Black Viper
Black Viper
Jul 312003
 

In an extension to my previous Quick Rant on ICQLite’s new version including ads, I also must report that if you do not elect to install the updated version, ICQLite will no longer function after a few days. So much for using IM ever again. I have never liked AOL anyway. 🙂

Jul 272003
 

FREE BEER! Now, obviously, I am not offering free beer or ever going to on this website or any other. However, I have placed this web page here for educational purposes to guide my readers in understanding the various Social Engineering techniques that are out today, and attempt to get you to do something you would normally not do. Please, read on… Introduction Social Engineering has been around since the dawn of time. The whole idea is to trick people into doing something that they would never wish to do [Continue Reading]

Jul 252003
 

The web site and network will be up and down randomly for the next few days due to my ISP working on their backbone equipment. Hopefully, after the transition, I will be able to acquire additional bandwidth for even faster web site access. I appreciate your patience during this transitional period.

Jul 242003
 

I wish to thank Ken C., AKULA, Woody and Robert T. for assisting me in verifying my DNS servers configuration. Thanks again!

Jul 212003
 

I have included on the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide, files that contain and modify the Description information to display my Windows XP Services Information in the services.msc description pane (extended view). This will allow you to avoid bouncing between the online version or the printable version. Please visit the Windows XP Services Registry Patch Guide for more information and the small downloadable files. Feedback and success stories with regards to this new information would be appreciated. Please contact me with any issues you may find as, even though [Continue Reading]

Jul 212003
 

Quick Rant: (View the previous ones) I just fired up ICQLite after being away for a few weeks and a message that their is a new version available was displayed. Like a moron, I naturally updated. No other time has ICQ ever notified me in any other versions. After clicking the button, I wondered about that fact. Come to find out, AOL destroyed ICQLite with banner ads on each message window! Not only are they ads, they are Flash ads! Needless to say, it took me 2.5 seconds to close [Continue Reading]

Jul 162003
 

The web site and network will be up and down randomly for the next few days due to my ISP working on their backbone equipment. Hopefully, after the transition, I will be able to acquire additional bandwidth for even faster web site access. I appreciate your patience during this transitional period.

Jul 082003
 

After the release of Service Pack 4, the latest and greatest PDF document for the Windows 2000 Service Configurations is posted: 2000Services.zip [link removed]~ 175,233 bytes ~ 45 pages ~ Printable Revision 4 ~ July 8, 2003 This update expands the dependencies of all the services to include not only what a particular service needs to run, but what other services require it to be functional. This could reduce the headache of attempting to cross reference services and may assist you in determining what services you can safely disable on [Continue Reading]