Some time ago, I caught our email hosting company reading my inbox. I access email in a web browser, and the browser status line displayed that a script was continuously polling for new messages and relaying data to another organization. That Read >
So you have a mobile phone, tablet and a laptop, but the file you need to view on your phone is saved on the laptop’s hard drive. Fortunately, apps and cloud services that can sync (synchronize) files between mobile devices and Read >
In the world of cyber crime getting access to web sites that are powered by a popular software like WordPress opens doors to large scale attacks or perhaps to ransomware revenue. WordPress has over 40% market share of web site Read >
The /e/OS operating system for mobile phones has been built on the open source code of Android. The core mission of /e/OS is to provide software that respects users’ privacy, while maintaining compatibility with the vast selection of Android apps. It Read >
The book This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race is both fabulously entertaining and scary to read. The author, The New York Times journalist Nicole Perlroth, spent seven years researching and talking to hackers, security Read >
Many small organizations, individuals, and freelancers use cloud services, like Google Drive and Docs, Dropbox, Microsoft Live and OneDrive, or Apple iCloud because they are easy and low cost or free to use. Why would anyone want to make an effort Read >
Everyone has his or her personal taste and preferences for everything, but if we think about computers, most features can be measured. Speed, reliability, availability of applications, personal settings, and ease of use are factors that can be taken into account Read >
When European Union prepares new regulation for digital services, practically the entire world pays attention to the plans. Since 2018, EU’s GDPR regulation that protects people from arbitrary personal data collection has affected laws in many countries outside Europe. In December Read >
Many server software applications, like WordPress and Nextcloud can send alerts and notifications to the system admin and to users. Email is the most universal method for sending messages, but you have to run an email server (SMTP server) on the Read >
Update 2021-04-12: Nextcloud upgrade tested also from version 20 to version 21.
Update 2021-07-10: upgrade to version 22 was a challenge, but problems were solved. See below.
Our Nextcloud system is small but it is a vital resource for us. We have always Read >