ASP.NET Identity Cookies in Office 365 / Outlook Add-Ins and the SameSite security setting

The current Add-In platform for the Office family (Outlook Web, Office365 Web and Offline clients) are essentially websites loaded into an iFrame with some Office JavaScript libraries to provide interoperability to the host platform. The neat thing is this works across all client types (including iOS and Android) and uses general web technologies, e.g. React. … More ASP.NET Identity Cookies in Office 365 / Outlook Add-Ins and the SameSite security setting

A month of tropical co-working in Koh Lanta, Thailand

The small island in the south of Thailand is as a popular tourist destinatior. It’s famous for relaxing, snorkeling and ping. Tucked away in the center of the island lies the tropical co-working space KoHub. It attracts digital nomads from around the world. I had planned to visit here last year until I broke my … More A month of tropical co-working in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Some notes on working, travelling and being a “digital nomad”

Starting out on your first journey you don’t think you’re allowed to call yourself a digital nomad yet. Later you use in quotes because you can’t identify 100% with it. But thanks to becoming main stream it’s the easiest way of explaining the lifestyle. I’ve been meaning to write down some notes on how I … More Some notes on working, travelling and being a “digital nomad”

“Bob is on BeardGroomers.com” – Your system is leaking information

Exchange BeardGroomers.com with a more risqué site and at best the grapevine starts talking. In the worst case political views, private activities etc are used to blackmail you. A very common security best practice is to avoid information leakage on web sites. This basically means you shouldn’t be able to figure out if a user … More “Bob is on BeardGroomers.com” – Your system is leaking information