on travel technology …and everything else
Since yesterday I’ve been making changes to an application running on an Access Database. Its not my code so its going to take a lot more time to figure out what I need to change than to make the actual changes. With no process documentation and conflicting feedback from the users, its turning into one [...]
This is a very nice tutorial on WEP cracking using Backtrack. I’ve used the Auditor live cd previously and it was an amazing collection of tools! Maybe i’ll give it a try this weekend!
So, now your thinking, is that a Mac or is this some kind of Photoshop trick!!! Yes, its a Mac, its OSX 10.4 and that is MySabre working perfectly in FireFox! It does look shitty especailly that big urgly yellow area that chops off the right side of your terminal! I decided it was time [...]
After a recent query on running MySabre on a Mac I decided to give it a try. There are two basic steps to get Sabre running on any machine. Step one is the VPN connection. Step 2 is to get MySabre running. First I got a copy of the OSX version of Sabre’s VPN software. [...]
At the RSA Conference last month in San Francisco, Taher Elgamal [link] was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award–only the third recipient of the award since its inception in 2004. The chief security officer of Axway has more than 25 years of experience in the security industry, starting out as a cryptographic expert. Egypt-born Elgamal has been credited [...]
Here is a quick workaround to get your VM Express player up and running. Seems it tries to connect to the Internet for updates every time you open it. Now if there is a problem downloading that update, you will see the error above. Just disable your network card before you open the player and [...]
Recently I got the chance to evaluate Microsoft Dynamics. The demo toolkit however was delivered using the VM Express technology from Prowess [link]. In short, VM Express provides the framework and mechanism for deploying virtual machines. It also has options to deliver other content including documentation, videos, etc. Its a pretty neat concept. A nice [...]
Ray mentioned previously that he had timeout issues with the blog. He also brought to my attention yesterday that my Genealogy site Goan.name was having issues. Now that’s a site with a lot of hits so I decided to take a look into the matter on priority and figure out why there were issues. I used [...]
This is interesting… “Be careful who you give your mobile phone number out to. An attacker with the right toolkits and skill could hijack your phone remotely just by sending SMS messages to it, according to mobile security firm Trust Digital. In what it calls a ‘Midnight Raid Attack’ because it would be most effective [...]
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