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Archive for December, 2010

17 Dec, 2010

Your site gets compromised, what do you do?

Posted by: alex in: Gibbering

.. make people unable to use authentication methods that don’t involve giving you a password, that’s what! Following on from the Gawker account hack, I have gone and changed a bunch of accounts, even though I may not have actually used a password I generated for Gawker, but it seemed prudent. Lifehacker have a page […]

14 Dec, 2010

Fixing GPT partition tables for OSX

Posted by: alex in: Apple

With our upcoming visit to Australia, we’re doing backups before we go away. But alas! Elizabeth’s USB drive didn’t work. It became unmounted, and when she plugged it back in, no volumes were found! .. by OSX Never wanting to throw away the contents of a drive, I started digging. On a Linux box, I […]