Fighting against spam is one of the worst job for forum or blogs owners… As everybody, I was hit by nasty bots. It was time to take concrete actions… First, I don’t like the “quick and dirty” fix “Do not allow comments nor trackbacks”. If used correctly, they can greatly
Great tutorial about OpenBSD’s PF… http://home.nuug.no/~peter/pf/
As everybody, I’ve too fight against spammers! I’m running my own MTA for several domain names and the box get it 24 hours a day by spammers. I’ve a quite performant SpamAssassin solution in place (~95% of spam is catched) but I’d like to prevent them to reach my SpamAssassing
After Mc Donalds, which distributes infected MP3 players, Apple detected that some iPods were infected by a Windows virus! When a label “Certified 100% virus free” on the consumer products boxes?
Fast food is not good for your health… But this time, Mc Donalds is really a bad thing… even for your PC! 🙂 Source: Spyware infection prompts McDonalds MP3 recall.
A new physing method appeared a few days ago: now stolen data are sent back to the attackers via ICMP packets! Source: WebSense: Malicious Code / Phishing Alert: Data Stolen via ICMP.
To sync files or export data between servers, I usually use rsync on top of ssh. With public/private key pairs, you can easily automate the jobs via a cron without password issues. I also create a dedicated user who has only the required privileges to run rsync on the destination.
thomas arsenal monkey charlie qwerty 123456 letmein liverpool password 123 Of course this list comes from a study in UK (Liverpool and Arsenal are in good positions) but it must be the same everywhere. I’m sure that the same list in Belgium should contain “Standard” or “Bonnen” 😉 That’s another