Debian development server compromise

Wednesday, July 12th, 2006

Sans also brings this story about the Debian development server being compromised. Investigation is ongoing. The machine was and hosted CVS among other things (ddtp, lintian, people, popcon, planet, ports, release). It has been taken offline currently for a reinstall, other systems have been locked down until they can patch the vulnerability that they [...]

Windows XP and IPP printers

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

I really like printers with their own built in print server. They can be plugged into the network and some operating systems can just find them. Unfortunately most of the time Windows doesn’t just find an IPP printer. One tool that can be handy for such a time as this is a free tool like [...]

Ubuntu-server 6.06 LTS plus vmware server and other vmware server notes

Saturday, June 17th, 2006

What follows are some notes taken on vmware server. Most are related to an install on ubuntu-server (NO GUI INSTALLED)…. the main point of this is to have the host system take as FEW resources away from the guests as possible. This requires a few x libraries – but not full blown X gui.    [...]

Bad week for Cisco, security headaches

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

For starters, there was this advisory last week in response to a planned talk at a hacker convention on the possibility of a cisco router ipv6 exploit. The advisory detailed a LOCAL exploit and not the remote exploit that the talk was centered around. There was legal action against the speaker and materials detailing it [...]


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