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January 2010

Google Custom Search Promotions   by Anthony Lawrence
- Google's Custom Search engine is generally accurate at finding the results I'd like it to find when searching this site. However, sometimes it doesn't find what really is the best result. Until now, there hasn't been much you could do about that.
Internet Scrabble   by Anthony Lawrence
- Our family has recently discovered online Scrabble through Facebook.. We've been a Scrabble playing family for many decades; we all love the game, but we are seldom all together to play and even when we are, we usually have other things to do.
Lan sniffing with a DualComm port mirroring switch and Windump   by Anthony Lawrence
- I was recently contracted to help another consultant sniff a customers network for suspicious activity. The situation was that the customer had been put on blacklists because some internal machine had apparently been compromised and was sending out spam.
Basic TrueCrypt Usage   by Anthony Lawrence
- I and other people here have mentioned TrueCrypt before. I thought (and perhaps you did too) that it was very simple and obvious to use but I've had several people write to me complaining that they downloaded and installed it, but have no idea what to do next.