Gridlock sucks

Unlike sitting in gridlock on the M1 and having no confirmed clue about the cause, one can use traceroute on the Internet to get a fairly good idea of where what is broken. Then one can mosey over to that network, from another continent with access (or better access) and see when things will be …

Cowboys and Idiots

Recently I was approached by a person that requested my services with regards to the retrieval of third party information and confidential data from a database that is still available to the public. The data did not belong to the person and although it was offered freely over the Internet I doubt whether the ‘professional’ …

My passwords and habits

What is a good password, how frequently should I change my passwords and how do I protect my account at Facebook, Google and other accounts from identity theft? a Good password consists of random capital and lowercase letters and numbers with ascii characters, (if the system allows them) of at least 8 characters long, more …