I said goodbye to MobileMe (an account I’d had since the heady days of iTools) on Saturday… and ever since, mail and sync on my iPhone 4 has been broken.
My experience in having my iTunes store account compromised points to a larger issue with information security in the Apple iTunes Store and iCloud service. iTunes fraud appears to be on the rise. John Gruber disagrees.
dvsmith.net has changed servers. After a couple of very long weeks of practically zero connectivity via my “business class” Road Runner connection, I finally gave up on my principle that dvsmith.net would always be self-hosted. (Gee, thanks, Time Warner Cable, I’d only been striving for that since 1997.) Now, the site lives on A Small […]
Absolutely, 100% by accident, I managed to discover that my server had fallen victim to an interesting SQL/PHP injection attack. I began to notice some odd search traffic that resulted in one or two hits to both of the sites on this server and decided to Google the hostnames to see what the results were. […]
Originally posted to BlueNC.com back in April 2009. In the meantime, Ty Harrell has resigned due to adultery and questionable finances and Verizon sold its stake in North Carolina to Frontier Communications. Reposted here for archival purposes, because the “Level Playing Field/Cities/Service Providers” bill is back, for a fourth encore. As reported by the Independent […]
I’ve been proudly self-hosting dvsmith.net for many years, but a number of recent server hiccups (including a new mystery gremlin that brings Apache to its knees every 22-24 hours) and the absolutely awful quality of Time Warner’s “Business Class” RoadRunner service, have convinced me that it’s time to move to an off-site host. The requirements […]