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Purdy (2383)

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Bleh - not feeling creative right now. You can check me out on PerlMonks [].
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  Journal: Wow - perlmonks hacked - passwords exposed! on 2009.07.30 7:40

Journal by Purdy on 2009.07.30 7:40
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If you haven't heard the news, perlmonks was 0wn3d pretty majorly. The hackers were able to get access to the box and reap usernames and passwords (which were stored in cleartext -- FAIL!).

It's also interesting to see that even elite Perl people aren't immune to insecure passwords, looking at the list (scroll down to find 'perlmonks').
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  Journal: Ouch on 2009.01.31 11:23

Journal by Purdy on 2009.01.31 11:23
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I woke up this morning and wanted to find something that would change my Windows wallpaper automatically, randomly and at regular intervals from my Picasa photo library. So what to use ... what to use ... Google? But to my surprise, every site is flagged as malware ... even Google.

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  Journal: A new way to test (to me?) on 2009.01.02 22:29

Journal by Purdy on 2009.01.02 22:29
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It's a shame all of my code can't reside in the tidy confines of my Perl libraries - from time-to-time, I have to write JavaScript for a better browser experience. If you haven't heard, Yahoo's YUI has a testing framework (YUITest) that is pretty neat and I'm now using it (vs. Selenium).

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