A Multiprocessing Module Tutorial for Python

Intro So for work I have built a tool that takes advantage of multithreaded processes on python. When researching for this topic I came across a number of guides that suggest the usage of the threading module. Now don’t get me wrong, the threading module is great, but do to a limitation with the Global… Read More »

Checking MySQL Events with Nagios

You should never ever use MySQL Events. Well that might be an exaggeration. There are probably some good uses for MySQL Events. But if you’re using them chances are a developer has decided to use them to do something that should have been included somewhere else in the platform. The biggest problem with MySQL Events… Read More »

HTTPoxy Patch and Mitigation Links

HTTPoxy Patch and Mitigation Links HTTPoxy Status HTTPoxy is a CGI bug that relates to how webservers and applications deal with certain environment variables. It’s the latest and greates BWAIN (Bug with an Interesting Name). There are two independent way to protect yourself from this bug and the manner that is best for you or… Read More »

How to Reboot in Tough Scenarios

In my last job I ran into a scenario where a hard drive failed while a system was still running. When I attempted to reboot with and /sbin/reboot it failed with a rather cryptic message. Honestly I had never ran into this issue before. So I turned to google and found this excellent Linux Journal… Read More »

ImageTragick Patches Links

ImageTragick Patches Links Hello again. I’ve been tracking packages for ImageTragick. Feel free to look below for you system and let me know if there’s a system you’re following that I’m not. Have a good one. Main Informational Links: ImageTragick Main Page lcamtuf on ImageTragick ImageMagic Project MITRE Link NVD Page Organization Notification Patches Available… Read More »

PSA: CVE-2016-0718 Libexpat Bug Out

PSA: CVE-2016-0718 Libexpat Bug Out The Expat XML Parser is a ubiquitous parser written in C that is included in a number of projects. If you have a C program that uses an XML parser it’s plausible that it could be included in your project. Links to patches to major distributions are below. Please patch… Read More »

BadLock Patches Links

BadLock Patches Links Hey there. I’ve been tracking packages for Badlock. All systems I’m tracking have now recieved patches. I’m not longer updating this page. Have a good one. Main Informational Links: Badlock Mitre Link Samba Release Notes Organization Notification Patches Available Canonical (Ubunutu) USN-2950-1 Yes Red Hat RH Notice Yes Microsoft MS16-047 Yes Samba… Read More »

To Forbes

Forbes, This is rediculous. I don’t use an adblocker. I will view your ads however at this moment you load 45 different javascript libraries that make your site as slow as dog shit. I will not disable my javascript library blocker for your “ad-light” experience that is rediculously slow. How slow? I have a fiber… Read More »