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Finally, a bit more about me.

Posted by Alexander, 06 September 2013 - * * * * * · 4917 views
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I've never posted an introduction, and came a little late in the picture for a staff interview thread. I thought I'd remove a shroud and be a little more level with the kind folks and community I've disappeared from recently.

I turned 21 in April (Hurray! And yes, means I was only 18-19 when I joined in 2010) and had very little going on in my life. I ro...


Posted by Alexander, 02 October 2011 - - - - - - · 885 views

When rearranging a long overdue book shelf, I had discovered an old folder of electrical engineering workbooks and manuals from back in my school days.

Reading through it was almost parallel (in joy) to learning programming for the first time. There were dozens upon dozens of equations to crunch numbers with, and even a full "physical" aspect of...

Wanted (again?)

Posted by Alexander, 18 April 2011 - - - - - - · 843 views

(blog post of result of my nightly boredom)

After having going through my logs again, I had found some more interesting traffic, an array of syn floods from my firewall log and other various goodies from an address of this range:
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The pains of overcomputing

Posted by Alexander, 19 December 2010 - - - - - - · 1267 views


The big 1K.

Posted by Alexander, 27 September 2010 - - - - - - · 862 views


Interesting attempts to break into my site

Posted by Alexander, 13 August 2010 - - - - - - · 1093 views

I was walking around my 300mb server logs recently with grep and found some pretty interesting things, a bot with the user agent "libwww-perl/5.805" (deemed dangerous) scanned my site for multiple bugs and exploits, I never actually saw anything done in the wild but now I'll block it.

Other than automated bots, there seem to be some interesting attempts by...


Posted by Alexander, 03 August 2010 - - - - - - · 1266 views

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