Travelling 101: When Flight Is Delayed And No One Knows Why

Changi airport delayed flight

(When it comes to flight, I must admit, Changi is one well-managed airport with plenty of signage to ensure everyone knows where to go – provided you know English. Price of items sold at the airport is at the high side though. But I guess the most unsettling thing at the airport is seeing young girls walking around with sidearms – I am sure they are well trained on firearms and tactics but still, it is very unsettling.[Click to read the rest] “Travelling 101: When Flight Is Delayed And No One Knows Why”

Technology 101: Unsecured Website Astro Now Secured

astro website security

(Validation through email, SMS and PIN number – I really did not expect that from Astro after the earlier snub but then again, it is a welcome change)

A couple of years ago, I highlighted just how unsecured some of the popular websites are and one of them was Astro.… [Click to read the rest] “Technology 101: Unsecured Website Astro Now Secured”

The Mysterious SMS

(Tackling SPAM on mobile phones is much tougher than tackling them on normal emails. Image source:

If you glance through your SMSes received, you will notice that one of the biggest spammers around is our own telcos.

Jeff Ooi first talked about SMS scams way back in 2007 but that affected mostly the prepaid users (primarily because they don’t have itemized billing and so the leeching away of the money went almost unnoticed).… [Click to read the rest] “The Mysterious SMS”

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