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Happy New Scam

Yes, it’s been a while since I last posted. This was supposed to come out in January but sadly the DBA has a life and a few bills to pay. He’s been busy. So to kick off a…

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All your logins belong to me

“But it doesn’t work for me!” the user whines over the phone, all the while I’m mentally picturing what this person would look like being run over by a steamroller. I desperately try to clear my head of…

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The DBA Goes Phone Scammer

From time to time the DBA changes things like car insurance or utility suppliers. It keeps the greedy bastards on their toes Unfortunately one of the side effects of this switching is that every time you do it…

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Profiling Offenders

After a few recent adventures I’m beginning to think my new employers aren’t taking me entirely seriously. So as a result I’ve dug up a rather useful and often ignored oracle feature. User profiles Profiles allow the dba…

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Triggered!

I must be getting old or something. I know my faculties are probably a bit past their sell by date and that I’m probably getting a little mellow in my old age but I’m not quite so far…

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Whoopee! I’m a Domain Admin

One of the first things I like to do at any new customer, employer or potential victim is to have a quick look around. It isn’t very professional or even organised and no I don’t have any automated…

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