Archive / August, 2008

Question for InfoSec Types: Is DHCP a Security Risk?

We recently had an IT audit at one of my clients’ locations. One of the issues raised by the auditor was that our DHCP server was a security risk because it would allow anyone to plug in to the LAN, get an IP address, and start browsing or scanning the network for vulnerabilities.  (more…)

WordPress 2.6.1 Upgrate

I just ugpraded to WordPress 2.6.1, following my usual procedure (backup, download, extract over existing blog). I got some errors when I clicked to update the database: WordPress database error: [Duplicate key name ‘comment_approved’] ALTER TABLE nikolaidis_wp_comments ADD KEY comment_approved (comment_approved) WordPress database error: [Duplicate key name ‘type_status_date’] ALTER TABLE nikolaidis_wp_posts ADD KEY type_status_date (post_type,post_status,post_date,ID) […]