Idefix had hardware troubles over the last week leaving it more down than up. But things should be fixed again.
De campagne Gelijk oversteken! vraagt aandacht voor de identificatieplicht in Nederland en het voorkomen van misbruik ervan. Kijk op de site, ken je rechten en doe mee.
Played with the auto-proxy config feature of Firefox. Used an old proxy-config-generating perl script and set up a local wpad alias. It took a bit of testing to find out Firefox uses url http://wpad/wpad.dat. This should also work for the automatic proxy config of that browser not updated since 2001. Details from Auto configuration of browsers although I had to add ServerAlias wpad to the apache config.
First advance fee fraud (aka 419 scam) e-mail received mentioning the tsunami disaster in Asia (in particular Indonesia, using a link with the Netherlands to interest people in this country in being scammed).
The phpbb vulnerability showing up before got even turned into a worm named the Santy worm (zdnet article) which automatically defaced sites running phpbb. Details of Santy worm at Symantec.
A lot of stuff in better places in the new house, the new 'office' even starts to look reasonable. It may be me, but this makes the house a lot more usable. Happy new year everybody!