Malin Archive

The density of connected devices

An imgur user created a map of all the devices connected to the internet by sending an ICMP Echo request, collecting the responses and mapping the active IPs using Python and here it is: The mind behind this map and the idea to make it is John Matherly, founder of the Shodan search engine and I must

The end of an era?

The folks over at Torrent Freak speak of “the end of an era” after Torrentz.eu announced that they are closing down after 13 years online and they are just about right on the topic, not only in what concerns Torrentz.eu, but torrenting in general. With the ongoing battle and witch hunt against TPB, the ongoing

Let’s Encrypt came too late

When I first heard about Let’s Encrypt I was pretty skeptical simply because I didn’t think someone could offer for free what Comodo and many others were offering for at least $50 a year without any backfires. And if the unfair competition perfectly patented before by companies like Microsoft would have been the least of

Bug bounty challenge by MyThemeShop

The folks over at MyThemeShop.com (MTS) emailed a while back and announced their own bug bounty which aims to identify flaws in their website: In an effort to improve our user experience on our website and help our users better be able to find, preview and purchase new themes, we are announcing a new bug bounty program

And so it begins…

I’ve had this domain name for a while now and lately it’s just been catching dust so I decided to do something about it and I turned in a personal blog where I won’t teach you how to hack Nasa or anything similar (because I don’t know how), but actually how to fix common issues