Maybe it’s time for a cleanup here…

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Hmmmm. I haven’t posted here in ages. Lots going on. At one point I used this as a journal for tech stuff. Somewhere along the way I got sidetracked into a lot of other things. I’m wondering though if it’s time to restart…. lots of linux administration and tech stuff to write about. Watch this […]

The latest and greatest in Malware Removals

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

I have started referring to malware more and more lately because the term virus doesn’t exactly describe the pests I see on peoples machines and the terms spyware or adware aren’t doing justice to some of these pests either. (There are many pieces of what I would consider malware that do undesired things that protest […]

Juice – formerly ipodder podcast client for Linux (Windows and Mac too…)

Monday, January 16th, 2006

I’ve been playing around a bit with podcast clients the last couple of days. I’ve been finding online news feeds for the site and for many of those I have bash scripts to handle downloading or streaming the audio available from shortwave broadcasters. I did run across a few podcasts too though and thought […]

Spyware, viral cleanup disabling system restore

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Sorry, but to get into the guts of what I found in the wake of the WMF exploit, I did leave out another important step in the cleanup process. IF you are trying to clean up an infested machine one of the first real goals has to be disabling system restore. (start, (settings,) control panel, […] popups in infestation

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

One other note from the previous series on WMF exploit infestation cleanup. Among the multiple popups that came when launching internet explorer, most were directed at the site –    Send article as PDF