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Beware the Christmas Scammer!

Crime, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

The Midwinter Festival of Excess is upon us, and most people are out looking for deals in the hope of easing the sting of the January bills.  There are many deals to be found online and in various exchange fora such as classified ads, but it is crucial that a shopper exercise a certain amount […]

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An astute observer may notice something new

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

I installed certificates and moved the site to HTTPS.  If you set up any links in the last couple of weeks, they’ll still work, but they will redirect to HTTPS.  That should be seamless. Some browsers get a bit bitchy about pages not being fully encrypted due to my linking from other sites. This does […]

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So what happened?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security, Technology

The Squid Zone has, for a number of years, run in the Amazon cloud.  It is an instance in a pool of (presumably virtual) servers.  Without getting into the obscene technical details, this affords a nice web-based interface to control most aspects of the server, and I can log in with a terminal session to […]

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