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11 February 2014 | 658 views

Yes – We Now Have A Facebook Page – So Please Like It!

Yes finally, like 6 years later than everyone else we have a Facebook page – it has a huge 3 likes.. I’ll share the posts there (if you don’t use RSS any more since Google Reader closed down – it might be a decent way to keep up) plus some other funny/interesting stuff of relevance [...]

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24 December 2012 | 600 views

Merry Christmas 2012 From Darknet

I’d just like to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas, that’s if you celebrate it – if you don’t enjoy the holiday anyway. Have a HO HO HO Happy Hacking Christmas and a Happy Holiday.

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05 April 2012 | 1,009 views

Server Migration – Moved To Linode! And Changed To Nginx/PHP-FPM/APC/W3TC

So lately I’ve being doing a lot more DevOps stuff than security stuff and I’m pretty much enjoying it (apart from some of the tedious sys-admin stuff). So with some of the new stuff I’ve learnt along the way, I decided to move Darknet from a rather bloated managed VPS with 2GB of RAM and [...]

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03 February 2011 | 9,109 views

Happy Chinese New Year 2011

To all those celebrate – we wish you a healthy, happy and prosperous new year of the Rabbit. Gong Hey Fat Choy/Gong Xi Fa Cai

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24 December 2010 | 7,838 views

Merry Christmas 2010

No updates for today, it’s Christmas Eve! Just wanted to take this opportunity to wish all of you that celebrate a Merry Christmas 2010. See you next week :)

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06 April 2010 | 4,810 views

The New Look Darknet & A New VPS

If you’ve been reading regularly you would have probably noticed unavailability or extreme loading times during March. Anyway, it was about time I updated the look of the site and the functionality needed implementing properly so I took the change to put up a new theme and fix any inefficient parts of the old setup. [...]

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11 February 2010 | 8,458 views

Darknet – A Finalist For The 2010 Social Security Bloggers Awards

Well this is a first for me and this blog, Darknet has been nominated for a blogging award and selected as a finalist! There’s some heavy-weights in our category too like SANS ISC and Evil Bytes from Dark Reading. If you don’t know about SBN (Security Bloggers Network) it’s a VERY good collection of RSS [...]

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25 December 2009 | 4,457 views

Merry Christmas 2009

I’d just like to take this opportunity to wish you all a merry xmas 2009, enjoy the festive season and I hope santa brought you whatever nifty gadgets you wished for.

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31 December 2008 | 3,637 views

Happy New Year For 2009 From Darknet

Well it’s December 31st again that means shortly another year will be over and we will be ushering in 2009. Let’s hope for another year full of exciting tools, new developments, more Microsoft exploits (and timely patches) and interesting issues to discuss. I’d like to take this chance to thank you all for your continuing [...]

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05 August 2008 | 7,206 views

July Commenter of the Month Competition Winner 2008!

Competition time again! As you know we started the Darknet Commenter of the Month Competition on June 1st 2007 and it’s been running since then! We have just finished the fourteenth month of the competition in July and are now in the fifthteenth, starting a few days ago on August 1st – Sponsored by GFI. [...]

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