Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cliffhanger

A cliffhanger at the end of the season of a TV series is bad enough especially if the TV series gets cancelled afterwards. But a cliffhanger at the end of a book is even more annoying, at least if you know … Continue reading

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Automated attacks against Postfix

Yesterday evening I discovered thousands of lines like these in my server’s mail logfile: Jun 12 08:58:37 colwyn postfix/smtpd[25605]: warning: unknown[212.154.6.176]: SASL CRAM-MD5 authentication failed: PDM3MjM3NzE1Mzk1NjU1MDEuMTMwNzg2NTUxNUBjb2x3eW4uemhhZHVtLm9yZy51az4= Jun 12 08:58:44 colwyn postfix/smtpd[25605]: warning: unknown[212.154.6.176]: SASL CRAM-MD5 authentication failed: PDU0MDA0NDczMjgzNjU2NDAuMTMwNzg2NTUyMkBjb2x3eW4uemhhZHVtLm9yZy51az4= […] Jun … Continue reading

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Movie of the Week: X-Men: First Class

An X-Men movie without Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Hugh Jackman? Can that work? The makers of X-Men: First Class took a big risk with the latest instalment of the X-Men movie series. X-Men: First Class tells the story of the founding of the X-Men … Continue reading

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