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macOS High Sierra, VirtualBox and built-in Facetime camera

Updating to macOS High Sierra (10.13) went smoothly, in all but one regard. Since the upgrade, I’ve not been able to use Facetime calling, or anything else that uses my MacBook Pro’s built in webcam.   Going to System Profiler, … Continue reading

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EE Tube WiFi stopped working after returning from abroad?

If your EE Wifi on the London Underground has stopped working after swapping out your SIM, here’s how to easily re-enable. Continue reading

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Sexual health clinic data security

Back in September last year, there was a disturbing story that the sexual health clinic in Soho, 56 Dean Street, had accidentally sent 800 emails to the wrong people. Now, this would be bad enough if it were a chiropody … Continue reading

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Banks, browsers and security

My interest was piqued by Ars Technica’s story that Gogo’s in-flight wifi services block some VPNs, and the thrust of the story is that you shouldn’t do sensitive work on a plane using their service. Previously, Google engineers had noticed … Continue reading

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