Earlier this morning my site got hacked by someone who put up a new home page demanding a stop to the war in Israel.


So some quick looking around quickly showed that, by default, my hosting company had enabled WebDAV, a long with a dozen other things.  WTF.

So who is worse, me for not checking this stuff, or my hosting provider for turning this crap on by default.

I think they are worse.  Way worse.


Remote RDB Reboot

Ever been logged into a machine via RDP and you need to do a reboot but guess what, “restart” isn’t one of your options.  You only have Disconnect and Log Off.  Ooops.  Now what?

No problem, just run this from the command line:

shutdown -r

And thats it.  The system will reboot in 30 seconds.