Saturday, January 12, 2008

Security Hole in Windows Help File

This is probably why Microsoft stopped supporting CHM help file back in 2002.  Thanks Nick Douglas for the demo here.  I believe this was Windows 2000.

Friday, January 4, 2008

How to find out what Shell I am in?

% ps -p $$
2222 pts/1 0:00 csh
To find out what OS you're using:
$ uname

Usage: uname [OPTION]...
Print certain system information.  With no OPTION, same as -s.

  -a, --all                print all information, in the following order,
                             except omit -p and -i if unknown:
  -s, --kernel-name        print the kernel name
  -n, --nodename           print the network node hostname
  -r, --kernel-release     print the kernel release
  -v, --kernel-version     print the kernel version
  -m, --machine            print the machine hardware name
  -p, --processor          print the processor type or "unknown"
  -i, --hardware-platform  print the hardware platform or "unknown"
  -o, --operating-system   print the operating system
      --help     display this help and exit
      --version  output version information and exit