Nov
18
2009
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End of an Era ! Pirate Bay shuttered its Torrent Tracker

Operators of The Pirate Bay shuttered the site’s BitTorrent tracker on Tuesday, six years after it was founded. Trackers — the servers that bootstrap each BitTorrent download — are no longer necessary with enhancements like DHT and PEX that allow peers to locate one another without accessing a central server, site operators wrote in the Bay’s blog. read more on Wired News

Oct
7
2009
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Finally the clouds are breaking up : Hannan An Inquiery into the truth

A few weeks ago I have written an article about a news in one of the leading Malayalam newspapers – Matrubhumi (read my article here – Hannan : An enquiry into the Truth!) . The news was about a prodigy girl, who is appreciated by many well known scientists and graduated from NASA by the age of 14. However as I suggested in my previous article, the news was a scandal and a few days [...]

Sep
20
2009

Making BSNL EVDO work in Ubuntu

A friend of mine recently told me that she is not using Linux because she can’t configure her BSNL EV-DO in her Linux Machine. See how I resolved the issue (She is using an Ubuntu Machine, so it is obvious that this tutorial is indented for those users with Ubuntu 8.04 or more). So how do we do it ? Plug the EV-DO to your USB port and then open your terminal (for those who [...]

Sep
18
2009
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Computer & Information Security Related Links

I have found some of these links while searching for security topics in the Internet. It might be useful for some of you. Computer Network Security http://security.internet2.edu/ internet2 security related stuff http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Electrical-Engineering-and-Computer-Science/6-857Fall2003/CourseHome/ network and computer security MIT OCW course-ware http://www.isecom.org/osstmm/ open source security testing manual http://crypto.stanford.edu/cs155/syllabus.html it has a detailed syllabus and informative documents (pdf) on each section http://www.networksecurityjournal.com/ the name says it all http://www.networktutorials.info/security_solutions.html network security guide http://netsecurity.about.com/ computer network security and related things [...]

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