Projects, notes, etc by Will O’Brien


Month: October, 2012

Motherboard bios updating for fun and profit

26 October, 2012 (10:09) | hardware | 1,110 comments

My Gigabyte ga-z68x-ud3h-b3 was due for some updating. It was trivial to use QFlash to update to the latest Award Bios, but it took a little extra work to get it up to the new UEFI bios. Here’s how I did it. Follow the bootable dos usb tutorial here. Download the appropriate bios updater and [...]

OK, it’s really clean this time.

7 October, 2012 (10:15) | News | 846 comments

I was overjoyed yesterday when I pulled up my site and found that it had been blacklisted as an attack site. Yay. After the last incident, I simply rebuilt the blog, but the new data suggested that the site had been compromised via a plugin that was still there from last time. So, just to [...]