SSH Key-based Attacks

We are aware of active attacks against linux-based computing infrastructures using compromised SSH keys. The attack appears to initially use stolen SSH keys to gain access to a system, and then uses local kernel exploits to gain root access. Once root access has been obtained, a root kit known as “phalanx2” is installed. Phalanx2 appears to be a derivative of an older rootkit named “phalanx”. Phalanx2 and the support scripts...

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ASP Date Formats and Functions

Here are some useful code snippets for ASP dates. 1/21/2001 <%= FormatDateTime(theDate) %> Sunday, January 21, 2001 <%= FormatDateTime(Date, 1) %> Time: 5:53:39 PM <%= FormatDateTime(Now, 4) %> 1/21/2001 5:53:39 PM <%= FormatDateTime(Now) %> Date and time BUT 24 HOURS AGO: 1/21/2001 5:53:39 PM <%=now()-1%> Get the due date but add 5 days in 1/21/2001 5:53:39 PMĀ  format <% DueDate=DateAdd(“d”, + 5, Now()) %> Convert...

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One Way, Two Way and Three Way Linking

There is alot of talk between web masters and search engine specialists about links and its benefits towards search engine rankings. The subject can get wildy out of hand and complicated so I just wanted to tell you the difference between the 3 main linking methods most widely used on the internet. One Way Links A one way link is what it says, one way. It is a link that is one site that points back to another site. For example: SITE A has a link to...

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Is Email Communication Safe?

Are email communications really as secure as you have been led to believe? Its a big question. An important question because billions of emails are sent over the internet every day. Many people that use email simply think that because they use a username and password for their email, then the email contents are safe. Think again. Email communications ARE NOT secure UNLESS you take certain measures. Unless you use SSL to connect to your mail server...

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Outlook 2002 the messaging interface has returned an unknown error

This problem is related to the “the messaging interface has returned an unknown error” error message you get when trying to do something in Outlook. The symptoms were the following: – The message was trying to send but would not leave the outbox – The message could not be deleted – The message could not be moved out of the Outbox – The recipient at the other end was receiving multiple copies of the email –...

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