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Uplink One Oh

Not even three months after we embarked on this project, c't uplink graduated from the beta phase with episode 1.0 — it's now officially a thing and gets announced on heise online. Pretty scary but also very cool. In the latest episode, we talk 4K displays and more.  

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Elopement

After twelve years of being together, of moving to Australia, of living hundreds of kilometres apart for a year, of being through thick and thin together, after twelve years of love and sometimes of pain, Katy and I decided to marry last month. We did so without telling anybody.  

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Land Raider Complete

After months and months of work, I've finally completed my Land Raider Crusader. The very last steps like the detail work and weathering always take the longest amount of time, compared to the base colours. I'm pretty happy with the result, although there's definitely room for improvement.    

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The NSA & Heartbleed

Did the NSA know about Heartbleed? That's the question that seems to be on everyone's mind at the moment. At least it's on the mind of people who don't just assume the NSA knows everything. Well, according to Bloomberg, the NSA knew. But are they right?     

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Goats and Bleeding Hearts

The latest episode of c't uplink was released over the weekend. After missing a few episodes, it was time for me to come on and talk about Heartbleed (what else). But since I always bring the show down with gloomy topics, I also brought something fun for a change.  

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Two for the Price of One

It's been a busy weekend at Sixgun Productions HQ. I've edited two podcast episodes which I have released both today. So whether you're into Linux or Warhammer 40,000 or all of it, we have a show for you to start the week with tomorrow.      

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Should I Change All My Passwords?

Ever since the Heartbleed exploit of OpenSSL went public, security experts have been saying users should change their passwords for the affected services. For most people, this amounts to the advice “change all your passwords!” But is this actually necessary? Do you have to change all passwords?  

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Mick Returns

Der Letzte Bulle is coming back: Sat.1 will air the new season of my favourite TV show starting on 28 April. I've already moved the recording date of Linux Outlaws from Monday to Tuesday in anticipation. I can't wait for this show to be back!     

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WordPress 3.8.2

The WordPress developers have released a security update for their CMS software. It closes a hole in their authentication system that could be exploited with forged session cookies and would allow an attacker to gain control over your blog. The new version also includes some additional fixes.    

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Heartbleed

Today, news of one of the worst security vulnerabilities in recent times broke. A bug in the very popular OpenSSL library was discovered that allows attackers to extract keys, passwords and data from both endpoints of an SSL/TLS connection. This is an absolute nightmare.      

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