How to stop Pop-Up Ads on Ufone Internet connections
Ufone internet connection users are being bombarded with pop-up ads. In this post I explain how to stop said ads.
Faysal Bank Introduces Dangerously Insecure Internet Banking
Faysal Bank was probably the only private bank in Pakistan to not offer Internet banking. They were sitting on their hands all these years while their competitors leapt forward. But now they’ve introduced mobile phone compatible Internet banking under the mobit brand name. The problem is that it is badly designed and dangerously insecure.
Reading from standard input and writing to standard output or standard error using PHP
One of the most common command line tricks in Linux is to chain multiple commands using the pipe symbol i.e. you feed the output of one command as the input of another. This is called standard input and standard output redirection. PHP is usually used to program for the web but it can also be used as a shell scripting language to automate tasks and like any good shell scripting language it is possible to read from standard input and write to standard output using PHP.
WorldCall Internet connection slowdowns
WorldCall is an Internet Service Provider in Pakistan. They provide broadband Internet connections over a Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial network or what is commonly called cable broadband.
A few years back WorldCall upgraded Internet connections, and at the time I wondered how they would handle the increased traffic. Well, now I know how.