Monthly Archives: October 2003

Microsoft Fires Blogger

Microsoft fires worker over weblog Michael Hanscom began keeping an online journal, commonly known as a weblog, several years ago. He started his job as a contract worker in Microsoft’s print shop last year. Last week, he mixed the two. … Continue reading

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Dislocated Patella – Two Months Later

Well this week marked the two months anniversary of my dislocating my patella while playing basketball. I have been exercising rather consistently 2-3 times a week trying to rebuild the muscle and hopefully lose some weight. At this point strength-wise, … Continue reading

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Google Tricks and hacks —

Google Tricks and hacks — Linux Exposed Google.com is undoubtedly the most popular search engine in the world. It offers multiple search features like the ability to search images and news groups.However it’s true power lies in it’s powerful commands … Continue reading

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Security Essential Tools: Nessus tutorial

SecurityFocus HOME Infocus: Introduction to Nessus The discovery may be accidental or through directed research; the vulnerability, in various levels of detail, is then released to the security community. Nessus is designed to help identify and solve these known problems, … Continue reading

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Stupid Longhorn buzz – Top 10 things to remember before installing Longhorn

Andrej Budja on Longhorn For most users this build will probably not have a lot of new features to see and use. # This build will probably run slower on your machine than Windows XP. This is especially true if … Continue reading

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Novell Tried to Buy SUSE

Novell Tried to Buy SUSE, Sources Say (LinuxWorld) Well, well, well, well, well. We have it on very good authority that Novell just tried and failed to buy SUSE to add to its Ximian acquisition. Apparently $120 million for such … Continue reading

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A leopard can't change its spots. Microsoft removes support for Linux and Netware from Virtual PC.

MSFN – MSFN Exclusive: Virtual PC 2004 Beta Screenshots Our first thoughts on starting this up we found mostly everything to be the same as Connectix’s Virtual PC 5.2, with minor changes in the settings/options and the Virtual PC Wizard … Continue reading

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Unexplained hacking activity

Odd DNS Traffic. Large scale name server finger printing? There seems to be a significant increase of DNS error profiling occurring against large DNS servers in following /8 subnets (24-26, 43-44, 47-48, 51-54, 57, 80-82, 128-196, 198-200, 201-214, 216-222). According … Continue reading

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O'Reilly: Sizing Up Windows Server 2003

O’Reilly Network: Sizing Up Windows Server 2003 [Oct. 21, 2003] It’s been almost six months now since Windows Server 2003 (WS03) was released, so it’s time to reflect on whether the product has lived up to its promises. On its … Continue reading

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New Site Links via MS Technet IT Pro Security Zone

Via MS Technet IT Pro Security Zone Microsoft Security FAQ MICROSOFT SECURITY FAQ Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft Software and Internet Security From the MICROSOFT.PUBLIC.*.SECURITY Usenet Newsgroups Myitforums.com Or their RSS Feed Security-Forums.com These sites are created or … Continue reading

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