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Help prevent kernel and software cracking: reminder

Posted 01-13-2010 at 07:01 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I've made this post as a reminder, to link to it from forum.
Probably, if you were linked here, you had troubles when someone gained root at your system.

The problem I'm writing this post about is kernel/software cracking.
Many people had troubles with crackers who gained root at their servers or desktops. Some of users had all permissions and privileges set up correctly but still got kernel BOF'ed and rooted.
For instance, let us take most exploitable vulnerability,...
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Global Warming -- Whatever

Posted 01-12-2010 at 08:34 PM by CoderMan

Minus 45 degrees below this morning. Wouldn't mind getting a little bit of global warming around here.
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I'm a PC...

Posted 01-12-2010 at 11:23 AM by rich_c

Further to my blog entry the other day about the standard Windows desktop being useless, a way of putting that right occurred to me. Basically, what Windows needs, imho, is an app store! I think it’s the only way Microsoft could provide users with a desktop that is almost instantly usable without running into issues with accusations of abusing their large market share. This would undoubtedly happen if they were to provide apps pre-installed.

So right there on the desktop, you’d...
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iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Posted 01-11-2010 at 08:30 AM by sridhar11

This tutorial is written for those who are not familiar with Ubuntu/Linux and is very detailed. If you are experienced feel free to just grab what you need from it.If you’re like me you have an iPhone and a portable computer running Ubuntu and you would like to have mobile internet without paying for an extra data plan from your carrier. Thanks to a few devoted individuals tethering the iPhone to Ubuntu is simple. The only prerequisite is that you must have an iPhone 3G or 3GS running OS 3.0 or...
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Lusus 0.1.5 Released

Posted 01-09-2010 at 06:29 PM by CoderMan

ChangeLog since 0.1.0:

0.1.1 Adds a falling leaf animation to the title screen.
0.1.2 Adds an exploding logo animation to the replay screen.
0.1.3 Adds title screen animation improvements.
0.1.4 Adjusts internals to provide a more resource friendly and more development friendly graphical output.
0.1.5 Adds a victory response.
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