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中文 | Posted on 29 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on QQ Update | Tagged with .

Today I updated my QQ version on my Touch today. It’s a bit cleaner looking than the previous version. I tested it out briefly this morning. I’m not sure if

Technology | Posted on 27 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions | Tagged with , , .

As we roll into a new year, we felt that it’s appropriate to make a few New Year’s Resolutions. The new year is a good time to refocus on our

Technology | Posted on 18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Twitter Attacked | Tagged with , .
According to this Twitter status page, the root cause of the Twitter outage was a DNS compromise. They are continuing to investigate, and they have not published a final status.
Technology | Posted on 18 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Twitter Appears To Be Down | Tagged with , .

At the moment, Twitter services appear to be down. The lack of response is causing the Twitter content on our site not to load, and forcing the delay in page

Analog Life | Posted on 12 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on What Happened To Pull-A-Part?

I got up early this morning (early on the weekend is relative) to go to Pull-A-Part to see if I could grab a badge or two. I have to admit

Technology | Posted on 2 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Mitigating WordPress Brute Force Attacks | Tagged with , , , , , .

An interesting entry showed up in the ISC Diary. A company found that one of their customers was attempting brute force attacks against other customers using WordPress. Brute force

Technology | Posted on 26 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Tis The Season | Tagged with .

It’s official. The Macy’s Thansgiving Day Parade is over, and the Christmas season is here. Black Friday deals are published, and everyone is looking for a bargain. There will be

Technology | Posted on 14 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Online Armor Free | Tagged with .
A firewall is a necessity for any computer that connects to the internet, and Windows even has a built in firewall. Unfortunately, the Windows firewall only provides minimal protection to defend against attackers. Online Armor Free fills the gaps that are needed for a desktop firewall solution.