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. I used to use CyberPatrol but I find my kid [...]

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Peng Zhang on September 1st, 2010

I have a site that is developed on HTTP, and later moved onto HTTPS. And it was throwing security warnings “This page contains both secure and nonsecure items”. Took me about an hour and a half to nail the cause down. Because all the conventional weapons I use were not able to find anything wrong. [...]

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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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We have a web-based flash project that uses ExternalInterface calls from inside the Flash piece to open up additional html pages that contain resource files and documents. The project also makes heavy use of videos, and because of that, some recipients on remote islands on limited bandwidth are having issue with the online version, and [...]

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I have hosted WordPress sites on the shared servers of two different hosting companies: IXWebhosting and Siteground. With regard to site security, one is much better than the other. Directory Listing Is a Threat to Your Site and Assets Security On my IXWebhosting shared server, I discovered to my horror that if I type the [...]

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