Author Archives: samurai

About samurai

I like computers... A lot. So I tend to spend a lot of time doing varied things with them. Often you'll find me playing with Python or PHP, fighting with operating systems, ranting about some off-the-wall concept, or preparing for zombies.

Blog updates!

After nearly 2 years, we’ve finally gotten the time and put in the effort to turn this boring, default WordPress blog into something a bit more unique.  (Took us long enough, didn’t it?)  The new banner was custom made and … Continue reading

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Haikuports ii-1.6 package (with SSL!)

I’ve been playing with different operating systems on my netbook, trying to find a fun one to suite it  and I’ve come across Haiku (alpha3.)  It seems that Haikuports is the primary package manger Haiku and all it includes for … Continue reading

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Security in extremely hostile environments

The Defcon network (and pretty much all internet sources within a few miles of that hotel) are probably among the most dangerous environments you can drop a piece of technology into.   This year proved that point more over with Lulzsec … Continue reading

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Defcon 19 – photos and followup

Another epic Defcon has concluded in Las Vegas and was bigger than ever.  I attended this year accompanied by NineClaw and met up with dpx at the convention.  As mentioned last year, Defcon 19[0] was moved to the Rio Hotel … Continue reading

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Mental note on Windows 7 under ESXi 4.0

For the last year or so I’ve been running windows 7 under ESXi and due to a few issues I’ve had to re-install more than once.  Each time I go through the install process I seem to bump into a … Continue reading

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Storm’s downtime and automated ESXi snapshots

I posted to the mailing list last week that Storm was going to be down for a while due to hardware problems.  I’ve fixed the issues and Storm has been running the last few days without any other problems.  From … Continue reading

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