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MS fatigue, at least for me

MS fatigue is variously described and the causes variously attributed. The only generally agreed upon thought is that it’s an “MS thing”. For me I think muscle stiffness is most likely at the root. Stiffness that causes poor sleep over night. Poor sleep that leads to typical fatigue during the day. I think that that…
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2022-03-17 0

Another malware exfil attempt

So a client site was under an attack. There were many many attempts to inject SQL like the following into an innocuous statement: (SELECT (CASE WHEN (ORD(MID((SELECT IFNULL(CAST(table_name AS NCHAR),0x20) FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES WHERE table_schema=0x616f6b6865616c7468 LIMIT 42,1),23,1))>114) THEN 1 ELSE (SELECT 3246 UNION SELECT 9107) END)) In essence it’s for stepping through tables of a target…
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2022-03-08 0