5 Security Widgets for the Opera Browser
by Ingrid Swanson - Tuesday, 28 August 2007.
Widgets are Web programs you can run right on your desktop using Opera 9. This article introduces security-related widgets that will enhance your Opera experience.

€ncryptør

€ncryptør lets you encode your text so that only you or other people using the widget can view its contents. You can also save your workspaces (with optional passwords) for later viewing.



Message Digesting

This widget calculates a Message Digest from a given string of text. Currently supports MD4, MD5 and SHA-1.



chmod

This widget shows the octal numbers of Unix/Linux file permissions. It is very handy for all new users not yet familiar with how to set permissions.



Panic Button

Press the panic button when you need to hide whatever you were doing. It can hide everything with a black page or open Google in Opera which will make the browser pop up on top of everything else.



PasswordMaker

PasswordMaker helps you generate strong passwords.

Spotlight

USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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