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Amazon Server Boast Security but what Happen when AWS Instances Attacks You 0

When Amazon Cloud Servers Attack

Amazon boast a secured server layer with elastic IP support. They also claims that your AWS clouds are being actively protected from network intrusions from outside sources. While this sounds good, they do lack one simple thing.. Fast actions when when Amazon cloud servers attack you on your doorstep. For 4 months I was constantly being attacked from Amazon but reporting an incident requires a lot of wait time, filling up forms, sending emails which will request you to fill up a form again. The countless time of doing this over and over again slowly becomes frustrating. On one instance I...

Extend my28/my28s battery life 7

Extend My28’s Battery Life

My28 and the exclusive to Smart My28S are decent phones with a fast quadcore CPU but with small RAM of 512MB which causes slowdowns when the phone needs more memory for the running apps, the slow down happen when the phone automatically kill running apps to get memory space. The big draw back of the phone is not the small RAM but the small battery capacity. Here are some tips to extend My28’s battery life.

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Kwago Thermal Drone

A Filipino made “Search and Rescue” drone specialized for night operations was built by talented Filipino men and a finalist with the United Arab Emirates Drones for a Good Awards. The project code named “Kwago” is an app controlled drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera for heat signature readings from the ground, a pattern recognition software, auto take-off and landing AI (on case of collision), working sonar sensors and ads-b system, a fully packed search drone.

The project was patterned on how owls (Kwago) travels in pitch black with their sonars, adjusting the altitude or even velocity if needed to avoid collisions. This is a very neat feature specially the increase in risk with drones colliding with different aircraft. The sonar sensors enable Kwago to “see” these aircraft and in return enables the later to see the drone on their radar.

MyPhone's my28S powered by Smart 2

MyPhone my28s Powered by Smart

Due to the overwhelming response and acceptance of the first MyPhone My28 subsidized phone from Smart, the said unit went out of stock in just less than 2 weeks. I was lucky enough to secure a few units, one from a friend involve in the cellphone retail industry, one from a random Smart Store and the last one from Smart Online Store.

The Telco giant have noticed this phenomenal acceptance of the budget entry level unit when stores went out of stock in minutes or a few days. My28 which was subsidized by Smart goes viral on multimedia networks due to a few factors.

Software Development 1

Always Update Your Virtual Server

Updating your Virtual Server is a must procedure to ensure that you’ll get the latest update and patches. Almost all of the security problems we encounter on our Virtual Server gets easily fixed by performing an application update.

In the video, I used Yum command’s “yum update” to instruct CentOS to download the latest updates.

Sniper Elite 3 on Sale at steam 0

Sniper Elite on 80% Off Sale at Steam

Sniper Elite 3 is a tactical third-person shooter that combines stealth, gameplay choice and genre-defining ballistics with huge, open levels and the exotic terrain of World War 2 North Africa.

Get it for 80% off on sale until January 19, 2016

Server Management 1

Installing CentOS 6 Minimal

We will start the video series with a small video showcasing about “Installing CentOS 6 Minimal” using noVNC over the internet’s cloud servers. For the tutorial, I used Vultr since it gives more power to the user by allowing you to install a Minimal version of your favorite OS via custom ISO. When starting a sever, a minimal OS installation is a big YES to avoid software conflicts.

Cloudflare - is it good or bad 1

Will CloudFlare Help You?

CloudFlare is a Contende Delivery Network (CDN) that offers peformance and security service. On average a website can load faster from approximately 25%-60% and uses lesser bandwidth on your physical server.

CloudfFlare operates by hiding your physical server from the prying eyes while allowing good connections like spiders and crawler bots to continue accessing your website. It also offers compression and content caching on the fly and copies your static website contents across it’s 74 server clusters around the world.

Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server 3

Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server

Failed to save enabled features : Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones, but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server. Either add 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers, or turn off the BIND feature on the module config page.

This is a generic error telling the website administrator that the local DNS entries are being checked using external methods. Most of the time, this wont be a real issues but it causes a performance spike which depends highly on where the DNS entries are being searched.

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MyPhone my28 Powered by Smart

MyPhone have recently partnered with Smart telecom from it’s recent anniversary and released their low cost Quadcore my28 Phone for P888. On some countries, 888 means luck or lucky and on some it means the number of Jesus Christ. It was not directly explained on how they derived the P888 price but one thing is for sure, Smart have thrown out more than P1000 to subsidize this phone.