And the latest version of Wordpress is supposed to be secure, isn’t it? Well this weekend the conventional wisdom was proven wrong. more....
Hack a day serves up a fresh hack each day, every day from around the web and a special how-to hack each week. Have fun reading, I certainly do.
Hacking A Very Special 486
HOPE XIII: Oh The Fun You’ll Have With a Bit of Social Engineering
Measuring Web Latency in the Browser
Digital Attenuator Goes from Manual to Arduino Control
Open Source Laboratory Rocker is Super Smooth
Bananas Against Racism
Failed 3D Print Saved with Manual Coding
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day You may ask “What is a System Administrator?” The answers you will find at http://www.sysadminday.com/ are as good as any. Being a System Administrator is a somewhat stressful job and turns you into a cynic very quickly (see http://www.sysadminday.com/time.html ) and you start hanging out in places like the scary devil monastery. … Read More
Yesterday Andrew McGill posted the message below on the Gauteng Linux User Group mailing list. Because he is not blogging I’m doing it for him. What he is describing is one of the biggest frustrations people have with so called new and improved software. Andrew is a very competent sysadmin and if he is battling what is Eric … Read More
WordPress, the software I use for this blog is great and has a wonderful plugin system that allows people to add functionality that is not originally included in wordpress. Unfortunately many of the available plugins are not so wonderful and often do not work as expected (advertised). more....