now that Yahoo is shutting down

Thought I’d check just how old my account is #!/usr/bin/env python3 from yahoo_oauth import OAuth1 oauth = OAuth1(None, None, from_file=’yahoo_credentials.json’) from myql import MYQL yql = MYQL(format=’xml’, oauth=oauth) response = yql.raw_query(‘select * from social.profile where guid=me’) import xml.etree.ElementTree as ET r = ET.fromstring(response.content) for a in r.iter(‘memberSince’): print(a.tag, a.text) memberSince 1998-08-24T17:51:40Z Yahoo launched in 1998, […]

Figure out when a system was installed

AIX: lsconf ll /var/adm/ras/bosinstlog ESXi: get-vmhost | sort name | foreach {$h = $_.Name; $d = (Get-EsxCli -VMHost $h).software.vib.list() | sort InstallDate | select -first 1; write-host $h,$d.InstallDate;} HP-UX: ll /dev/config echo “sel dev 1;info;wait;il”|/usr/sbin/cstm Linux: rpm -qi basesystem rpm -qi filesystem head /var/log/installer/syslog Solaris: showrev ll /var/sadm/system/logs /usr/sbin/prtconf | head Windows: systeminfo | findstr […]

IPv6! | PacketDam

PacketDam has reached an important milestone with the addition of IPv6 support. As native deployments are becoming the norm, it is only a matter of time before attacks switch to the new transport. http://www.packetdam.com/features/

The Wikileaks scandal(s)

Media coverage and public interest in Julian Assange’s latest uncovering of a shitload of documents concerning the American-Afghan war seem to be way overblown, for what appears (after a cursory glance, there are more than 70 thousand of them) to be just accounting paperwork. Accounting of lost lives and destruction, but accounting nevertheless. America’s war […]

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