An Important Firefox Patch, No "Kill Switch" for Firesheep, and More Debit Card Fraud Problems

Mozilla also announced that, despite the enormous problem posed by Firesheep, it will not use its “kill switch” option to disable this add-on. The “silver lining” to the Firesheep release is that it will probably force social networking sites to address the issue of cookie hijacking, which has been a serious threat to users on unsecured networks.

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Slowly Migrating All Our Clients to An SSL-Only Mail System

In the tech industry, we are all used to Best Practices. Here are the Best Practices for our mail system. Clients that aren’t using them have no reason to panic. We aren’t enforcing these at this time, and we will let you know well in advance. However, you should be aware of them, and your Nerd should be updating these settings as they visit you. You may wonder what’s different about these settings, and the answer is SSL. We are trying to slowly migrate all our clients to a SSL-only mail system.

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NerdTech Weekend is Just Around the Corner

“NerdTech Weekend is a chance for Nerds from all over the world to come together in one place for knowledge sharing and to connect with other Nerds. Perhaps the first Nerds On Site “unconference,” NerdTech is being put together by Nerds, for Nerds. It will be a Nerd-to-Nerd information exchange about what technology we can offer our clients to benefit both their businesses and our businesses.

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