Tag: security


Specious spreadsheet security

If not for Chinese, it would’ve worked. So in Excel, you can set a password for either protecting a particular worksheet, or protecting the entire workbook/spreadsheet. This password is then hashed, and the result is stored within the spreadsheet contents. Now with the use of Open XML spreadsheets, this means the resulting hash is stored […]


Exploits of a mom

Here’s a comic strip I recently read. I can’t remember whose RSS feed I read it from (sorry!), but I Googled, and found the original source (I hope). Here’s the link: http://xkcd.com/327/ Shrunk a little to fit into the width. Click to enlarge. When I read it, I laughed and laughed. I did LOLs and […]