How to steal a newborn baby and close somebody else’s bank account

Ok, yeah, it sounds like a drastic title, but it is.

Just in case you are wondering if you are reading a baby stealer’s blog, I’m going to invade my own privacy a bit just to explain how it all went.

There are two things you’ll know about me after this:

  1. I’ve got a newborn son.
  2. I closed my own bank account in a specific bank I chose not to use anymore.

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¿Qué paso cuando quise comunicarme con el equipo de seguridad de mi banco?

[EN] For the english version, click here.

Primer post bilingüe, con la esperanza que llegue a otras personas en Argentina y los ayude a usar su home banking de manera más segura.

Hace unos 2 años que soy cliente de un banco. En general estoy muy contento, pero hasta ahora todos los bancos por los que he pasado dejan un poco que desear en cuanto a la seguridad de sus sistemas de home banking.
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Conspiracy, the Media, and our ability to sleep at night

SciFi movies, meaningless fiction designed to merely entertain us? Or a revenue oriented projection of tin foil hat conspiracy theories?

Those questions above sound like an introduction to a cheesy UFO TV show, but I have honestly asked that to myself lately, so I thought I should give it a try and write those ideas down.

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Digital Privacy Happenings (July 16 and 22 week)

Keeping a blog updated and working a bit more than full-time and trying to have a life outside of computers has proved to be quite a challenge. Nonetheless things still happen, and if it happened there’s a link for it. So here we are. First things first, let me start this unorthodox set of happenings with the thing that kept me busy the most.
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What to use for security: Python edition

Lets talk about Python.

Given its nature, doing secure software in Python is naturally easier and safer. The main thing in favor of it, especially if we compare it to JavaScript, is that its interpreter is most of the times the same (CPython 2.7). While when dealing with JavaScript, each browser is its
own different world.

So, lets get down to business. I’ll follow the same structure as before.

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