Plugging iPhone’s Privacy Holes

Many recent publications Gallagher, Sean, and Utc. “Dozens of IOS Apps Surreptitiously Share User Location Data with Tracking Firms.” Ars Technica, 10 Sept. 2018,...

Squeezing Video Files

All that crap I've been saving from YouTube, Facebook and whatnot tends to add up. As quality is not a huge concern here (not...

Finding Passwords in Logs and Shell History

Sooner or later it will happen: you type something after which you expect a password prompt then, as a reflex, you type the password....

Anatomy of Internet Bullshit

Here's an oldie from two years ago that reared its ugly head on Pocket: Starting Your Day on the Internet Is Damaging Your Brain,...

Late Night Rant: College Admissions Scandal

This is America: you're either a duper or a dupee. I'm a duper. You guys are the dupees. — Frank Reynolds (Danny DeVito), It's Always...

Adding and Removing sshd instances on CentOS 7

As a follow-up to my previous post about adding sshd instances on CentOS 5 & 6, here's a script that does the same on...

Adding and Removing sshd instances on CentOS 6

This is a process and a couple of script to allow you to setup an additional sshd service on an alternate port. The two scripts...

Creating a Chroot Jail for SSH Access

Just a quick collection of notes on - rather than a definitive guide to - setting up an SSH chroot jail on RHEL 6....

Late Night Rant: Facebook

According to media reports, since 2012, millions of Facebook and Instagram logins and plaintext passwords have been sitting on some internal Facebook system, accessible...