29.12.05

Securing your network with Linux!

This is a good tutorial covering setting up better basic security, as well as running PortSentry and TripWire. It also covers handy audit tools, namely chkrootkit and NESSUS.

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28.12.05

Happy Holidays: We've Lost All Your Critical Data

Over 200,000 employees, time share owners and customers. Included in the data were every identity thief's dream starter kit: names, social security numbers, bank account numbers and credit card numbers.

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Will the PS3 push the Cell chip into the mainstream

Sony is convinced that with the PS3 showcasing the Cell chip; other industries will buy-in and begin using it instead of Intel.

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Home Network Firewall Guide

A good overall guide to home network security and firewalls.

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27.12.05

OUI: IEEE Manufacturers Database search by name or OUI

search all of the 3byte OUI codes in the IEEE database. find out how really made the machine behind the MAC. can be searched by pluging in the first 3 bytes of a MAC address or by plugging in the name of the manufacturer.

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OUI: IEEE Manufacturers Database search by name or OUI

search all of the 3byte OUI codes in the IEEE database. find out how really made the machine behind the MAC. can be searched by pluging in the first 3 bytes of a MAC address or by plugging in the name of the manufacturer.

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26.12.05

Steve Jobs talks about Objective C, Cocoa and OSX

This is a pretty good read; and yes I know it got /.'d 0 but it's still worth checking out.

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Easy-bake oven recipes without the insane prices!

If you know any kids with an Easy-bake; you know what a ripoff the ingredient packs are. Save loads of money and make your own using these great Easy-bake tips.

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Cell phones to tell Koreans: You're indicted

South Korea will allow SMS messaging of legal notices to those who wish to apply for the service. Seems somewhat vulnerable to pranks and spam.

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Did Google really sell out?

The Drunk report take on the AOL buy is worth reading. I still don't understand why they would want a piece of the running joke that is AOL.

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24.12.05

The Marmite FAQ! Made from the goodness of beer leftovers!

An awesome source of B vitamins and it tastes great to. I should digg this under science but I'll tuck in "links" just to hush the whiners.

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21.12.05

MPAA and Police seize almost a million disks in massive raid!

As part of Operation "Big Broom" (I sht you not) the MPAA and police claimed to have hauled in 1.8M dollars in pirated disks (makes the average price seem kinda low; I'm surprised they didn't exagerate it more) and issued 110 warrants.

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13.12.05

The Rasterbator: Make Huge Posters of Your Images

The Rasterbator is an application which creates rasterized versions of images. The rasterized images can be printed and assembled into enormous (or smaller, if you prefer) posters. This is the standalone version. Very cool...make sure to check out the gallery of previous rasterbations ;)

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12.12.05

Working with subnets in your head (or on paper)

Handy subnet calculation tricks, especially for anyone planning on doing their CCNA.

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WarHawk will be available for the PS3 when it launches!

This game looks killer and is already playable on the PS3.

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10.12.05

Beat finger print scanners with... Play-Doh

A study done by the National Science Foundation shows there are lots of cheap, easy, lo-tech ways to beat biometric based security systems.

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6.12.05

Danse Macabre: Real human corpses, splayed into funny poses for you!

Coming to a Science Centre near you! Human corpses; good old fashioned art-science for the whole family.

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3.12.05

io is a new language

mostly inspired by smalltalk, self, newtonScript, act1, lisp and lua. it's opensource and performs on par with ruby and python.

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1.12.05

Noise that can only be heard by those under 30 used to drive away the young

This is amazing; the "mosquito" emits a loud, annoying high pitch noise that can only be heard by the young. It's being used to drive away rowdy teens, or at least those without iPods.

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Boatloads of great bluetooth hacks

Headphone hijacking, green plaque multi dongle discovery, link key theft... lots of good stuff.

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Here's a great tutorial on configuring Shorewall using Webmin!

Shorewall and Webmin paired together are a great firewall management solution.

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Vuurmuur: Nice frontend for netfilter / iptables !

Helps make managing your linux firewall a lot easier.

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