Earth Day 2009, anyone?!

priya tuli's randombloggz greenpeace treehugger earth_day_2009 | General | Wednesday April 22, 2009 | By priya

Today, in celebration of our fragile blue-green home-planet, I plan to turn off all non-essential lights, including those in my head, which I do every day anyhow. I also plan to skip showering, just for today, thereby conserving 80 gallons of water per...

17 year old hacks Twitter, then gets hacked

# worm twitter xss | security | Friday April 17, 2009 | By markos

  11 April : 17 year old from New York wrote a worm that exploits an XSS vulnerability on Twitter and brought Twitter on it's knees. Sure the worm was mostly harmless, meaning no sensitive information was stolen by the author. Story on xssed.com ...

Desktop dilemma

priya tuli's randombloggz General | Sunday April 12, 2009 | By priya

Today, I am going to share with you a dilemma, the horns of which I've been messing with. My old laptop has been slowly dying on me for the past several months; besides being five years old and choking to death on data, the cooling system is shot. So it...

liveinspector.gr: το νεο μουσικό site είναι γεγονό...

# live inspector gigs συναυλίες music | python | Sunday April 05, 2009 | By markos

We interrupt this program to bring you a special announcement: live inspector is up and running! Ένα μήνα μετά το alpha version, και μετά απο πολλές δοκιμές και διορθώσεις bugs το liveinspector.gr περνάει στη φάση της κανονικής λειτουργίας του! Πρόκειται...

Hi-rises on shifting sands

priya tuli's randombloggz burj_dubai dubai | General | Monday March 30, 2009 | By priya

There isn’t a single new place that I’ve visited that I haven’t liked. Well okay, that’s oversimplifying it a bit; most places, I love. Some I love more than others. And some, well there are aspects I dislike. Those are the places I don’t particularly want to...

Three down, x more to go!

priya tuli's randombloggz General | Wednesday March 25, 2009 | By priya

Yes I’m back, in several little pieces, from my third (but short) trip to Greece . With another knapsack full of strange tales, heart-warming encounters and surreal experiences…and within hours of landing back home, the decision to go...

Adding "named pin" functionality to Apache Roller

geekologue java roller jpa open_source velocity | Dev | Thursday January 29, 2009 | By Manos

 Quoting: "Apache Roller is a full-featured, multi-user and group-blog server suitable for blog sites large and small. This is the project's homepage, which provides a brief overview of the software and project as ...

Middle East protesters deface US Army and Nato web...

# sql defacement injection crackers | security | Saturday January 10, 2009 | By markos

On Thursday 8 Jan, Turkish cracker "Agd_Scorp" defaced the US Army website mdw.army.mil and NATO Parliament www.nato-pa.int, by putting messages in support of the Intifada and protesting against the recent Israeli attacks in Palestine...

25th Chaos Communication Congress - "Nothing to hi...

# events ccc security hacing culture | events | Thursday January 01, 2009 | By markos

  The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) is a Germany based hacker organization, one of the biggest and most influential. Since its foundation on 1981 they have contributed to the evolution of computer security, freedom of information, development of the hacker...

We are not blocking traffic, We ARE Traffic

# alexis grigoropoulos sabotage | opinion | Tuesday December 16, 2008 | By markos

  I'm using the Critical Mass slogan for this. Today at 3 in the afternoon a team of students broke into the Biggest Greek TV and media broadcasting channel , NET to protest against the Goebbels style propaganda many channels are following to...

Impact Mozilla

ele says mozilla open_source | inside stories | Wednesday December 10, 2008 | By Elefteria

Vote for the Impact Mozilla Winner! Voting closes on December 17th at 12:00 noon Pacific Time.   How do you Firefox? It’s your life. Your browser should reflect it. Customization Campaign Community-driven campaign to spread...

Information is the greatest weapon

# opinion film expusure arts | opinion | Wednesday December 03, 2008 | By markos

Hats off to Stelios Kouloglou and his team for the film " Apology of an Economic Hit Man " . The film is a political thriller based on the novel of John Perkins 's , Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (ISBN 0-452-28708-1), featuring the writer...

Domain hijacking and other malicious activities wi...

# gmail security vulnerabilities | security | Wednesday November 26, 2008 | By markos

  A few months ago I read on Gnucitizen about the Gmail CSRF and that was what I think one of the first really big cases of a CSRF attack that became publicly known. Although Google has fixed this issue, it seems there's a new bug somehow similar...

FOSDEM 2009: Free and Open Source Developers' Euro...

# fosdem source' 'open meeting | events | Monday November 10, 2008 | By markos

    Just received the call for participation for FOSDEM 2009 from one of the organizers. FOSDEM is THE event to visit .  If you're a developer , you'll have the chance to attend some awesome presentations from the people that...

me @ the marathon

# opinion sports marathon | opinion | Sunday November 09, 2008 | By markos

Just arrived from the marathon . Wwwwhat? You ran 42km? Exactly, and I did so in 5hours 20minutes. Not as close as the world record, which  is a little less than 2h4m, but not so bad for my first marathon :) I've decided to participate in the...


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