Print Story My accounts are being subject to cracking
Diary
By Troll Hard (Wed Oct 03, 2007 at 12:39:38 PM EST) Accounts, password, hacking, cracking, crackers, security (all tags)
I got locked out of various accounts of mine with my other ID because someone is trying to crack the password to them. One of them being my old account here. So I created a new account. When they get a failed cracking attempt it shuts me out of my account for 15 minutes or more for too many failed password attempts. It is sort of like a denial of service attack.

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Print Story Hi peeps
I've had to turn off the ability to edit your own story for a while.

Update [2006-6-15 8:47:32 by hulver]: Important information about passwords inside.


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Print Story ATTN: Mac OS X Users
Do not enter your admin password when attempting to view a JPEG file.

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Print Story A note to myself in the future
Scoop
By hulver (Sun Feb 05, 2006 at 05:26:11 AM EST) scoop, perl, security (all tags)
And to anybody else wondering why you can't pass parameters to boxes in a macro.

I had forgotten why, I just knew there was a good reason why you couldn't.

I've just tried to do it again, and worked out why you can't do it.


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