Horrid Service Experience @mediatemple

Venting… I host my blog @mediatemple. I have been generally satisfied with their service, but have had issues with the speed of their servers. Their telephone customer support has always been helpful… until today! I got an email yesterday telling me that the thumb.php file used in many WordPress themes had been exploited. Since my theme used this executable file,… Continue reading

Only Geeks Would Care

Kerry vs. Bush on the WWW Candidate Web Site Webserver information John Kerry JohnKerry.com Server: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) PHP/4.1.2 mod_perl/1.29 mod_ssl/2.8.12 OpenSSL/0.9.6b X-Powered-By: PHP/4.1.2 George W. Bush GeogeWBush.com Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0 X-Powered-By: ASP.NET X-AspNet-Version: 1.1.4322 No suprise that W.’s campaign is hosted on a expensive, buggy, and relatively insecure web server. Source: James A. Chappell… Continue reading