Last night my computer decided to randomly blue screen while I was using it. The errors displayed by these blue screens are typically pretty useless. Usually you’re shown some sort of stop error and a bunch of hex code along with it. When your computer blue screens there is a good chance it will create […]
Last week I purchased an Axis wireless IP camera to monitor my home when I’m not there. While I was setting it up I decided that I really needed a central point on my network that I could use to store all of the recorded video footage. I’ve been meaning to setup a media server […]
I often come across suspicious files that I don’t entirely trust are free of malware or viruses. People often forward me emails with attachments asking me to let them know if they are safe to open. I also downlaod quite a bit of software from various sources on the internet. While I could just rely […]
While I was reading the latest edition of 2600 (Winter 2011) I came across an article called RAM Dumping that I found to be very interesting. I did some experimenting with the methods in the article and had some results that were surprising so I decided to blog about my findings. Memory dumps can be […]
I just found out that Time Warner has finally started to deploy the new Samsung SMT-3270 DVR units here in the midwest. As usual my region seems to be the last place to receive any new products or features from Time Warner. We are still waiting for Docsis 3.0 cable modems to get rolled out, […]
If your looking for an easy way to block domains on your network based on many common categories DNS blacklist can do the job easily. DNS blacklist is a package for the popular pfSense platform.