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February 4, 2015

Ex-employee exploit on company website

Last week, one of the websites that I maintain was attacked. The intruder seems to have exploited a misconfiguration in one of the items, to place an order for 0$. This exact thing happened last year too. In that previous case, Paul, ex-employee, a network administrator, had used his own name. At the time, I […]

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February 5, 2014

LogMeIn Free is no longer free

For a long time, LogMeIn Free has been one of my favourite remote control solutions. It’s easy to set-up and easy to use. I even bought the app, both for Android and iPhone that allowed me to help my dad, kids and a few friends to solve technical issues remotely, sometimes even while having dinner […]

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July 8, 2013

Mojo Marketplace Diary of Fail

That’s it! I’ve had it! I’m starting a Mojo Marketplace Diary of Fail. EDIT: I should qualify that by saying that I’m talking specifically about the One-Click Install feature connected to Bluehost. Starting right now, I’m going to write down every time this shitty piece of software craps out which, so far, has been on […]

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July 5, 2013

SimpleScripts – Mojo Marketplace – Bluehost disaster

Once every few years, a company fucks up so completely, so thoroughly, that I use the word “Fuck” in public. Such is the case of Mojo Marketplace. Who is Mojo Marketplace? It used to be a third rate reseller of deep discount WordPress, Joomla and Magento themes, but I guess the 10 themes for $30 […]

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May 7, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 – 01: Let the games begin

After some running around I finally got my Samsung Galaxy S4. Fortunately my Bell contract was up for renewal because spending $700 on a phone is ridiculous, even if the phone is really cool. I paid $200 in exchange for renewing for another 3 years with Bell. They waived the usual 35$ fee and the […]

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