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I've been hacked!
First, what happened: I can’t believe it, but my home machine was actually hacked into this weekend. I had installed RealVNC 4.1.1 some time ago, so I could access my machine from afar, although frankly I use RDC much more often, as it is more secure. I just never turned VNC off… Well, I sure should have. See this link for information about the vulnerability in this version of Real VNC: The screen saver always locks my desktop, it keeps the kids off the computer ......

Posted On Monday, March 26, 2007 11:58 AM

Where to keep those user ids and passwords? How about Password Safe?
I can't remember all the userids and passwords I need at all the websites I go to. I can't imagine anyone can! But where do you store them? You can write them down, but you need to put them in a safe so no intruder gets access to you bank accounts, etc... I've used an old copy of CryptInfo on my Palm device for a long, long time. But now I've found a better alternative, and it is open source and free! You can find out more about it here: It is a Windows application, ......

Posted On Thursday, March 1, 2007 6:03 PM

Discovering useful tools for backing up an XP boot drive/partition, and editing disk partitions in general
Well, I've finally made time to start my own blog, and here it is, my first post. Most of my work involves Microsoft .NET, web pages, rich clients, communications, and so forth, and I'm sure I'll be blogging about some of those experiences soon. But I plan to also blog about any technology issues that come up that I think are interesting enough to share, including new discoveries regarding Java, Linux, and open source projects which aren't necessarily new but are either new to me or something I think ......

Posted On Sunday, February 25, 2007 10:50 PM

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