Monthly Archives: July 2006

A Quick Guide to desktop Videoconf

Some interesting questions last week regarding desk based 1:1 videoconferencing (ReTS#8022). Desktop Videoconferencing (or DVC) is a generic description for the use of desktop computers to simultaneously send and receive video+audio with a remote site. A headset microphone combination is … Continue reading

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Digging through some of my old paper work the other day, I rediscovered a printout of “A Word Wrapped in Light” by John Marstall (Firewheel Design – Sparkplug). Images make you stupid? from Feb 2005. Tentative or not, though, the … Continue reading

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Sysadmin Appreciation Day

Today is Sysadmin Appreciation Day … considering some of the issues we have had today perhaps it was good that we didn’t mention this 😦 System Administrator Appreciation Day [1] If you can read this, thank your sysadmin A sysadmin … Continue reading

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When terrorism is state sanctioned II

Each coffin represents a single person killed in the on-going conflict between Israel and Lebanon. I will be updating this page daily with new numbers taken from BBC’s coverage on the conflict. For comments and suggestions please email me at … Continue reading

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SECURITY: Windows VPN Client Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Another CISCO VPN Windows client issue; as we should have already moved to the 4.8.01.x version this should not be a big issue. We will need to ensure that all machines *were* upgraded last time. ==================================================== The following is a … Continue reading

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When terrorism is state sanctioned

In the past few days Israel has killed hundreds of Lebanese and Palestinian civilians; in many cases wiping out entire families, targeting Red Cross ambulances and UN peace keepers — in clear violation of international law. Despite the indiscriminate bombing … Continue reading

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SECURITY: warning – Trojan attachment

PROBLEM: This morning an unwanted email attachment is being delivered via spam email, see below for an example of the wording used in the email. This attachment is a “trojan” (a malicious program that is disguised as or embedded within … Continue reading

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