Category Archives: Computer Security

PenguinDome: new, open-source Linux mobile device management (MDM) solution

Where I work, we have employees who use (in decreasing order of popularity) Mac OS, Windows, and Linux as their desktop computers. We’ve deployed a large, complex remote administration / MDM application for managing the Mac OS and Windows desktops. It’s big and complicated and difficult to maintain. It does much more than we will… Read More »

How to delete your LiveJournal account

LiveJournal recently changed their Terms of Service. Many people are unwilling to accept the new Terms of Service. Some people even find them so unacceptable that they want to delete their LiveJournal accounts. The only way to delete one’s LiveJournal account is via the Account Status page. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to access that page without… Read More »

Let’s Encrypt with Synology NAS when you can’t open port 80

Synology’s DiskStation software supports the use of Let’s Encrypt to install free, automatically renewing SSL certificates in your NAS. This page explains how to set it up. This is awesome. The Let’s Encrypt service verifies that you are entitled to an SSL certificate for the host name of your NAS by connecting to port 80 on the NAS and… Read More »