Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lulz “not the right way”?

OK watching the news the last 24 hours I have seen the same thing said on many different sites, (like pcmag, sophos, google) that (something like) “companies that are lax on security need to be exposed … but the LulzSec … Continue reading

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The Lulz are over?

Today LulzSec, the tight-knit group of cyber hacktivists associated with highlighting an array of cyber security problems at as many as 50 different web sites and networks announced they are disbanding. They had a good run, hacked Sony six times getting the … Continue reading

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Programming tools: 7 learning a new language.

Learning a new programming language. We all know hello world and we all basically make one every time we make a new language but what is hello world all about? It’s about feeling our way along as we start to … Continue reading

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Hacking is all about finding a way onto a computer you are not authorized for and either taking something, changing something or removing something. What happens depends on who is doing it and why. Most “hacks” aren’t really hacks of … Continue reading

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NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Cluster

Nice cluster of quakes at New Britain over the last few days. Started with a couple of 4.9 but then 2 days later moved up to a 6.6 followed by a series of aftershocks. I’ve been watching New Britain for … Continue reading

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Smurfs up (a comp-sec precautionary tale.)‏

I was at home last night quietly surfing the net, wired.com and google news mostly, when my connection got sluggish and dropped a few times. Not an unknown occurrence but even when I was able to get on the net … Continue reading

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Linux Rocks and will never rule the world

Linux rocks, and I would love to see everyone using it but I know that won’t happen. Not because the software isn’t good enough or that the other options for software are better. No you are not going to see … Continue reading

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