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Friday, 16 January 2015

INFO: fSpamlist, Abelhadigital forums

Just a note folks, the database server that houses the databases for fSpamlist and the Abelhadigital forums had a slight case of death today. I've already got a new machine on order and have migrated the databases to a temporary server in the meantime.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Microsoft pulls the plug on the heads up notification

So today, instead of the normal first Thursday of the month heads up bulletin, the one that says how many security bulletins to expect and what type, they sent out an email saying that they are discontinuing it for everyone but their premier support customers.

So let’s review what actions Microsoft has done since they announced the closure of the Trustworthy computing group:

Read more:

Release: Spambot Search Tool v0.58

AHBL lookup has been removed folks, as per;

Hat tip to Julie for the heads up!


Wednesday, 7 January 2015

INFO: hpHosts website

Just a note folks, the hpHosts site is now working properly (issue was caused by my specifying an incorrect path for one of the paths in the code that grabs the latest date).

Cheers goes to my friend Alex!

Monday, 5 January 2015

hpHosts: Updated January 6th 2015

The hpHOSTS Hosts file has been updated. There is now a total of 1,014,846 listed hostsnames.

If you are NOT using the installer, please read the included Readme.txt file for installation instructions. Enjoy! :)
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