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Hello, I'm Adrian. Welcome to my blog, a loose collection of technology-related ramblings on various topics. Hopefully, you'll find them interesting.

May 9, 2022

Discord QR Code Phishing

How your friends are getting pwned by Discord's terrible QR code login.

March 31, 2022

A Census of Minecraft Servers

Did you know that one person can scan the entire Internet? I searched all four billion IP addresses for running Minecraft servers. Here are the results.

February 25, 2022

Transport Layer Security (5/6)

In this article, we examine the gory details of a TLS session, down to every byte exchanged. If you've ever wondered how the Web is secured, this one's for you.

February 4, 2022

Retrieving the Spanish Wordle Wordlist

It's as stupid as the title sounds.

January 23, 2022

The Domain Name System (6/6)

How does your computer figure out the IP address for a given domain? Let's find out.

January 13, 2022

Dissecting a Log4Shell Attack

Ever since the beginning, Log4Shell has been inseperably tied to Minecraft servers. In this post, I take apart one such attack and see what makes it tick.

January 4, 2022

The Internet, Explained (1/6)

When you type a URL into your browser, how does that data get from your computer to the server? In this post, we explore the crazy magic behind the Internet.

December 24, 2021

Reviving egg-kernel

After over a year of hiatus, it is time to once again breathe some life into my x86 kernel project. Hopefully, this attempt will not prove to be dead on arrival.