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(Not) Microsoft calling...

Posted 02-24-2015 at 06:37 AM by brianL
Updated 02-24-2015 at 06:39 AM by brianL

It's been a while since I got one of these calls. Somebody with a strong Indian accent, using an English name (Andrew, this time), and claiming to work for Microsoft.
After introductions, this is the conversation:
Andrew: we have reports that your computer has been downloading malicious software.
Me: Oh? That sounds bad.
Andrew: Don't worry, we can fix it.
Me: I hope so.
Then asks if I'm at my computer & is it on. And which browser I use.
Andrew:...
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BLDC Motor How To

Posted 02-24-2015 at 04:37 AM by jheengut
Updated 02-24-2015 at 04:38 AM by jheengut
Tags adc, bldc, odroid, pwm

I'm gathering data for running BLDC motor using my Odroid U3 Shield I/O.

First question what is a BLDC motor.

A BLDC motor is a Brushless Direct Current Motor meaning that the electromagnet coils are static but its the magnetic rotor that rotates.

It has many advantages to the motor used in toys and other types, but its complexity arises from the circuitry needed to drive this type of motor.

I have scraped some hard disks and optical drives...
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They see me runnin', an' screamin'...

Posted 02-23-2015 at 07:01 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 03-05-2015 at 01:27 PM by rocket357

Sorry, non-technical post here...no "war stories of the admin" or "datacenter outages caused by stupidity" today.

I play H1Z1 with my wife. It's a fun little post-outbreak walking-dead-ish game (currently in alpha) of survival in a world just after a massive virus outbreak...yadda yadda yadda. Bottom line: don't die to zombies, starvation, or wildlife (particularly bears).

Bears. Good God, man. Unlike real life, bears are relatively easy to...
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Website Accessibility

Posted 02-23-2015 at 03:33 AM by jheengut

How often do website creators care for accessibilty features on their work plan ?

http://www.nidec.com/en-Global/

has an interesting accessibility feature on the top right
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23 Feb 2015 mcb phishing mail

Posted 02-22-2015 at 11:58 PM by jheengut
Tags dkim, dmarc, dns, spf

Dear Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB), please fix your mail servers, DNS records and establish SPF, DKIM and DMARC!
Just got another phishing mail... "originating" from MCB
Received: from mihaus by serv1.sng.ap.com with local (Exim 4.84)
(envelope-from <mihaus@serv1.sng.ap.com>)
id 1YPlbA-00083O-R0
for xyz@xyz.mu; Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:00:28 +0530
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 05:30:28 +0000
To: xyz@xyz.mu
From: Mauritius_Commercial_Bank_=28MCB=29...
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