Month: May 2018

  • Chrome & G-Suite: profile madness to enable multiple identities

    Chrome & G-Suite: profile madness to enable multiple identities

    Like many of you I have used ‘incognito mode’ in Chrome when you need to be logged in as another user simultaneously to some service. And it has worked great lo these many years. A few years ago, Chrome introduced ‘users’. It was kind of meant for the family PC and flipping back and forth, […]

  • Hack or genuis: cloud backup, you vote!

    OK, you read from my previous post that I’ve tooled up some things in public cloud (specifically Google GCP & GKE). Now, I’m sure they have a strong track record of backup/restore/disaster recovery. But what if… something goes wrong. Maybe I make a mistake and delete the project, my credit card gets stolen and they […]

  • Upstream risks and vulnerability assessment

    Upstream risks and vulnerability assessment

    Dockerhub scans some of the images. You can see the results, e.g. docker/compose. Might be interesting to know what the vulnerabilities are I suppose, but, well, less red would be good.

  • Cloud Lessons: Of gits and ci’s and pipelines and k8s and charts

    Cloud Lessons: Of gits and ci’s and pipelines and k8s and charts

    OK, no cats, no IoT robots, no crappy consumer electronics disassembly, no spray-foam-snowblower tires.. This is a post about the journey to get a source control system + continuous integration system going in a far away cloud. WiFi fireplaces and feral cats will return, I promise 🙂 Also, if you want to make this like […]

  • API keys, clouds, tokens, security

    API keys, clouds, tokens, security

    OK, that may be the laziest headline I’ve written in while. Want to be somewhat shocked and appalled? Search ‘mbasanta@vmtestdrive.com’ in Shodan: https://www.shodan.io/search?query=mbasanta%40vmtestdrive.com Helpfully you get the username, password, security tokens to use in the results: And there are a lot of them, all from the same company, all vmware on salesforce for login. Some […]