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This site going down just recently …

Dear dizzy, … An audit of our hosting environment showed a malware php file in a hidden directory on your website/s. Our investigations have shown there were no vulnerabilities on our platform that caused this issue, and the attacker most … Continue reading

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Reinstalling Debian woes

This is a geeky post which is unlikely to be interesting or even understandable to anyone other than those familiar with Debian Linux or similar systems. I managed to trash my Debian system just recently. The /root partition was too … Continue reading

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Computer Security: Why Yahoo email surveillance is a big deal

Reuters reported yesterday that Yahoo had actioned a secret dictate by a US security agency to search all it’s customers’ incoming emails. A small excerpt of Reuters report “… Yahoo in 2007 had fought a FISA demand that it conduct … Continue reading

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