IIS: How to find a spammer using log files

November 13, 2012

So you have a server that is sending out spam. First thing you should do, is make sure you have IIS website logging enabled. If you don’t have logging enabled it’s going to be extremely hard to figure out who did what. Lets hope you have IIS website logging enabled first thing you will need […]


Using Google to Hijack your website

July 16, 2012

It amazes me sometimes how clever hackers can be. Doesn’t mean we can’t be smarter, just means they did a good job at hiding their hacking. If you’re like me you’ve scrolled through an IIS log or two and you look for specific, or out of the ordinary looking log entries trying to pin down […]


ZendServer CE 5.2.17 does not let you run AppPools under individual users

March 1, 2012

So we’re doing a big change to improve PHP on our platform, however I ran into a problem when trying to setup and use Zend Server CE 5.2.17. It appears it works great if you use Network Service, but because we want our platform to be more secure, we are running each Application Pool as […]