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Technology | Posted on 29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on SourceForge Under Attack | Tagged with , , , , .

The SourceForge blog has indicated that their servers are under attack. The attackers were able successfully able to exploit a vulnerability of several servers. The CVS servers have been

Technology | Posted on 23 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on It wouldn’t last forever | Tagged with .

I knew that it would not last forever. Yesterday I posted up a short snippet about hacked websites being sold. Curiously the site was the number one listing on Google

Fake online pharmacies and malware depots popup all over the place. The people that build these sites are in somewhat of a predicament. They need to lay low because they’re

Technology | Posted on 22 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Hacked Websites For Sale | Tagged with , , , , .

What do the US Army CECOM, State of Utah, and State of Michigan websites all have in common? They’re all listed for sale on a website offering access to hacked

Technology | Posted on 21 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on The Math Behind A DOS Attack | Tagged with , , , , , .

The scenario is quite common. A web server that has been running well suddenly starts acting sluggish, and then suddenly it falls over. The site is down. System administrators are

中文 | Posted on 21 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Pidgin Won’t Connect To QQ | Tagged with .

I’ve been unable to connect to QQ the last few days. According to the bug reports, it appears that the QQ protocols have been updated, and QQ is rejecting old

Technology | Posted on 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Gives Access To Contact Info | Tagged with , .

A post on the Facebook developer blog has revealed that user will soon be able to grant access to their personal contact info. The post indicates Facebook application will soon

Technology | Posted on 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on The Slowness Moves | Tagged with , .

If I didn’t know any better, I’d think that GoDaddy is toying with me. The Kingston Springs site is back to normal; however, now one of the other sites is