July 16, 2011

Small Blog Update

After spending 2 relaxing weeks abroad with crazy dolphins [slideshow id=1] here are 2 small changes to the blog: ####Introduction of short FAQ Posts### One could easily say that my blogging activity has been a logarithmic decrease per individual months ;-). Having not enough time to write lengthly posts, I will resort to write some FAQ related posts, short in length and to the point. Lengthly posts will still be on the menu but at least the blog will not be that periodically vacant as it has been ;-) ... Read more

April 3, 2010

pwgen-firefox 0.4 released

It has been a while since the last release of pwgen (version 0.3)… 0.4 is now published on AMO | https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addons/versions/12441#version-0.4 ChangeLog Added Excluded Characters option Added Special Characters option (possibility to add/remove to special characters list) Added Spanish Translation (provided by Ricardo A. Rivas | [email protected]) User Interface Options redesigned

October 8, 2008

Denial of Service - Sockstress

Sock Stress is a new type of Denial of Service which was developed by Jack C. Louis. According to nmap creator Fyodor, the attacker sends a TCP SYN packet to a targeted port, but first by making sure that a firewall protects his own machine as to prevent it to interfere with the attack process. The main reason for the protection is as to avoid the attacker’s computer to reset the unexpected returned SYN/ACK packet (2nd step of the TCP 3 way handshake). ... Read more

October 8, 2008

Linus(x)'s rambling blog

If you are interested in Linux, you certainly would be interested in Linus, its creator. Linus still works as one of the kernel mainternair (yes! you got it! Linux isn’t RedHat, Debian but only the kernel).. anyway, to get more update on the geek’s life, follow this link http://torvalds-family.blogspot.com/ have fun reading,