Monthly Archives: September 2003

Disappointing weight loss lately

My weight loss has been disappointing lately if the lack of posts hadn’t proved that already. I have stagnated in losing any weight at all even though I have started jogging/walking again and doing more extensive weights than before. I’d … Continue reading

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Implementation of lasec password cracker – RainbowCrack

Project RainbowCrack “RainbowCrack is an instant windows password cracker based on Philippe Oechslin’s faster time-memory trade-off technique. After weeks of research & development, we have successfully implemented another Advanced Instant NT Password Cracker. Some benchmarks have shown the power of … Continue reading

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An analysis of RSA encryption using OpenSSL as a real-life example

Exploring RSA Encryption in OpenSSL When sending your credit card number through a public medium, such as the Internet, your financial credibility may be compromised if the number is not first encrypted. It is impossible to tell who may be … Continue reading

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Interesting stats on this blog

One of the blogs I read, Darthvob, recently disclosed the most frequent search words for his site. I am always interested in how people found my site, and in a moment of navel gazing, here are the top keyword searches … Continue reading

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Netware 6.5 – Installing PHP applications (PHPNuke)

I have been working with Netware 6.5 lately. My goal was to begin to get familiarity with PHP and MySQL on Netware. What better way to get familiar with the technology than installing a portal system, like PHPNuke. The performance … Continue reading

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Prospective products and budgets are dwindling

I wrote previously about how many prospective products were currently on my plate to evaluate, but to some salespeople dismay the list has begun to be pared down. With migration of our former NT administrator to greener pasture, the drive … Continue reading

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How good is the Windows 2003 Basic Firewall?

How Good Is the Windows Server 2003 Basic Firewall?: WinNetMag Based on the documentation, I expected the firewall would allow incoming traffic only to the ports listed above and possibly a few others but no more than 10 TCP ports … Continue reading

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Netware 6.5 Review

Netware 6.5 Review by NWFusion NetWare 6.5 is driven heavily by Web interfaces, its improved Virtual Office application (see related story), and ties between eDirectory and the open source pieces – Apache, MySQL, and Perl/PHP (AMP). … While the grafted … Continue reading

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Serv-U FTP Hack Post-Mortem

Serv-U Hack Analysis: JoatBlog “The Serv-U FTP server hack seems to be (in my experience) the widest used hack. It’s how all those IRC DCC file servers get set up for the #warez and #movie channels. They’re not real hard … Continue reading

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Attacks against Kerberos and Kerberos security

Kerberos Security — Linux Exposed “Kerberos Attacks While it may not be possible for a hacker to feed your Kerberos KDC a spiced cake to put it to sleep, there are some electronic attacks that can compromise the security of … Continue reading

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