Cloud storage virus scanning issue

Recently I was retrieving some x86 executables from the cloud storage platform “Google Drive” and realised there was a nice little disclaimer. (270M) is too large for Google to scan for viruses. Would you still like to download this file? Google Drive This worried me because it raises the question; …

NEVER blind run MV, RM or SED on Linux

Today (Monday 13th) I had the heartbreaking experience of accidentally wiping the entirety of my now-gone free VPS that was hosting 5 active/live sites. I had backup files for 3 of those 5, one of which (http://stodps.com) is now completely lost. (I apologise to Alfie/Porch/others in the Star Trek Online …