Miracast Compatible Devices

Miracast compatibility for desktops is complicated. You will need a compatible graphics card and wifi adapter. It is such a pain to find out if a particular device is compatible since it is usually not listed on the manufacturer's page. There is also no exhaustive listing on the web so you may ...

Lifelong Spousal Maintenance

A man has to pay spousal maintenance (alimony) to his ex-wife depending on her future earning capacity, the standard of living enjoyed prior to the breakdown of the marriage and the contributions made by the ex-wife to the welfare of the family. This seems fair. A woman who sacrificed her ...

Spammers using Flash SMS

Apparently spammers are now using Flash SMS to send their messages. This is the first time I have heard of Flash SMS and it is deeply concerning as the message automatically opens and displays on the screen even if the phone is locked. Less savvy users may be easily tricked into thinking that ...

MS-500, AZ-500, SC-200 exam review

The MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration, AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies and one more exam from a list of 3, were recently stipulated as part of the requirements under the skilling section for companies interested in earning the designation Microsoft Solutions partner ...

Luna economics

I started reading about Luna after the crash and the more I read, the more I failed to understand. So many articles were mentioning DeFi and articles explaining how Luna works covered the exact same point about the seesaw. If demand for UST increases, Luna is burned and vice versa, thus keeping ...

Yubikey WSL: Agent refused operation

I recently had problems using my Yubikey GPG key to SSH from my WSL instance to a linux server. After the usual checks, it seemed like it was a client side error sign_and_send_pubkey: signing failed for RSA "/home/user/.ssh/id_rsa" from agent: agent refused operation. Most people on the ...

SANS SEC760 Review

I wasn't expecting to do yet another SANS course but the opportunity did arise for me to do SEC760 in ondemand format. Previously, I had already done SEC660 as well as OSCE and was conversant with buffer overflows in a multitude of formats (EIP overrides, SEH overrides, ASLR/DEP bypass, return ...

Phishing SMS/Emails/Calls

The Cyber Security Agency (CSA) posted an advisory about tech support scammers impersonating CSA officers 7 months ago. A few cybersecurity professional, me included, saw the post and immediately commented either directly on the post or on a copy shared by one of the deputy directors that the ...