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關閉與開啟 Windows 10 內一堆侵犯與增強隱私的設定

DuckDuckGo 前陣子整理了一篇關於如何調整 Windows 10 的文章,洋洋灑灑列了十五條方式供使用者調整:「How To Protect Privacy On Windows 10」。 像是可以將無線網路的 MAC address 隨機化的方式就頗不錯: 然後有一堆要把資料送回 Microsoft 的...

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微軟的 Time Service 回應錯誤的時間...

看起來會有不少災情 (像是 SQL Server 遇到使用 server side 的時間的 SQL query):「Windows Time Service is sending out wrong times and that’s a big problem」,報導裡引用了 Reddit 上「PSA: time.windows.com NTP server seems to be sending out wrong time」這邊的討論串。 為了避免這種情況,不同單位會用不同方法解決。像是財力充足的 Google 就自己搞了原子鐘,然後還放 Google Public NTP … Continue reading

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修改 User-Agent 讓 Office 365 服務變快...

在 Facebook 上看到剛剛在 Hacker News 上熱起來的「Onedrive is slow on Linux but fast with a “Windows” user-agent (2016)」這篇,引用了 2016 年在 Microsoft Community 上的討論:「Onedrive for Business open is very slow on Linux (Chrome/Firefox) but with very fast with a "Windows" user-agent」。 在 … Continue reading

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用 SessionGopher 拉出機器上各種密碼與 Key

同事在 Slack 上提到 fireeye/SessionGopher 這個工具,可以從機器上拉出各種敏感資訊: SessionGopher is a PowerShell tool that uses WMI to extract saved session information for remote access tools such as WinSCP, PuTTY, SuperPuTTY, FileZilla, and Microsoft Remote Desktop. It can be run remotely or locally. 方法是掃 … Continue reading

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將 Windows 10 侵犯隱私的程式都關光

alirobe/reclaimWindows10.ps1 這個 gist 提供了 script 將 Windows 10 侵犯隱私的程式都關閉: "Reclaim Windows 10" turns off a bunch of unnecessary Windows 10 telemetery, removes bloatware, and privacy invasions. Review and tweak before running. Scripts for reversing are included and commented. Fork via … Continue reading

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微軟預定在 2017 年的西洋情人節淘汰 SHA-1 certificate

經過多次改動後,微軟這次宣佈 SHA-1 certificate 將在明年淘汰:「SHA-1 deprecation countdown」。 影響的範圍包括 Internet Explorer 11 與 Microsoft Edge,在 2017 年 2 月 14 日之後不信任 SHA-1 certificate: Starting on February 14th, 2017, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 will prevent sites that are protected with a … Continue reading

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Lenovo 開始出 Microsoft-only 機了,其他的 OS 都會被鎖住不能用

有人在 Reddit 上抱怨買了一台 Lenovo 的機器卻不能裝 Linux,因為會抓不到硬碟:「Warning: Microsoft Signature PC program now requires that you can't run Linux. Lenovo's recent Ultrabooks among affected systems.」,官方回覆是: This system has a Signature Edition of Windows 10 Home installed. It is locked per our agreement … Continue reading

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OpenType Font Variations

Adobe、Apple、Google,以及 Microsoft 聯手推出新的 OpenType 規格,讓字型變得更小:(沒有找到 Apple 的新聞稿...) Variable fonts, a new kind of font for flexible design (Adobe) Introducing OpenType Font Variations (Google) Introducing OpenType Font Variations (Microsoft) Google 給了兩個範例: Adobe 也給了範例: 藉由額外的定義來描述字的各種變化,而不是直接設計多個字型塞進檔案裡。這樣可以減少字型的大小。

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Firefox 49 將可以吃系統的 Certificate Trust Store

在「Upcoming Changes to Root Certificates in Firefox on Windows」這邊看到 Firefox 49 將會有選項可以讓 Firefox 多吃系統的 Certificate Trust Store: This feature is available in Firefox 49 and up (currently in beta). To give it a try, set the preference security.enterprise_roots.enabled to true. … Continue reading

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微軟也推出圖片辨識的 API 了

微軟也推出類似於 Google Cloud 的 Vision API 的服務了:「Microsoft Cognitive Services - Computer Vision API」。 微軟這次推出了三個功能,Analyze an image (類似於 Google Cloud 這邊的 Label Detection)、Generate a thumbnail (Google Cloud 沒有對應的功能) 與 OCR (對應到 Google Cloud 的 OCR)。 微軟的每千次都是 USD$1.5,而 Google 的 Label Detection … Continue reading

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