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Now I don’t feel so bad that this site got compromised last week. I received an email yesterday regarding a security breach on the discussion forum. It looks like someone forgot to patch the forum which was exploited via an SQL injection attack.

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Unfortunately some douche decided to ruin my day by exploiting this site via the zero day vulnerability found in thumbtim.php that can allow arbitrary file uploads. Yup, just like many self-hosting WordPress bloggers one of my plugins and themes was using the vulnerable thumbtim.php and ended up taking most of my day to — with the help of other victims — restore the site from with a fresh and shiny clean install. I’ll have to admit that the site being compromised was due to laziness on my part. Even so, its not cool to mess things up for someone with not a lot of time to keep everything in check. Bastards!

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Elisha Cuthbert

Nowadays most modern HDTV sets have built-in DLNA streaming capabilities. I for one have a Samsung LN55B650, which is capable of streaming media from a DLNA server (not just the one included with the TV CD package). Most notably movies! Unfortunately — that I know of — this particular TV will only accept .srt subtitles files. If you happen to have a .sub file, it will not be able to read it. Fortunately there are ways to convert .sub/.idx files to .srt plain text format. This is where Subresync comes in.

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Yesterday A few days ago I posted about the release of the Nokia N9, which with all its impressive features disappointed me with the lack of a physical hardware keyboard. There were however some good news as I learned from Twitter that the Nokia N950 has been quietly and officially announced! As promising as that was the bad news is that the device will have limited numbers and be only available to developers.

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