Bluetooth fax/modem

Nice new toy: a Bluetooth modem/fax connected to your classic phone line. Then it’s used as a dialer when some other Bluetooth enable devices connect to it.

NT4 obsolete?

Micro$oft refuses to provide a fix for the latest security hole found in their Windows operating systems…. They recommend to simply protect the box behind a firewall 🙂 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-010

Compromised? No panic!

You detected unusual activity on your server? Strange packets going thru your network? Your box has been compromised? First, don’t panic! Disconnect it from the network and start investigations… SecurityFocus has published a first article (two others will follow soon) regarding the tools and best practices to analyse a compromised

Give me four!

Major bug on! During a few minutes, it was possible to buy the brand new iPAQ for 23 (~34 EUR). Amazon cancelled all orders placed during this period…. There aren’t good looser! 🙂

Too busy server

Today, I had too solve a problem with a server (compaq Alpha ES40 / Tru64) which was overloaded. Is “overloaded” the right term here? 🙂 localhost Fri Mar 21 09:58:58 2003 632.86 201.31 140.44

Real war statistics?

With the current world situation (who can still ignore it 🙁 ), lot of web sites have been opened with more or less usefull information. This one try to maintain a database of civilian deaths due to military actions. Iraq Body Count

IIS 5.0 new exploit

A new security hole has been found on Microsoft IIS 5.0 platform (See the CERT advisory). Here is a small perl tool which check if a web server is running IIS 5.0 with WebDAV extensions enabled:

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