Month: July 2009

Anyone Can Get Compromised

July 30, 2009 Open Source 0

When ‘Big Leaguers’ Get Hacked | threatpost.

Business Banking Should Not Be Done With Insecure Browsers

July 30, 2009 Open Source 0

Security Fix – The Growing Threat to Business Banking Online. NO clients of mine that have run Firefox instead of IE and followed my best practices advice have gotten infected with malware.  If you don’t get infected online baking is perfectly safe from your end.

What the BOOM post means to ECC clients

July 30, 2009 Linux Open Source 0

For the clients running centos I am going to be researching other alternatives.  Right now no servers are in danger of being unable to update.  I will keep everyone informed as to how this situation unfolds.

When an OPen Source Project Goes BOOM!!!!

July 30, 2009 Linux 0

Read this site: Planet CentOS. It turns out the CentOS project is under the control of one person and that person has decided to disappear..for over a year.  All monies that got donated did not go to CentOS but to the founding individual.  This type of thing can happen anywhere but this type of thing… Read more

Server Move Finally Completed

July 29, 2009 General 0

Moving to a VM was easy.  Getting virtualmin to cooperate was the hard part.  Everything is back up and running..finally..:)

New Server Location

July 18, 2009 Open Source 0

I have relocated this site to a new server. It is actually a virtual machine on a physical server. I have noticed a 50% increase in performance of this site. I hope you enjoy the new speeds.

Security issues with sudo in Ubuntu

July 18, 2009 Linux Open Source 0

Security issues with sudo « Mihai’s Weblog. I have always thought Ubuntu’s way of locking out direct root access was nonsensical.  It now turns out it worse than’s Microsoft-ish.

Is Taxing ‘The Rich’ to Pay for National Healthcare Socialism? |

July 15, 2009 Finance General 0

First let’s read about the new bills the dems have announced: WASHINGTON — House Democrats scrambling for ways to pay for overhauling health care would raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans to levels not seen since the 1980s, breaking one of President Barack Obama’s campaign pledges. The tax increase would be limited to the top… Read more

Oracle Could be Sending Solaris to the Great Bit Bucket in the Sky.

July 13, 2009 Open Source 0

Is Oracle getting ready to kill OpenSolaris? – Computerworld Blogs. I think it’s beyond open Solaris I think it’s also Solaris as well as Mysql and Virtualbox.

Banks: Here Come The OptionARM Blowups! – The Market Ticker

July 13, 2009 Finance 0

Banks: Here Come The OptionARM Blowups! – The Market Ticker. Meant to post this yesterday.

Get Ready for Another Mortage Meltdown

July 13, 2009 Finance General 0

Mr. Nocera (And Regulators): WAKE UP! – The Market Ticker. I have been talking about this for a long time.

Webcasters Loose Bid Media Looses as Well

July 13, 2009 General 2

Why The New Webcasting Rates Are A Death Sentence For Webcasters | Techdirt. Michael Robertson really breaks things down.  I am relinking here so the link is more pronounced as i think it gets more to the heart of the matter.

ADL’s Hate Crimes Law has no provisions for equal protections

July 12, 2009 General New World Order 0

Holder Admits: No Equality Under Hate Bill. A Hate Crime Law by it’s nature cannot do this since it singles out a single class or narrow group of classes to special protections.

HOw the Gov’t Want to Penalize Folks for Driving the High Mileage Vehicles the Gov’t has now created.

July 11, 2009 General New World Order 0

Government control goes that extra mile. The gov’t created this issue by pushing the CAFE standards then pushing them up.  So folks are now driving more fuel efficient vehicles which means less fuel being sold which means less taxes…now the gov’t wants to tax us by the mile for driving which of course is going… Read more

The Real Reason for Global Warming and Cap and Trade

July 11, 2009 General New World Order 1

‘Global governance’ coming with carbon tax, says Gore. I have talked about this more than once in 2009, 2007 and all the way back to 2005.  This is in addition to obama’s “science czar” calling for China population control here in the US.

A MIsguided Attempt at Reducing Security

July 11, 2009 Open Source 0

Full Disclosure: imageshack – pwned for anti-sec.. They also hit an outfit called SSANZ. Full-Disclosure is not meant to make money.  If full disclosure did not exist many security issues would never be known by anyone except the bad buys.  Companies like Microsoft would never have had to refocus on the lack of security of… Read more

Things are Moving Quicky now

July 11, 2009 Open Source 0

It’s very hard to keep up with things moving as fast as they are. I can relay them verbally faster than typing sometimes. Watch this space for some updates.