Now I have a patent 8,001,082

Today I suddenly revealed that last year USPTO approved the patent application that was filed a long time ago. The patent “System and method of data security in synchronizing data with a wireless device” was filed when I used to work for the “PDA Defense” project. The company “Good technology, Inc” is current assignee. I … Read more

Why is important to choose strong passwords

Today I got an automatic email from Twitter:   Hi, alexvirt1 Twitter believes that your account may have been compromised by a website or service not associated with Twitter. We’ve reset your password to prevent others from accessing your account.  You’ll need to create a new password for your Twitter account. You can select a … Read more

X11 strikes back – MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 data did not match

Oh no! Today I again experienced this weird X11 error: when I try to launch a GUI from a Linux CLI, instead of a beautiful (actually not) window I saw this error message: Xlib: connection to “localhost:10.0” refused by server Xlib: PuTTY X11 proxy: MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 data did not match Error: Can’t open display: localhost:10 Well, … Read more