December 12th, 2005

mini me + poo

That's interesting

I spent most of Sunday at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry. (More later, when it will be put as a Highlight of the weekend.)

While I was there, I was sad enough to use their internet access to do a quick google for something and, "oh, while I'm here..." see what google came up with for 'chaps hiv' and other similar searches.

OMG! chaps.org.uk was number two! The official chapsonline.org.uk site was four!! Ha!!!

It wasn't so good for 'chaps bisexual', but it's early days and being #2 for the main search was going to be a Major Highlight.

But today... google has heard of the site (doing 'site:chaps.org.uk' shows that) but has none of the content. Wierd.

I'll have to have a look at the logfiles to see if googlebot's paid a visit between yesterday afternoon and today, and what happened when it did.
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mini me + poo

Hello Ian, got a new router?

For some reason, Zone Alarm started shutting themselves down a couple of times a week here recently. Two AV programs (and the rootkit revealer) failed to find any nasties, but it was somewhat worrying. Collapse )

Its logs do confirm again just how often anyone on the net gets port scanned. Do other people just accept this, or do you see which port(s) are being attacked, make a guess as to which exploit the other end fell prey to and send a suitable something back?

Tomorrow... wireless. Fingers crossed.

Any tips? Stop unknown MACs connecting, use the better WPA encryption, get the router to hide the network's name... anything else?
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