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October, 2011


October 26, 2011  10:30 PM

NIST Special Publication 800-53

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

This is related to the 20 security controls I previously posted.  While you don't need to read this to go through the 20 controls, this will be more then useful for general understanding.

October 26, 2011  10:27 PM

20 Critical Security Controls

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

I have wanted to share this for a while; http://www.sans.org/critical-security-controls/guidelines.php SANS does an excellent job of listing quick points to each control to help enable you to sell this and start to...


October 26, 2011  3:51 PM

Japan cyber attack

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

Hackers have targeted the lower house of parliament and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japans largest def contractor).  It appears that they had access to the lower parliament for an extended period of time.


October 26, 2011  2:23 PM

Anonymous Expose Police Information

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

It appears the pastbin posting have been removed but I did have this source. http://thehackernews.com/2011/10/occupy-wall-street-anonymous-hackers.html Anon has posted personal police officer information...


October 26, 2011  2:16 PM

French Researchers Expose TOR nodes

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

It does not look like the source documents have been released yet, but a group of researchers have created a complete topography of the TOR network. Here is the posting from the HNN.


October 26, 2011  2:12 PM

Darknet

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

You may have seen a story about Anonymous setting their sites on CP sites on Darknet. (I can't overstate how happen this makes me) Here is the release from them with the details. http://pastebin.com/T1LHnzEW So what is Darknet? Here is what I...


October 22, 2011  11:06 PM

Smart phone app to read keyboard strokes

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

I have seen this with radio equipment, but this is just awesome. http://thehackernews.com/2011/10/iphone-can-be-used-as-spy-phone-to-get.html I have not been able to locate the original paper yet, I...


October 22, 2011  11:01 PM

DuQu Removal

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

Bitdefender now has a removal tool for DuQu that I previously mentioned. http://www.duquremoval.com/en.html?country=ca As far as I know there is still not complete detection for this threat, so you should keep that in mind.


October 21, 2011  9:39 PM

US Cyber Attack

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

I found it. http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20121681-245/u.s-rejected-cyberattack-on-libya-report-says/ This is also something that will happen soon, and I am not sure it if will be the US on the sending or receiving end.  Critical systems should be on air gap networks, completely cut off...


October 21, 2011  9:35 PM

The precursor to the next Stuxnet

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

Great white paper from Symantec. http://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/media/security_response/whitepapers/w32_duqu_the_precursor_to_the_next_stuxnet.pdf It's definitely only matter of time before we see Stuxnet 2.0, I would bet in the next 12 to 18 months something will come up...


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