Mambo exploit

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

The sans institute ( is warning of a Mambo exploit making the rounds. Full disclosure and security focus have more details. No word on this point of workarounds… Mambo, of course, is an open-source CMS (content management system.)    Send article as PDF   

The check’s in the mail

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

Of course, there was a time when delivery of many things relied heavily on the US Postal Service and the blame of a delay could be passed along. I saw an article lately about people using technology to do tricks like that, turning back the clock on their computer before answering emails, getting sounds for [...]

Bank of the west notice (sigh)

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Well, how long ago was I talking about phishing attacks? Just a few posts back it seems and in my inbox this evening was the above subject line. It’s almost funny, since I don’t actually HAVE an account with Bank of the West, but since I was feeling a bit curious I thought I’d pick [...]

Busy Evening

Wednesday, July 20th, 2005

I’ve got all traces of the old cms system off of the server now. (Well there might be a README here or there, but all php scripts from the old CMS are now gone.) At this point I can disclose a bit about the sudden move.    Send article as PDF   

Migration to new CMS

Monday, July 18th, 2005

As you can see I’m in the midst of a migration to a new CMS tool. Right now I’m using wordpress which is normally considered a blogging tool. Frankly, I was reluctant to look at a blogging tool in part because the concept has such a trendy feel to it. Truth be told, technically the [...]


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