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29 May 2007 | 4,500 views

Commenter of the Month Competition

From now on we will be having a commenter of the month competition here at Darknet to encourage quality comments and discussion. We hope to get more interactive here and we will be giving out prizes sponsored by GFI such as PSP’s iPods and other cool stuff bundled with goodies from GFI such as mugs, [...]

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12 May 2007 | 2,941 views

Recent Down-time at Darknet

Apologies for the recent down-time at Darknet, the longest we’ve had so far I think. The disk-array crashed completely, hardware fault, so rebuilding and recovering the data from the bad disk, then restoring everything was a fairly long process. The site was back up quite early but the database inaccessible due to the taxing of [...]

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08 February 2007 | 4,890 views

Happy 1 Year Anniversary to the Relaunch of Darknet

Yes it’s been exactly one year since Darknet was relaunched in it’s new form supported by WordPress and a variety of posts about tools, tutorials and the latest news from the information security and specifically ethical hacking areas. The first post of the new site: Welcome to Darknet – The REBIRTH It’s been an interesting [...]

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25 December 2006 | 4,284 views

Merry Christmas to All

It’s been a good year for Darknet since the relaunch in February and I’d like to take this chance to thank you for your readership, with over 2300 RSS subscribers during the week the readership has grown into a solid base. I’d like to thank you all for reading, commenting and linking to Darknet and [...]

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06 July 2006 | 3,109 views

Darknet – Subscribe by E-mail

If you aren’t using RSS you can now subscribe to Darknet via e-mail, you will receive a daily update of the posts published in the last 24 hours. Enter your Email Powered by FeedBlitz Might be useful if you don’t have frequent access to check the site too. Cheers!

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03 May 2006 | 5,014 views

Who is Gouki?

Well the original Gouki (also known as Akuma) is a character from the Street Fighter game series. I started using this handle approximately 10 years ago, when I was a big fan of the game. My name is Tiago, and I’m a 20-something geek living in Portugal (all over the place). I am interested in [...]

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03 April 2006 | 12,220 views

Slashdot Effect vs Digg Effect Traffic Report

As I’ve been Digged about 5 times now…and somehow got Slashdotted (whilst I was sleeping) until my server crashed and my host started crying..and my bandwidth went out. I can give a reasonable comparison between Slashdot and Digg traffic. From what I’ve seen Digg traffic is between 4,000 and 20,000 hits depending what time it [...]

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20 March 2006 | 4,381 views

Whos is tonyenkiducx? Who the hell are you?

Im a tinkerer. I can’t say I’m expert in anything more than ASP and MSSQL, but I make a point of playing and learning anything new and wanky. I’ve tweaked dBase, fiddled with Python, installed Apache, destroyed MS2003 server, plugged in SUN boxes, screamed at VisualStudio, urinated on Fedora, set fire too Game Maker, avoided [...]

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16 March 2006 | 179,486 views

Who is Haydies? Me my self and quite possibly some one else.

Shaolin introduced him self, and said he had asked every one to do like wise. News to me mate :-P or did that slip my mind? Can’t see how it could but one never knows… So, any way, who the hell am I? I have known Shaolin for years, he might have some idea how [...]

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14 March 2006 | 15,688 views

Who is Darknet?

Well seen as though I tell the others to do some kind of introduction, probably I should do one for myself too. Then I started out with a Spectrum ZX-81 back in the olden days, typing whole games out of the Spectrum magazines I picked up from charity shops. Yah it had no tape drive, [...]

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