Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tool to continually ‘ping’ tcp ports (nmap-ping)

I occasionally find it useful to see whether the connection between myself and a target machine is on a stable net connection where the sys-admin has also blocked ICMP at their firewall.  In order to monitor the uptime I wrote … Continue reading

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First Great Western Bag Security Failure

I was on my way between Bristol and Swindon the other day and I did that horrible and quite frankly, stupid thing of leaving a bag in a train station.  It was as I was getting off the train at … Continue reading

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