Hack A Battery

Check out this small article on how the firmware in Apple’s laptop batteries is (in)secured with default passwords: http://blogs.forbes.com/andygreenberg/2011/07/22/apple-laptops-vulnerable-to-hack-that-kills-or-corrupts-batteries/ –subnetD

Good video: five wireless security mistakes

Setting up a wireless access point is a common task. Techs do it all the time; homeowners do it relatively frequently. Either of them can make some simple, serious mistakes. Check out this TechRepublic video on five mistakes to avoid when you’re setting up a WAP: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/itdojo/five-blatant-security-mistakes-you-should-avoid-when-setting-up-a-wireless-access-point/2749?tag=nl.e099

Virtualization with VMware Vsphere and View

C63136, VMware, vSphere View Design & Implementation, Section FZ1 Text VMware Vsphere Design, Sybex Objectives To gain an introductory working knowledge of VMware virtualization, and clustering and VDI management applications including vCenter Server and View. Course Outline Day 1 Discuss virtualization and hypervisors VMware Workstation vs. ESX vs. ESXi The VMware stack: Vcenter Vsphere Client …

Corporate firewall a PITA? Here’s how to dodge it; Or, How to Get Your Business Hacked

Yeah, you can get designs for bombs on the Internet, too. Why should I be surprised that Wired magazine has a whole series of recipes for getting around that onerous corporate firewall at http://howto.wired.com/wiki/Access_Blocked_Sites . Find a public proxy, or if those are blocked, set up port forwarding, or set up a simple web proxy …

Adobe, Apple, Disney Pixar, Google, Intel, Intuit, Genentech, and Lucasfilm executives conspire to limit the pay of their employees

The uber-rich have been speaking to us with a forked tongue, decrying “taxing the job creators” while secretly colluding to suppress the pay of non-executives, and placing no bounds on the allowable greed of the executive class. Mark Gibbs, esteemed columnist with NetworkWorld, about made me vomit with this: Consider, for example, the recent revelations …

Introduction to WordPress

Course/Class Number: 58231/35114 Class Title: 58231 WordPress: Beginning, Section SFA 0. Pre-flight Create a folder on your computer for your website. Set up a site in Dreamweaver, using that folder as your web root. Definition: Web root or webroot: The folder that contains your website. 1. Get WordPress Download the latest version: http://wordpress.org/ 2. Install …