Block SSH script attacks

Posted on September 29, 2005 in Uncategorized

If you run a machine that is open to the public internet, and you open up SSH then you've seen these entries in your system logs.

eb 10 07:07:36 localhost sshd[1078]: Illegal user matt from 210.127.248 …

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Writing sensible email messages

Posted on September 25, 2005 in Uncategorized

Before you type anything into a new message, have explicit answers for two questions:
Why am I writing this?
What exactly do I want the result of this message to be?
If you can't succinctly state these answers, you might want to hold off …

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Spyware & Adware Removal Tips

Posted on September 09, 2005 in Uncategorized

So you have spyware huh? Well I’m here to tell you how to get rid of it. Now as time goes on and newer spyware comes out this guide may become obsolete. However I clean spyware daily and these tips below have never failed me.

OSx86 Project Guides hidden from Apple

Posted on September 06, 2005 in Uncategorized

A while back, Apple issued an order to have all the guides removed. The OSx86 Project team did removed the links and the Guides section on the menu. However they never really removed the guides. "Enjoy" them while you can.

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Linux Newbie Administrator Guide

Posted on September 06, 2005 in Uncategorized

The Linux Newbie Administrator Guide is "A complete reference for new Linux users who wish to set up and administer their own Linux home computer, workstation and/or their home or small office network." Weening myself off WinTendo seemed nearly impossible until I found this jewel.

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Gmail Notifier for Mac OSX

Posted on September 02, 2005 in Uncategorized

Here is a little tool for you Mac based Gmail users.

The app is small and nonintrusive, but hopefully still has all the features a Mac user would want. With it you can:

- view messages without opening …

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Microsoft Word How-Tos

Posted on August 28, 2005 in Uncategorized

Here are a bunch of useful how-to articles for different things you can do with Microsoft Word. From creating booklets to form letters and labels. No more trying to explain it to people yourself... just point them to this link.

Turn your old PC into a File Server

Posted on August 11, 2005 in Uncategorized

A great step by step tuorial with lots of pictures for us who didn't get much book learnin'. I personally would create a Linux box for a server but this is a solid alternative.

Mac OS X - Hidden Files

Posted on July 22, 2005 in Uncategorized

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The idea of a hidden file has changed since the days of the classic Mac OS, where a file's "hidden" attribute was set in the resource fork of the file, and wasn't immediately accessible to …

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HOW TO - Enhanced Podcasts

Posted on July 18, 2005 in Uncategorized

Apple's new iTunes 4.9, iPod color, allows you to view (and listen to) "enhanced podcasts" these are audio files that can have slideshows, URLs and some cool features we have discovered. Apple's included documents and a …

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