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Twitter Updates for 2010-07-31

Yeah to YouTube for increasing the video limit to 15 minutes. I can now waste my time more efficiently. #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-29

Why do the prices in Amazon's searches change when you click on an item? Deceptive and misleading. #frustrating #scammaybe # @rackspace why are you sending me email? I am no longer your customer, haven't been for nearly two years. Very frustrating. # Gary Lauder's new traffic sign: Take Turns: http://planetmike.com/x/1kc #TED # The dumb Fandango […]

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-28

I just stumbled across what looks to be an SQL Injection bug in a Federal Government web site. I reported it, we'll see how they respond. #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-26

Just got some spam from Zoominfo. Opt-Out is bad. Selling email addresses is bad. I know the email address they spammed will now get more. #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-22

I'm attending WordCamp Mid-Atlantic 2010 — http://wordcampmidatlantic2010.eventbrite.com # I've just firewalled psychz.net from my server. They need to set up rDNS on their IP addresses. 173.224.208.0-223.255 unassigned.psychz.net #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-21

@TyUnglebower Try the Xanth series by Piers Anthony. Or the Myth series by Robert Asprin. #fantasy #fiction in reply to TyUnglebower #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-20

@SMLois It's all about word of mouth, you gotta get some kind of a buzz going in your local theatre community. # @SMLois Some groups around here do a pre-audition read-through so anyone who is interested in the show can check out the show and group # Read Clayton M. Christensen's article: "How Will You […]

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-19

The new Google news design sucks bricks and mortar. Sigh. #

Twitter Updates for 2010-07-17

Someone at 212.110.146.180 (u590.so-com.net) is hacking #

Tweaking My Server Security

Over the past few weeks my web/email server has been attacked multiple times. So I’ve started hardening my defenses. Stay tuned as I will be documenting what I do and what I learn. Today I’ve been experimenting with iptables and the settings for my sshd (the server that allows me to connect to the web […]