Irregular Expressions:

May, 2012


May 31, 2012  8:39 PM

Month End Wrap Up



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

There is more going on just in this last week that I can keep track of. Facebook is still dropping on the stock exchange; http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-05/D9V3R9JG0.htm It's at the point now where it was initially...

May 30, 2012  10:21 AM

Trojan’d Anonymous Web Surfing Tool



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

This is something that I always think of when people are using tools like this, if you are really trying to hide this is the last thing you need to happen. http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/05/29/spying-trojan-targets-iranian-web-surfers-dissidents/ It's really not the ones that we know...


May 29, 2012  9:55 PM

Interview with a lock picker



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
lock pick, Lock picking

I have always been fascinated with the mechanics of locks, key and rotation. I have never tried much with keyed locks but I have spent a lot of time to rotation locks. You can feel the mechanisms inside of the rotation locks if you work them slowly enough, then try a feel out the numbers...


May 29, 2012  1:05 PM

Skywiper / Flame Info



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
flame malware, Skywiper malware

Here is some more, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18253331 Again this looks like the work of a nation state, I am sure there will be more sophisticated software then this discovered this year.


May 28, 2012  10:25 PM

Skywiper write up



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
Skywiper, Skywiper malware

Excellent write up on skywiper it has some pretty advanced features and it's longevity is astounding. http://www.crysys.hu/skywiper/skywiper.pdf I am sure there is more malware of this caliber still out there and undetected. With more big players coming in to the arena I am sure sure there...


May 28, 2012  1:57 AM

Hardware Malware



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

I can't say that this is surprising, if the shoe was on the other foot they would be doing it to them. https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~sps32/sec_news.html#Assurance This is a clear sign that the current supply chains are a bad idea, just because it's cheaper does not mean its the best solution. A...


May 26, 2012  11:31 PM

Military Singles Hack



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

I had no idea this site even existed until this attack was announced. Anyway here is the article. http://www.imperva.com/docs/HII_Dissecting_a_Hacktivist_Attack.pdf Much of what was used you will find on many of the war game sites I have previously posted.


May 25, 2012  11:32 PM

Even bad guys take the weekend off



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

http://blog.fireeye.com/research/2012/05/1q2012-email-attack-trends.html As for system penetration from personal experience I find that there is more activities on the weekend and even more so along...


May 25, 2012  11:27 PM

Explanation of battle.net login processes



Posted by: Dan O'Connor

I would try to provide something constructive but the last battle.net game I got was Diablo 2, its a little dated and he covers it already.


May 23, 2012  9:53 PM

Deadly Cell Phones



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
Cell phone deaths

I had no idea there was so many deaths on these towers. In my ignorance I assumed that there was little to none. Sad. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/cell-tower-deaths/


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