13 posts • joined 23 Nov 2010
You can manually look up your dynamic IP by specifically querying noip's DNS servers, e.g.
$ dig hostname @nf1.no-ip.com (or nf2, nf3, nf4 or nf5)
They were my first choice because of their good Linux support.
> The good news is that users need only change the password to make the poorly-coded default codes irrelevant.
Well, yes, but it doesn't inspire confidence that they've not made other similar blunders that affect users' security.
For my last two machines, I've taken a full image of the hard drive before I boot it for the first time.
The only way to be sure.
...says my version of Java (184.108.40.206) is an "Insecure version" (in red text) and I should upgrade to 220.127.116.11.
I check the 6u27 release notes to find "Java SE 6u27 does not add any fixes for security vulnerabilities beyond those in Java SE 6u26".
I usually run Firefox on Linux with root owning the files and chowning them temporarily when I upgrade. I can't see this method working too well in the future.
If I were Apple, I'd keep any new anti-jailbreaking plans under wraps until the public iOS 5 release, not add them to a beta and give the jailbreakers a several-month heads-up.
Alas my obscure xkcd comic references (http://xkcd.com/153/) appear to be too obscure...
Maybe in the Feistel cipher's s-boxes, simply take the bitstring down, flip it and reverse it?
Could The Reg get a watt meter (e.g. N67HH from Maplin) and quote the typical power usage in their reviews of always-on equipment?
Office 2000 isn't getting security patches any more, so that's one good reason to change.
That sounds rather like Debian unstable (Sid)...
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