I usually read slashdot.org when I have the time and occasionally I read the links from some of the stories. Now this one is really funny, I just can’t believe that someone with 10 years IT experience can be soo stupid. Anyway feel free to read about it yourself
I was searching the microsoft site for a fix today when I came accross this link which teaches children to speak like a l33t haxor, laff, yep just a bit. Definately not the sort of thing that you would expect on a microsoft webpage and thats for sure.
I’ve just found a small utility or powertoy if you like, that allows Windows XP to create an ISO image file from either a directory or CD’s. I’m just about to give it a go and see how how good it is.
Having re-written my website, I decided to spend a little time checking on who’s previously been trying to spam my Usage Pages as referrers and post spurious links on my Guestbook, yep you guessed it, and ban there IP.
[code lang=”bash”][Mon Mar 6 03:56:24 2006] [error] [client 184.108.40.206] File does not exist: /home/dicksonm/public_html/guestbook/comment.php[/code]
The main culprits seem to be:
If I keep getting the first 3 in the list with different IP’s I think I’ll have to play about with my .htaccess file and just ban the IP block 220.127.116.11/24. I’ll keep this open and try and work out what the hostmask should be before banning them. Damn pests 😐
I noticed this intersting article about BitTorrent today one the BBC’s website, it’s quite intersting and informative, for all the folk that occasionally download files using BitTorrent. It discusses ISP’s traffic shaping and copyrighted material.
I thought I would have a look at it myself so I’ve downloaded BitTorent and the java BitTorent plugin azureus to see what all the fuss was about.