language translation for this site

To be able to share to a wider audience I have placed Google Translation gadget at the upper left side of these pages. [more] I'm a frustrated linguist and I will try my best to write in a way that will likely to produce correct translation but forgive me if I don't. Hopefully soon I ...

Suspected Trojan or Virus qxty9be.cmd

Suspected Trojan is messing up my PC at this very moment[more] I attached my portable drive to a computer that didn't have antivirus today. The computer was working fine (at least as it seems) but I found a certain "autorun.inf" and "qxty9be.cmd" in that diks afterwards. I scanned the disk and Symantec didn't see anything! ...

GoDaddy IIS7 DotnetNuke Joomla WordPress

UPDATE (2/2/09): GoDaddy even on deluxe/premium/unlimited hosting accounts, applications (eg. .NET application root) is configured as virtual directories. Thus the ApplicationRootPath is still rooted on the ROOT of the hosting disk space. This makes sense I think and so even if domain points to say ROOT/subfolderA, Response.Redirect("~/Page.aspx") will still point to <domain>/subfolderA/Page.aspx and it will ...

BlogEngine.NET migrating to IIS 7

This blog running on BlogEngine.NET (and the its parent/main site) is now running on IIS 7 Integrated Mode and would like to share a little of my experience. There were two major issues with I migrated these blog to IIS 7 [more] 1) Server Error in / Application – Request is not available in this ...

Lost Internet Access due to ZoneAlarm and Microsoft Update KB951748

I ran into this issue a while ago where I lost internet access connection after installing a windows update and turns out to be because of my ZoneAlarm installation. [more] Overview: Microsoft Update KB951748 is known to cause loss of internet access for ZoneAlarm users on Windows XP/2000. Windows Vista users are not affected. Impact ...

Link: Flash can now be indexed by search engines

Flash can now be indexed by search engines…[more] For most people on the Web, if Google or Yahoo cannot find something, it doesn’t exist. That has been one of the biggest drawbacks to creating a Website or application that displays itself as a Flash (SWF) file. Search engines could see the file, but they could ...

The Microsoft Source Code Analyzer for SQL Injection tool

Microsoft released The Microsoft Source Code Analyzer for SQL Injection tool (for ASP code) is available to find SQL injection vulnerabilities [more] The Microsoft Source Code Analyzer for SQL Injection tool is a static code analysis tool that helps you find SQL injection vulnerabilities in Active Server Pages (ASP) code. This article describes how to ...

Busby SEO Challenge World Cup

There is a "buzz" in the internet about this Busby SEO World Cup Challenge sponsored by Busby Web Solutions based in Australia. The key phrase is "BUSBY SEO CHALLENGE". No I'm not joining, read along [more] I noticed when I was looking at one of local blog directories that this blog is listed in and ...

My Verisign SSL Certificate Application Experience

I do have an idea about SSL, certificates and related security concepts but in my previous works, it was someone else (client IT) who did the preparation, request and installation of SSL certificates until lately when I had to do it myself. I also had experience with trial and self signed certificates but still some ...

Privacy in sending email to mailing list (BCC)

I think most people should know this already although I'm not quite sure about that so posting anyways. Most often than not I receive emails being sent to mailing lists where the the individual recipients don't really know each other or even if they do they might not necessarily want the other recipients of their ...