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Reading Rainbow: Episode 10

“90% of emails sent are spam” is a statistic found on the following article. With such a large percentage of emails being considered spam protection techniques need to move to proactive, rather than reactive. One method being suggested is tracking … Continue reading

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Stupid Spammers

Spam is annoying. Spam trying to avoid spam filters with it’s 1337 5p34k is more annoying. Idiotic spammers are the worst. I have been receiving spam from myself for quite some time, but only today did I actually think before … Continue reading

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and… we’re back!

After nearly a month of no updates, I have returned to post again. Just because I haven’t been posting doesn’t mean that articles aren’t in the works. There are quite a few posts sitting in various stages of partial completion … Continue reading

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Nano Syntax Highlighting

As a nano user I often get flack from those around me who use Vim about not having syntax highlighting. So, after taking this for some time I decided to find a way to add syntax highlighting to nano and … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbow: Episode 9

Virtual machine’s use unique MAC addresses to access the internet. This article provides a listing of their identifiers so that you may asertain whether or not a particular machine is within a Virtual machine. http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/networking/?p=538&tag=nl.e102 Botnets are no new threat … Continue reading

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Cookies, Cookies, and Cookies

[April, 2010]Update: Mozilla removed this functionality from Firefox in version 2 and will not be reviving it. I’m going to leave the text below, as it does describe P3P, but any mention of Firefox should be considered as an example. … Continue reading

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