Author Archives: lintal

Under Attack

So, last night I had a lot of fun after I was getting a DDOS attack against my server. I had several connections from a few Camfrog relay servers or other related servers which have been causing high bandwidth flow … Continue reading

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IPv6 working

It’s an exciting time with the web. Linode have just enabled IPv6 networking at their London data-centre, something that I have been waiting for some time now; something to amuse me for this evening. To experiment, I have enabled this … Continue reading

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Site back online – ePrivacy law

OK, finally got this damn site back online (word-press upgrades gone wrong). So, as a first post back, I thought I would touch on the ePrivacy law coming into effect literally over the next few days. Take a look here: … Continue reading

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Social Dependence

Once again, Facebook have been in the news this week and this time, because people have not been able to access Facebook. Now I appreciate that it is a very useful tool to share news and information with your peers, … Continue reading

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Password Security

How secure do you think your computer or online data really is? One technique used by hackers to break passwords is so-called “brute force” where they try and guess every single combination for your password and unfortunately this is becoming … Continue reading

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Security Warning

Recently we have seen many problems from large websites about security flaws at the user level. It is this kind of security loophole that can allow people to access or hijack information that they should not be able to reach. … Continue reading

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A New Post

Hi everyone. I am aware its been a little while since the last post I put out but the blame for this lays on university finals and a quick holiday. Fortunately I am back on the scene now so keep … Continue reading

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Browser Wars

Recently we have seen a huge influx of advertisements from Microsoft trying to show off Internet Explorer 8. These adverts, amusingly for those of us who use different browsers, are showing off functionality that has existed in other browsers for … Continue reading

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Apple shunning the competition

There has been a lot of talk recently about Apple now restricting how applications for the iPhone/iPad are made. Simply, any applications that are to be made available through the Apps Store must have been made using ONLY the Apple … Continue reading

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Social Media – the power of collective thought

For most people as well as companies, a huge amount of effort goes into managing a so called “online presence”. From the social side, users of Facebook like to keep in touch with their friends/family. Companies are out there trying … Continue reading

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