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Part 2: Getting Data from Ambient Weather WS-1000 Wireless Weather Station

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Part 2: Getting Data from Ambient Weather WS-1000 Wireless Weather Station Using a Wifi AP Soooo, how can you capture the data from *your* WS-1000 and save it locally using the Wifi connection?  Capture Wifi data from this unit requires some level of ‘hacking’… Man-in-the-middle solutions Part 1: ‘tap’ the Wifi channel and do a Continue reading →

Part 1: Getting Data from Ambient Weather WS-1000 Wireless Weather Station

Friday, August 15th, 2014

This is my second Ambient Weather station solution – the ws-1090 console still works but the remote sensors faded away after ~2 years… The web page for the Ambient Weather WS-1000 personal weather station (PWS) lists quite a number of features (see below.)  I either mis-read the information OR based on a lack of adequate Continue reading →

Google errors: url(data:image/png;base64…???

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Some curious 404 errors started showing up in ~2011 – based on some digging there is an attribution to Google tools? In your log files you see something like: “GET /url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUg…..5CYII%3d) HTTP/1.1”   OR “GET /some_URL_path/url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUg…..5CYII%3d) HTTP/1.1” The above type of encoding is described on Wikipedia.com as the data URI scheme – the objective for using Continue reading →

GeoIP origins of malicious network activity

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

I have previously written that GeoIP data is not a reliable source for definitive data analysis – it is, however, a reasonable indicator.  The numbers below are from a single server (logged during the past few years) and don’t really provide any surprises.  Some things to keep in mind: raw IP information is only an Continue reading →

WordPress – BotNet Login Hacking Attacks

Friday, May 11th, 2012

So, why should you use login restrictions or a Login monitor (plugin or other solution) for your WordPress site? Just one reason – from one day of web logs for one domain – there were no successful logins during this ‘attack’. 5/9/2012 Fail | Start/Stop | IP address | GeoIP Info —–|——————-|—————–|—————————————-   1.    1 Continue reading →

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