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Month: April, 2010

CRN libel against ipad

27 April, 2010 (10:35) | Mindless Blather, security | 1 comment

I’m not always the biggest fan of some of the things Apple does, but I think the Ipad is pretty darn cool. When CRN posted this story, I was a little offended at their assertion that the ipad is the target of the back door. It is not. Windows is the target. I am no […]

Kudos to Kirllos your facebook account is probably pwnd

24 April, 2010 (21:22) | antivirus/spyware, security | No comments

I forgot to publish this from Mexico after my birthday when it hit the press. One guy in Russia named Kirllos owns 1 in 300 facebook accounts and has them for sale. A close source today tells me he has a lead on a guy who is selling more accounts than that, and cheaper than […]

Thinkgeek coupon code because slashdot was down for maintenance

16 April, 2010 (22:43) | Easy Money Making, Mindless Blather | No comments

thinkgeek coupon code

mvps hosts file blocks mapquest directions

13 April, 2010 (19:02) | Mindless Blather | 1 comment

not sure which ad company is causing it. When you calculate directions in mapquest it just spins and spins. Verified on a few machines in a few states so far. I may investigate, probably will just say don’t use mapquest. The argument with users should go like this – We block malware/adware. If Mapquest has […]

Comcast uptime problems and Pingdom to the rescue

11 April, 2010 (18:43) | Monitoring | No comments

I have a client who is having problems with Comcast and intermittent outages. We have both talked to comcast over the last few years to discuss the issue and come to no resolution or attempt at real troubleshooting. Tuesday a tech is finally coming out. I will have pingdom stats this time to show how […]