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I always feared asking the general public what they think of hackers…

August 12, 2011
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And this is why : Lesson Learned: Never Ask Strangers About #DefCon – #Lulz Edition From My experience, this is dead on, unfortunately.

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Virtual Desktop – BETA Testers Needed

August 2, 2011
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I have been working on creating a “Virtual-Desktop-as-a-service” for a while now.  I have hit bumps in the road, including technical aspects of fail-over and  redundancy, all the way to headache inducing licensing. Now, with support from Citrix and Microsoft though, I have managed to now have something that I feel will work well, but I need beta…

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Hey China, Knock it Off!!

June 20, 2010
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So for the last month, my server has been getting attacked. nothing has gotten through, but I get emails every time someone tries to hack either my site or my server. Almost all the attacks have been based out of China, so I gotta ask, WTF china? It isn’t like these are awesome hack attempts…

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May 1, 2010
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SecureLive, the best defense for your CMS

March 14, 2010
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In my job, I have seen a ton of hacking attempts and exploits targeting servers and websites. Most often, when someone is hacked it is because some part of their website has allowed for an injection into the code, or a remote file include (Yes, there are other methods, but these are by far the…

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Can I get a little common sense over here?

February 13, 2010
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This blog is progressively turning into my “omg, wtf, did he/she do what I think they just did?” moments. This one was caused by someone that isn’t one of our customers, so I am going to toss their name out for the world to see, and show people that you really do need to watch…

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Google Buzz, Twitter's Funeral Procession?

February 10, 2010
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So I have started using google buzz, the new social service from google, and I have to say, I like it a lot. I first found out about it when google maps updated on my Android OS phone, and mentioned the me “Google Buzz” Feature. So while I was out for sushi last night I…

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Backups are your friends…

February 7, 2010
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I have always been huge on keeping backups (this is why I have most my ripped songs music from Middle School still). In the last couple weeks we have had at least 3 people call in about their servers being down, we found that the hard drive was either : 1) Corrupted beyond repair, due…

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Linux Based Home Gateway

January 2, 2010
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As I promised, I have put together a tutorial of how to setup a Linux Gateway (and router). First I want explain why some people may want to do something like this, especially when someone can spend $50 and use a network wizard to create their home network or their ISP provides a modem and…

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Twitter's DNS was "compromised" — What does that mean?

December 18, 2009
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So last night at about 10pm, Twitter was displaying a message that it had been hacked by the Iran Cyber Army. There was much speculation as to how Twitter got hacked, as Twitter.com was not functioning but some APIs and Tweets were working. It wasn’t until the status page updated that we found out exactly…

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