Peng Zhang on January 4th, 2015

First off, this can be done, but without some minor issues. And this solution is probably more fit for those who are techy and understand the Internet. It would be more trouble for support if the solution is handed over to a client who does not have much basic internet knowledge. With that out of [...]

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Peng Zhang on September 27th, 2014

We just implemented SSO integration between WordPress and PingIdentity successfully. What we learnt is that the “simpleSAMLphp Authentication” plugin (0.7.0)¬†is too complicated to implement, as it has addtional 3rd party¬†application to install and configure, and apache server has to configured to work with it, in addition to the plugin itself. Way too complicated. We tried, [...]

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FTP is an unsafe protocol. avoid using FTP as much as possible; never use the credentials of the hosting customer account for FTP, even though many hosts allow that to be used for FTP as well; use the file manager provided within cPanel for uploading files, as a secure option; test out the WebDisk feature [...]

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Peng Zhang on October 3rd, 2010

Parents like me are always in a fight to manage how much gaming their kids can play in a regular week. Here is a list of game-related domains that I am blocking in a content-filtering router. x.mochiads.com notdoppler.com funorb.com jagex.com arcanists.com tacticsarena.com pawngame.com kongregate.com runescape.com I used to use CyberPatrol but I find my kid [...]

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Peng Zhang on April 6th, 2010

Today I found in the afternoon that my domain and its IP became blocked by TrendMicro, even siteground ‘s cPanel link pointing to the server ip is blocked. This led me to wonder whether there are other websites hosted on the same server that is getting the IP onto the gray or black list, or [...]

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Peng Zhang on March 13th, 2010

Yesterday evening, my computer was infected with a horrible horrible malware ironically called “XP Antispyware 2010″, which installed itself without my knowledge, and started popping windows and alerts that my computer was infected with tons of trojans and spyware, and urged me to register it. I was able to kill the running process “av.exe” with [...]

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