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South Park portrait

In the great tradition of many Sun bloggers, here's my South Park Portrait: width="262" height="262" border="0" alt="Dan Anderson" />

War Dog walking for wireless access points

Trusty assistant servicing prototype antenna Most people reading this have probably heard of "wardriving," where somone drives around wtih a wifi laptop with a GPS looking for wireless "hotspots" (Access Points or APs). The results are typically uploaded to a website such as Wigle...

WikiMedia, PHP, MySQL, and Apache in Solaris 10

The following are notes on how to enable MediaWiki, PHP, MySQL, and Apache in Solaris 10. MediaWiki enables a Wiki using the same software as the WikiPedia encyclopedia that anyone can view and edit online. MediaWiki requires a PHP-enabled webserver and MySQL. Stock Solaris 10...

Toorcon 7: Computer Security Conference, San Diego, Sept. 2005

Toorcon 7: Computer Security Conference, San Diego, Sept. 2005 Toorcon 7 Keynote: Operational Security: Rethinking Realty Keynote: How Hackers Get Caught Bastille Hardening Assessment Tool How Big is that Foot in the Door? Exploring Security Problems in Hardware: Past and Present Tor:...

Yosemite Valley's First Art Exhibit

alt="Indian Life at Mirror Lake, 1878. Watercolor by Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming" width="582" height="375" border="0" />Indian Life at Mirror Lake, 1878. Watercolor by Constance Frederica Gordon-Cumming (29.5'x19.25'). [Click to enlarge and for more images] The first art...

Solaris Security Toolkit Customization

Customizing Solaris Security Toolkit The Solaris Security Toolkit provides a flexible way to harden a Solaris system, making it more secure from malicious attack. This software may be installed during a unattended Solaris JumpStart install,or installed after Solaris is installed...

Glacier National Park

Here's my wife, Helen Gunn, on the trail to Grinnell Glacier last summer, out of Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana. We liked it so much we're going back again.Usually the trail is dry, but there was a temporary waterfall on the way. The days before there were these...

Toorcon 2004 Security Conference, San Diego

Toorcon 2004 Security Conference, San Diego, www.toorcon.org align="middle" border="0" /> Once again, I attended San Diego's annual hacker and Security Convention sponsored by a local hacker group. It's cheap ($60), tax-deductible, and convenient for me! (my time, my money). Disclai...

Icons for Gnome, CDE, or MS Windoz

I have some icons I converted or screen-scraped at http://dan.drydog.com/xicons/ Many or most of these are not public domain, so I would investigate their legal status if using for non-personal commercial use. Enjoy. Technorati Tag: Technorati Tag: