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February, 2012


February 27, 2012  11:23 PM

Crytome.org serving up bad

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

Full details here, can't say that I am a regular to this one. http://cryptome.org/2012/01/cryptome-virus.htm

February 27, 2012  10:50 PM

Internet usage stats (with Facebook)

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

I just kind of stumbled on this. http://www.internetworldstats.com/america.htm It appears that facebook has half of the US and Canada as users, the other thing I found interesting was the Internet penetration of Liechtenstein %81. This site will be handy.


February 26, 2012  9:56 PM

Another CTF game

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

I have not had a chance to log in, but it looks good. https://stripe.com/blog/capture-the-flag I love these games.


February 26, 2012  9:47 PM

How do you prepare to travel

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

I thought I did this pretty well but I never have been to China. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/11/technology/electronic-security-a-worry-in-an-age-of-digital-espionage.html No mater where you go loaner material is by far the best way to go.


February 26, 2012  9:36 PM

Mobile malware report by Juniper

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

My personal belief for the last number of years and still currently is that his is the market to be creating malware in to make a profit.  It's only going to get worse from now.  With mobile phones with banking apps now this is a juicy market to be in. The report is...


February 25, 2012  2:04 AM

P2V of a Windows 2000 machine

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

Sounds so simple. I started up my VMWare Converter and aimed at a Windows 2000 server, and it would not go?  That's strange. I tried a few times, still wont start.  Next I attempted to log in and run the client from the target, same issue but now I get a message that only XP and up is now...


February 12, 2012  3:24 PM

Passwords in plain text

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

I have to admit I do not do very much web / app development.  Maybe a one or two times a year and I am not sure how you end up with storing passwords in plain text? I guess you would have to write your own authentication, not sure why you would go through all of that when there is stuff already...


February 9, 2012  8:20 PM

Symantec Source Code and Blackmail oh my

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

If you have missed it, individuals claiming to be connected to anon have stolen source code to Norton AV and PC Anywhere.  They attempted to blackmail Symantec in to paying them to keep it under wraps.  From what I have been able to find the contact at Symantec was FBI, playing as an...


February 9, 2012  8:15 PM

Sophos yearly report

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

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/security-news-trends/reports/security-threat-report.aspx Excellent recap of 2011.


February 9, 2012  8:13 PM

CRL’s being dropped from Chrome

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

A few links; http://www.imperialviolet.org/2012/02/05/crlsets.html


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