Today at work we had a situation where a server wasn’t coming back on the network after a reboot. Normally this wouldn’t be a big deal, but the server was across the ocean in a vastly different timezone, so troubleshooting normally has to be done in a 2-hour window.
It turned out that the sk98lin [...]
Some dumbass has been pummeling my ftp server with brute-force FTP attempts. So I’ve written a script that you can add to your cron tab to help you auto-ban them via hosts.deny. Pay attention to the variables as this was written on a RedHat 9 box and may not be entirely applicable to other platforms [...]
I give up. Thunderbird, as great as it is at classifying spam, just isn’t good enough to combat the all the crap that fills my inbox. It probably only catches %80 of the spam that comes my way, and that’s pretty bad when I get 50-100 spams a day.
Why so much spam? It’s pretty [...]