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Ion3 Window Manager

Those of you who know me, know I hate window managers and GUI in general under linux. After using nothing but screen for ages and testing a window manager here and there, I finally found a window manager I liked: … Continue reading

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Windows XP as a router…

I’ve recently working in an environment where only a wireless network connection was available, however; 2 of my 3 machines did not support wireless internet. After dealing with not having those machines offline for a while, I finally decided to … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbow: Episode 12

While working on my web-spider class for an application I was developing, I did some searching for efficiency of spidering algorithms. I came across this comparison of the depth-first versus breadth-first search algorithms. http://www.leekillough.com/trapopt.html Using a combination of Javascript and … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbow: Episode 11

Windows has it’s place in today’s world. Here are some examples of places it is and really shouldn’t be. http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/29644 Many companies provide their employees with company cell phones. When text messaging is enabled a unique privacy issue develops regarding … Continue reading

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Using RefControl

Continuing on with my web application penetration testing series I will now go into the usage of RefControl. RefControl is useful in checking referrer-based exploits, such as CSRF. RefControl RefControl allows you to specify the referrer for a site when … Continue reading

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Oops….

It has been brought to my attention that the P3P settings in Firefox 2 have actually been disabled. I missed this in my research as I was going more to understand how it worked and simply assumed that it did … Continue reading

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