Apple Security Update and File Quarantine

ars technica writes, “The Security Update 2011-003 that Apple released on Tuesday directly addressed the Mac Defender malware threat in two ways: it changed the way malware files are detected by enabling automatic daily updates, and included code to remove at least two of its variants.” The article further discusses Apple’s response to a growing… Continue reading Apple Security Update and File Quarantine

How to avoid or remove Mac Defender malware

Apple posted this article regarding: A recent phishing scam has targeted Mac users by redirecting them from legitimate websites to fake websites which tell them that their computer is infected with a virus. The user is then offered Mac Defender “anti-virus” software to solve the issue. And MacWorld writes: Online crime falls mostly into four… Continue reading How to avoid or remove Mac Defender malware

Recognizing Fake Antiviruses

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) defines a fake anivirus as: Fake antivirus is malicious software (malware) designed to steal information from unsuspecting users by mimicking legitimate security software. The malware makes numerous system modifications making it extremely difficult to terminate unauthorized activities and remove the program. It also causes realistic, interactive security… Continue reading Recognizing Fake Antiviruses

YouTube Example 2010

Video shot in full HD (1080i) and encoded to 640 x 360 (360p) for YouTube SD widescreen (16:9).

HTML5 Video

I’ve been following the evolution of the HTML5 standard for awhile. In particular, what the new standard might do for Web video. Christopher Harrington wrote a good summary of the state of affairs recently: “The State of HTML5 Video Sucks.” The video tag is promising. I’ve built a few demo pages (see below) over the… Continue reading HTML5 Video

Welcome to DigiVideoPlus’ Customer Support Site!

[No longer maintained] This site provides news and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), as well as access to technical articles, selected photo galleries, digital video, and Web site examples.

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New theme looks good

Searched for a theme with a contemporary style and flexibility. Suffusion 3.7.8 was the best that I found. Changed: /wp-content/themes/suffusion/functions/actions.php /wp-content/themes/suffusion/style.css so that blog’s title was shifted over a character in header; and Featured Content’s sliderPager and sliderControl were centered.

2009 Research and Development Summary

AVCHD MP4 H.264 (720p) video editing and playbackWestern Digital WD TV HD Media Player(alternative in some respects to Apple TV)EyeTV (ATSC HDTV / DVR for Mac OS X)Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”Ubuntu (Linux)Hard disk cloningPC troubleshootingDymo LabelWritersNetbooksSQLiteOpenOfficeWindows 7

Skype Video Testing

Just a note that in December 2006, I installed and evaluated the latest versions of Skype for Mac and PC. I tested interoperability between Mac and PC, and video conferencing. I recommend Skype because of interoperability and the large international user base. I also looked at web cameras. There are a lot of them. I… Continue reading Skype Video Testing

Using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database

As of 11-17-2005, I’ve built a sample model for using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database using ODBC. My objective was merely to explore whether it was practical to use FMP (rather than other less “friendly” GUI applications or tedious Web-browser based HTML/PHP interfaces). I had found no useful examples on the… Continue reading Using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database

Word Press Bookmarklet

An easier way to quickly post something. Still requires logging in (if not already). Oh, what the note about this feature probably means to say is that after logging in you can go about browsing the web wherever. Then whenever you want to post something to your blog, you can just use the bookmarklet link,… Continue reading Word Press Bookmarklet

Another research topic – More DreamHost Goodies

DreamHost’s latest newsletter (Newsletter v7.1 January 2005) describes additional “Goodies” which can enhance client web sites, such as Bulletin Boards, Polls, and Stores. Here’re some excerpts below. — … we’ve converted the new “Goodies > WordPress Blog” area into the now-even-newer “Goodies > One-Click Installs” area! Everything’s just like it was before, except now you… Continue reading Another research topic – More DreamHost Goodies

Press Release – Redondo Beach CA USA – 12/5/2004

In order to provide expanded and enhanced customer support, now offers WordPress-based blogging for customers, as a free “goodie” on any fully-hosted domain. WordPress is free, open source weblog software based on PHP and MySQL. “Mere mortals” can post and comment on site articles — no Web programming skill is required. For more information… Continue reading Press Release – Redondo Beach CA USA – 12/5/2004