising announcements coming out of Microsoft give me new hope that the company can completely turn around and emerge from the Steve Ballmer dark ages to embrace the future.
—Mike Elgan at ComputerWorld

A boy’s best friend

The mouse is your friend
Source: MakeUseOf

How mobile devices are hacked

hacked mobile device

Source: Sophos

Monday links

Quote of the week

Dear Microsoft: Give me back the Start Menu now!
—Preston Gralla commenting at Computerworld on Microsoft saying the Windows Start Menu may return at some unspecified future time.

Summing up the social networks


Source: Re/code

How to check if a website is vulnerable to Heartbleed

heartbleedWorried about the new security problem called “Heartbleed”?
Here is a way to check if a site is vulnerable. Go to http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/