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In the News

Security issues should always be taken seriously. Then again, so should consistent exercise and taking regular breaks from madness. Notwithstanding, here's the recent news in the field of security.

Know How Androids Crack

There was news about older versions of the iPhone OS being maliciously cracked. Now, news of the Android in a worse situation.


Protecting Users Against This Kind of Attack—This attack takes advantage of the poor way that Android GUI displays permissions requests and takes advantage of the fact that Google does not attempt to vet apps before they appear on the Android Market (and allows them to be distributed elsewhere as well.) The best way to mitigate against it is to educate users of the importance of examining and understanding all permissions requests that an app presents, and warning them that some permission requests may not be visible without scrolling down list, before deciding whether to install the app or not. In particular, users should probably be advised not to install any application that asks for permission to change APN settings.

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!!! Browser Auto-Complete–All Vulnerable

This article takes a while to say that all browsers, except possibly Internet Explorer 8, are vulnerable to a simple attack that will cough up any data you have in your a...

Security: Connect the Dots–Ongoing

The twin stars around which digital cinema revolves are quality and security. The first allows some leniency; for example, 3D cinema movie quality is only close to the sp...

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More SSL Flaws Found by MS

Users of Internet Information Services (IIS) < 6.0 in default mode are not affected by potential man-in-the-middle attack...kinda...must use workarounds...Microsoft ad...

FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Certified USB Memory Stick Cracked

Encrypting USB Flash memory from Kingston, SanDisk and Verbatim. Kingston, SanDisk and Verbatim all sell quite similar USB Flash drives with AES 256-bit hardware encrypti...

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Videos

Coming soon, a dynamic list of DCinema tech videos.

The Death of Silver Screens~! Vive la France

In May of 2002, the Attack of the Clones (Star Wars II) was released after a great effort by George Lucas. He encouraged cine...

3Questions: OpenDCP – Now with GUI

The dream of creating DCPs for local commercials and film festivals by artists using simple yet affordable tools just took a ...

3Questions on HI/VI Issues – European Union of the Deaf

There are several groups who represent the varied and specific interests of the community of people with disabilities in...

Tripping Over the Laser Light – Fantastic~!

There needs to be some stage setting before getting to the post-play-out conversation of Christie's monumental effort of pres...

Showbiz Podcast

There are many who know more about movie equipment than they do about all the fluff and glamor which pays for it all. Showbiz...

23 degrees...half the light. 3D What?

3D Luminance Issues—Photopic, barely. Mesopic, often. Scotopic? Who knows...?  We don't mean to be picking on the good ...

Free International DCinema Business Directory...How To...

DCinemaTools.com is pleased to have added a free feature called The Business Directory. Free to use, free to enter. If a per...

The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 - Part Zero

This document is Part 0 of an multipart article that details with the basics of today's transition from film-based cinema to ...

DCinema Projectionist and Tech Survey – November 2011

Hello; a friend is giving a presentation at Camera Image Conference at the end of November 2011. We would apprecia...

The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 Part Two

Part I of this series ended with generalities about where DCinema has been and how it got here. Since the series is written...

  • The Death of Silver Screens~! Vive la France

    Tuesday, 13 March 2012 00:00
  • 3Questions: OpenDCP – Now with GUI

    Wednesday, 27 April 2011 11:06
  • 3Questions on HI/VI Issues – European Union of the Deaf

    Wednesday, 12 January 2011 15:06
  • Tripping Over the Laser Light – Fantastic~!

    Friday, 14 September 2012 19:29
  • Showbiz Podcast

    Tuesday, 31 January 2012 15:11
  • 23 degrees...half the light. 3D What?

    Monday, 16 August 2010 22:27
  • Free International DCinema Business Directory...How To...

    Friday, 27 January 2012 22:24
  • The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 - Part Zero

    Monday, 26 April 2010 05:44
  • DCinema Projectionist and Tech Survey – November 2011

    Thursday, 10 November 2011 01:48
  • The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 Part Two

    Monday, 26 April 2010 05:39

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