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March, 2012


March 31, 2012  12:05 AM

A statement on post 9/11 security

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

I hate flying, I hate going through security have to open my pants in the middle of an air port because I have a rocking belt buckle. I hate tearing my bag open and have to fiddle with my laptop and camera then wonder what the last guy that had the loaner laptop was doing in his garage. That I...

March 30, 2012  11:52 PM

It’s March 31st do you know where your DNS is?

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

Chances are that you do, in the sense that my previous sentence made no sence and the Internet is working just fine for you. http://www.cricketondns.com/post.cfm/could-a-ddos-attack-against-the-roots-succeed There was a threat to take down the root name servers and at the time I did not think...


March 30, 2012  11:44 PM

Massive payment processor breach

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

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2012/03/mastercard-visa-warn-of-processor-breach/ Numbers appear to be more then 10 million. Nothing on the technical bits yet, press conference on Monday April 2.


March 30, 2012  1:18 AM

Facebook Forensics

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

Yay for forensics. http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/03/facebook-ownership-forensics/ Faking forensic data seems simple from the outside but when you really get to the nitty gritty it is not the simplest problem to solve. This case revolves around a contract that gives him half owner ship...


March 30, 2012  1:01 AM

Sealand Data Hosting

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

I have followed any news about Sealand for a very long time. I also remember the failed attempt of hosting on it. Here is a great outline; http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/03/sealand-and-havenco.ars/1 I can't imagine the technical issues of running a datacenter seven miles off the...


March 22, 2012  9:54 PM

Verizon Data Breach Report

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

http://www.verizonbusiness.com/resources/reports/rp_data-breach-investigations-report-2012-press_en_xg.pdf That time of year again.


March 21, 2012  11:44 PM

Will Exploit For Food err Profit.

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

I can't say I am comfortable with this.


March 20, 2012  1:16 AM

Megaupload

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

Keep an eye on the Megaupload story for a little while, it appears that the wrong paper work was filed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-17428612


March 19, 2012  2:14 AM

Some PB updates

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

No not peanut butter, Pirate Bay. http://thepiratebay.se/blog/210 I have been waiting to get my hands a on Raspberry PI, and it appears they have too. I have to admit their idea of system redundancy is amusing, also I am not saying they cannot make it work.


March 18, 2012  11:42 PM

Syrian Trojan?

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

http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/17/tech/web/computer-virus-syria/index.html I missed this the first time around, I can say I did not think they would use something like this.  I am a little surprised.


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