Irregular Expressions:

June, 2011


June 30, 2011  12:48 PM

TDL Bot

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

The read about this bot is great. I especially like the affiliate program that pays you to help infect machines for them.  This is not the first time I have see something like this, but this one just seems to stick out. The communication the system uses is highly resistant to C&C take...

June 30, 2011  8:43 AM

Non-Biological Weapons Convention

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

It's getting to be time that electronic weapons such as computer viruses had some sort of international agreement on their use such as the biological weapons convention. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_Weapons_Convention I like the articles of the BWC and ideally for everyone I think...


June 30, 2011  8:18 AM

Hackers vs Al-Qaida

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43584213/ns/us_news-security/ This may have been a group acting on it's own, but I think it would be more likely that this was state sponsored. Much like the incident that replaced the bomb making recipe with muffins. Then again if this was state, I think it may...


June 29, 2011  9:08 PM

Is Lulz going to ground?

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

It sounds like at least one member has packed it up. http://lulzsecexposed.blogspot.com/2011/06/topiary-gone.html Another member was also outed, and some more information has been located.  It was posted in the comments section.  It appears to list the name of the web designer someone...


June 26, 2011  1:32 AM

lulz releases

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

In case you ever want them, here is the PB releases for lulzsecurity. This should be everything. http://thepiratebay.org/user/LulzSec I just don't have the motivation to download.


June 26, 2011  1:08 AM

Lulz update

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

Looks like they have packed it in, they released a 50th day anni torrent and locked the door on the way out. Does it mean they are gone? Who really knows. I would like to know more why they left. I hope its the people that were tracking them down and just maybe one of them go pinched....


June 25, 2011  12:29 AM

Zeus code walkthrough – Part 8

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

Our last bit we need before we hit the big red button and infect the machine is getting wireshark ready to go. http://www.wireshark.org/download.html I have wireshark loaded with a filter string to only capture traffic from the workstation...


June 24, 2011  12:46 AM

XKCD

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

Has been in top form the last few posts, start here and work your way back. http://xkcd.com/916/ I promise I will continue with the Zeus stuff when I get some more sleep.


June 24, 2011  12:44 AM

Cute..

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

http://valerieaurora.org/hash.html I like the key table at the bottom and how a "slashdotter" would react..


June 24, 2011  12:40 AM

Firesheep in action

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

From CNN of all places... http://money.cnn.com/2010/12/14/technology/firesheep_starbucks/index.htm I wrote about his way way back.


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