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The world’s biggest bug bounty payouts

So-called ‘bug bounties’ are offered by some of the world’s largest websites and software companies to ensure that software bugs are found and fixed by friendly security researchers, rather than by malicious hackers who could use the same flaws to cause significant damage. 1,056 more words

Security News

"Hopefully i dont have to work in those racks!"

I have a feeling that everyone who is working in data centers as an IT Engineer , had one of those projects from many others, where they would sat ” Please tell me I don’t need to work here! 34 more words


Oracle 12C Problem with datapatch

I was minding my business, patching an Oracle 12C RAC Cluster when the darned patch failed

./datapatch -verbose

SQL Patching tool version on Mon Aug  3 20:47:31 2015
Copyright (c) 2015, Oracle. 855 more words

Changes to updates for Windows 10

OK, it’s time to learn a few new acronyms.

CB – Current Branch
LTSB – Long Term Service Branch

For those of you that like the current way Microsoft provides updates, LTSB is the way to go. 155 more words

WIndows Client

Roundup: An Up-Cycled Wardrobe

At the beginning of the summer, I started to do a purge of my family’s winter wardrobes. Aside from the things my boys have outgrown, it’s a bit sad to see a pile of new-ish things that they wore through and things I no longer use due to moth holes (ugh!) or wear and tear.  530 more words


Bypassing Browser Back button

Hi, Recently at work I was stuck in a problem where pressing back button was showing old content. Actually on previous page there was a form with some fields to be fields and submitting that form forwards the browser to a new page with some success message. 420 more words


Oracle Critical Patch Update for July 2015

Oracle’s Critical Patch Update is out for July 2015:


Affected are database versions,,, and

This is the final patch for both the and releases. 104 more words