Jenny Schwartz

Australian author of Coastal Romance
historical-nonfiction:

Lectors, today meaning anyone who reads, used to a be a profitable job. Manual laborers would pool their money and hire a lector to read while they worked, keeping them entertained

historical-nonfiction:

Lectors, today meaning anyone who reads, used to a be a profitable job. Manual laborers would pool their money and hire a lector to read while they worked, keeping them entertained

(Source: dailynewsdig.com)

guardian:

Heartbleed: don’t rush to update passwords, security experts warn
Internet security researchers say people should not rush to change their passwords after the discovery of a widespread “catastrophic” software flaw that could expose website user details to hackers.
Suggestions by Yahoo and the BBC that people should change their passwords at once – the typical reaction to a security breach – could make the problem worse if the web server hasn’t been updated to fix the flaw, says Mark Schloesser, a security researcher with Rapid7, based in Atlanta, Georgia. 
Tumblr, which is affected, issued a warning to its users on Tuesday night. Although the firm said it had “no evidence of any breach”, and has now fixed the issue on its servers, it recommends users take action. Full story

guardian:

Heartbleed: don’t rush to update passwords, security experts warn

Internet security researchers say people should not rush to change their passwords after the discovery of a widespread “catastrophic” software flaw that could expose website user details to hackers.

Suggestions by Yahoo and the BBC that people should change their passwords at once – the typical reaction to a security breach – could make the problem worse if the web server hasn’t been updated to fix the flaw, says Mark Schloesser, a security researcher with Rapid7, based in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Tumblr, which is affected, issued a warning to its users on Tuesday night. Although the firm said it had “no evidence of any breach”, and has now fixed the issue on its servers, it recommends users take action. Full story

(Source: theguardian.com)

Durham Cathedral kitchen dig serves up food for thought

archaeologicalnews:

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A dig by archaeologists in a cathedral kitchen has served up plenty of food for thought.

The investigation by Archaeological Services Durham University has been taking place in what was the Great Kitchen of Durham Cathedral. Working with the cathedral’s archaeologist Norman Emery, they have…

Just started a hashtag on Twitter - probably won’t catch on. #flowergarden to brighten your profile as new Twitter rolls out. Use the hashtag and add a flower pic.

Just started a hashtag on Twitter - probably won’t catch on. #flowergarden to brighten your profile as new Twitter rolls out. Use the hashtag and add a flower pic.