Edge removes XSS Filter

Microsoft recently announced that they were going to remove the XSS Filter from their Edge browser. I have some mixed feelings about this so I'm going to go through them here and gather some feedback from others in the community too. The XSS Filter XSS mitigations were first built into…

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Changes to free accounts on Report URI

After the recent major update to Report URI you may have noticed some changes to the free tier accounts. This post is here to explain those changes and the reasons behind them. Limiting Free AccountsIt's 1 year and 1 day since we launched the commercial service that is Report URI…

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Upgrading my PC with a TPM

I recently upgraded my PC with a fingerprint reader and Windows Hello to make the login experience much more convenient, but there was another little thing I needed to address. At a few years of age my PC didn't have a TPM but I wanted to use BitLocker drive encryption…

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URLs are hard, let's kill them

We've seen a couple of changes in the Chrome UI recently and one of them attracted some pretty fierce criticism online rather quickly. With the removal of some of the URL components from the address bar I was quite relieved so see a simplification of this complicated UI feature. Turns…

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