Monthly Archives: September 2008

Even Script Kiddies Can Do It..

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I always tell my clients who have a small business not to use Hotmail or Yahoo mail accounts. It doesn’t look too professional.. They can be hacked so easily.. There are even hacking instructions on the Internet. I’ll wager that there are a good few mail accounts being deleted presently. Governor Sarah Palin’s Yahoo account… Continue reading Even Script Kiddies Can Do It..

More Spam Stupidity..

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Received today.. NOD32 took out the attachment.. Message title – Your internet access is going to get suspended “The Internet Service Provider Consorcium was made to protect the rights of software authors, artists. We conduct regular wiretapping on our networks, to monitor criminal acts. We are aware of your illegal activities on the internet wich… Continue reading More Spam Stupidity..

Déjà Vu..

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OK, I did it. Totally had it with bloatware. It’s all gone. I turned off almost every service, dumped WordPad, Character Map, deleted fonts, screensavers, wallpaper. This machine is so lean that it can’t even send anything to a printer anymore. I have said no to security updates, and no more silly anti-virus running. What’s… Continue reading Déjà Vu..

Ultimate Defrag.. Ultimate fun..

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What can be more fun than watching a ‘Roomba’ in action, windshield wipers clearing rain, clothes swishing around in a front loading wash machine or dryer. Ask your pet dog or cat. As members of the genus ‘Homo Sapiens’, we are above this kind of behaviour, yes? Nooooooooooooooo, we are most definitely not. Once introduced… Continue reading Ultimate Defrag.. Ultimate fun..

W3C compliance.. Will I ever get there?

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There are some who will tell you that Microsoft FrontPage was garbage, that it didn’t adhere to Internet standards, needed what was known as FrontPage extensions installed on the hosting server, that web sites created in it all had the ‘FrontPage’ look. It was easy to create a web site. Good templates plus the ability… Continue reading W3C compliance.. Will I ever get there?