Kennedy, Don, Sgt

Electronics Maintenance
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
 Service Photo   Service Details
184 kb
View Reflection Shadow Box View Time Line
Current Service Status
USAF Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary AFSC/MOS
30450-Radio Relay Equipment Repairman
Current/Last AFSC Group
Electronics Maintenance
Primary Unit
1977-1979, 30450, 2187th Communications Group
Previously Held AFSC/MOS
30430-Apprentice Radio Relay Equipment Repairman
Service Years
1974 - 1979
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Air Force Certificates
Cold War Certificate

 Official Badges 

Base Honor Guard Combat Crew

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Retired, but now specialize in creating 3rd party programs/applications for IP Cameras. I still also continue to remain very active with computer, network security and IP Cameras as both an author of articles and also as a security expert, referenced and called upon by others, for their articles. Forum IP Camera forum

My background includes service in the U.S. Air Force AFCS ("Air Force Communications Services") division, as a Satellite/Wide Band communications tech 304x0 for voice and data in the 2nd MOB ("Mobile Operations Battalion"), 2nd CCG ("Combat Communications Group") and AFCS NATO as well as later providing consulting services and/or creating custom software for the U.S. government, branches of the U.S. military, major banks worldwide, major brokerage firms, stock exchanges, such as the NYSE, Skype and other companies.

With a focus, on their very complex real-time communication needs by providing custom software and/or modifications to software by me, as well as, in many cases, creating software that does automatic load balancing of multi-processor based systems to support their real-time communications needs and processing requirements of these entities and their networks.

Which is how I got the nickname after founding the Overlord company and creating the Overlord balancing software:

 OverLord Profile

 OverLord Balancer

When I founded the Overlord company and created the original Overlord balancing software, when people learned of my role as not only being the president of the company, but also being both the founder of the company and also the author of the balancing software, they would often say things like " you are The OverLord" or " you are The Uber OverLord" of OverLord, as well as being called the hacker slang of "ZOverLord", which stands for "The OverLord".

Hence how I got these nicknames.

I am and have been a systems programmer consultant with 45 years of experience with a focus on network communication interfaces and their security and also automating system resource utilization/allocation. Which also includes, 10 years of working with the Skype public API, wrappers for the public API and also SkypeKit.

My background also includes being the author of many articles on computer and network security and having also contributed to many other articles as a computer and network security expert. From 80 Micocomputing magazine in the early 1980's to Where I wrote a featured article on a Key Logger I designed and created that at the time. Was not able to be found and located by any anti-virus software, worldwide. It was known at the time as "The world's smallest functional Key Logger" and was less than 4K bytes in size. It was given this name because not only did it log all keystrokes entered from a keyboard, it included the domain name of the computer that entered those keystrokes, the user name on that computer that entered those keystrokes, as well as what Windows class and application those keystrokes were entered into and the titles of those applications windows that those keystrokes were entered into. Multiple copies could also be running concurrently on the same computer on a per computer user name basis. With their own logs

I produced a working example of that Key Logger with that article, due to my frustration with anti-virus software vendors at the time. After not only giving them six months to be able to locate that Key Logger with their anti-virus software, I even included the source code of the Key Logger. Sadly, it was not until the article was published publicly six months later, as the featured article there for 2 months. That any anti-virus vendors did anything to protect their users from this Key Logger.

I have contributed to other authors articles as a security expert in the Washington Post and as well as others.

When required. I also formally report security vulnerabilities I locate and work with vendors and manufacturers, as needed to resolve those vulnerabilities. As was done in this example. Where I located severe security vulnerabilities, that affected several different IP camera brands and models, at the same time:

A test tool was also created by me for IP Camera owners. So that they could determine if their IP Cameras were exposed to these vulnerabilities I found. Because these vulnerabilities covered many different IP Camera brands, models and clones.

I have also been a worldwide moderator in the Skype community forums, for Skype and a beta tester for Skype as well as a consultant for Skype. Currently I am a "Super User" in the Skype community forum and designated as a "Master Coder" in the Skype Developer forum and have donated my time to help Skype developers and Skype end-users.

I am currently a moderator in the forums for IP Cameras. Where I donate my time to help other IP Camera owners.

These types of designations. Don't come by "accident". They come by earning the trust and respect, of others. While still retaining the ability. To analyze, concepts, processes, security and approaches. To see if modifying them. Will conclude, in more positive results. For the project and/or company. In question.

I recently have been diagnosed with Stage III terminal lung cancer expected lifespan now is about 9 months as of 4/15/16. I accept this and thank you all for your friendship.

Other Comments:

Best method to contact me is via Skype, my Skype name is: TheUberOverLord please be concise about your reasons for contacting me.

My status

I have created many 3rd party programs/applications that work with Skype, which are free and located here:

I also have created many free interfaces for IP cameras as well:

Free IP Camera Interfaces: Click Here

 Countries Deployed To or Visited
 Photo Album   (More...

  1975-1979, 30450, Air Force Communications Service (AFCS)

From Month/Year
January / 1975
To Month/Year
March / 1979
Air Force Communications Service (AFCS) Unit Page
30450-Radio Relay Equipment Repairman
Not Specified
Not Specified
 Air Force Communications Service (AFCS) Details

Air Force Communications Service (AFCS)
Garrison - Command, Control , Intelligen...
Parent Unit
Command Elements
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2011
My Photos For This Unit
No Available Photos
96 Members Also There at Same Time
Air Force Communications Service (AFCS)

Fox, Ronald, TSgt, (1965-1985) 304 30450 Technical Sergeant
Page, Paul, MSgt, (1977-1999) 304 30450 Airman 1st Class-E-3
Shrout, Michael, Lt Col, (1967-1994) 304 3044 Captain
Hebert, Gerald, MSgt, (1960-1980) 304 30472 Master Sergeant E-7
Alonzo, Nick., MSgt, (1959-1979) 304 30474 Master Sergeant E-7
Stimson, Dick, CMSgt, (1970-2002) 304 30474 Master Sergeant E-7
Coppock, Larry, MSgt, (1959-1980) 304 30470 Technical Sergeant
McClelland, Winfred, MSgt, (1960-1980) 304 30470 Technical Sergeant
Rash, James, CMSgt, (1965-1985) 304 30474 Technical Sergeant
Jones, Stan, SSgt, (1972-1978) 304 30471 Staff Sergeant
Sowder, Bob, SSgt, (1978-1991) 304 30474 Staff Sergeant
Neitzel, Andrew, MSgt, (1975-1996) 304 30431 Senior Airman E-4
Hoover, Donald, TSgt, (1975-1995) 304 30454 Senior Airman E-4
Garza, Miguel, Sgt, (1968-1975) 304 30454 Sergeant
Conyers, Donnie, A1C, (1975-1977) 304 30430 Airman 1st Class E-3
McGuffin, Mark, SSgt, (1973-1981) 304 30430 Airman 1st Class E-3
Webb, Gary, Sgt, (1974-1979) 304 30454 Airman 1st Class E-3
Jeffares, William, (1960-1980) 999 9999 [Other Service Rank]
Gnirke, Roy, MSgt, (1967-1983) 272 27290 First and Master Sergeant
Werbeck, Donald L., Maj Gen, (1942-1975) 21 21 Major General
Posey, Ronald M (Mark), Lt Col, (1975-1999) 305 3051 Lieutenant Colonel
Miles, Vic, Maj, (1956-1978) 301 3016 Major
Shrout, Michael, Lt Col, (1967-1994) 301 3016 Major
Taylor, Frank J., Maj, (1965-1986) 301 3016 Major
Ashford, Gene, Capt, (1969-1977) 303 3034 Captain
Jones, Melvin, Capt, (1957-1979) M79 M 0791 Captain
Marsh, Don, Capt, (1961-1982) 303 3034 Captain
Woodside, Charles, Maj, (1966-1986) 653 6534 Captain
Robilotta, Jim, Lt Col, (1977-2005) 163 1634 First Lieutenant
Hardesty, Richard, CMSgt, (1952-1976) 304 30496 Chief Master Sergeant
Redfield, Bill, CMSgt, (1953-1979) 272 27290 Chief Master Sergeant
Allen, Richard, CMSgt, (1958-1978) 297 29790 Senior Master Sergeant E-8
Bolton, Gerald, CMSgt, (1960-1985) 304 30496 Senior Master Sergeant E-8
Rode, Leon, SMSgt, (1952-1977) 113 113X0 Senior Master Sergeant E-8
Teal, Charles, SMSgt, (1962-1977) 363 36390 Senior Master Sergeant E-8
Emelander, Paul, MSgt, (1975-1994) 291 29170 Master Sergeant E-7
Barker, Stephen, MSgt, (1961-1982) 272 27290 Master Sergeant E-7
Cook, Joe, MSgt, (1955-1976) 272 27270 Master Sergeant E-7
Fisher, Robert, MSgt, (1961-1981) 306 30691 Master Sergeant E-7
Futch, Douglas, MSgt, (1961-1981) 303 30351 Master Sergeant E-7
Lamoreau, Lowell, MSgt, (1955-1978) 272 27290 Master Sergeant E-7
Mackesy, James, MSgt, (1963-1983) 545 54570 Master Sergeant E-7
McLemore, Isaac, CMSgt, (1964-1994) 305 30594 Master Sergeant E-7
Payne, Ronald, MSgt, (1954-1976) 291 29190 Master Sergeant E-7
Thomas, Phillip, MSgt, (1960-1980) 902 90270 Master Sergeant E-7
Thompson, Harry, MSgt, (1955-1976) 272 27290 Master Sergeant E-7
Williams, Paul, MSgt, (1969-1991) 362 362X1 Master Sergeant E-7
Barker, Stephen, MSgt, (1961-1982) 272 27270 Technical Sergeant
Delmundo, Paloma, TSgt, (1975-1983) 272 27270 Technical Sergeant
DESCH, ED, TSgt, (1960-1984) 645 64570 Technical Sergeant
McMillin, Ralph, TSgt, (1963-1979) 307 30770 Technical Sergeant
Sanders, Leonard, TSgt, (1958-1978) 272 27270B Technical Sergeant
Sanders, Leonard, TSgt, (1958-1978) 272 27270B Technical Sergeant
Coppens, Clifford, SSgt, (1970-1975) 272 27270 Staff Sergeant
Davis, William, SSgt, (1971-1978) 307 30770 Staff Sergeant
Drew, Jerry, SSgt, (1979-1987) 272 27250 Staff Sergeant
High, John, TSgt, (1966-1985) 651 65150 Staff Sergeant
Jones, John Paul, SSgt, (1972-1986) 272 27270 Staff Sergeant
Mccasland, Michael, SSgt, (1977-1999) 306 30670 Staff Sergeant

Copyright Inc 2003-2011