Girding up your loins

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“Gird your loins”. It’s a delightful expression, albeit arcane, and one that I’ve never used in print before – which lead me to do some research on its origin, that took me away from the main thrust of this post – gosh it’s so...
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WIRED’s security special

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In case you don’t know it, Wired is probably the best tech magazine around. They have just put together a security special, an accessible guide to encryption tools already on the market. In a world where cybercrime is transferring wealth on an unprecedented...
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Poets’ day

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Your view of the typical hacker is probably that they are a social misfit who spends all their waking hours (which are usually the hours of darkness) bent over their keyboards and typing impenetrable lines of program code into a remote system far far away, and...
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