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March, 2013


March 31, 2013  1:26 AM

Click Fraud

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

If there is a way to make money, someone will figure it out. I have always thought fraud like this was a lot of effort for little return, but 6.2 million does not seem to little. The Chameleon Bot Net.

March 31, 2013  1:06 AM

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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

In January Aaron Swartz was found dead in his apartment. There has been lots of talk about him since and the reasons leading up to that event. Much of the discussions that I have been reading center around the


March 30, 2013  1:13 AM

Security Awareness Training

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

Bruce has a piece on his opinion of security awareness training. I cannot disagree with everything what he is saying, you cannot teach advanced knowledge or even basic security knowledge to all of...


March 30, 2013  12:56 AM

Link Removal Requests

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

I wonder what is going on at the ISC? I think Chris's assumption makes sense, I just have never seen this done before.


March 30, 2013  12:53 AM

North Korean Tensions

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

Checking out the news on the weekend I could not but help and notice something with the photo released along with the North Korean stories. Check out the first photo in this series....


March 27, 2013  2:25 AM

Kim Dotcom and NZ

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

Kim and his legal team are investigating a conspiracy between the FBI and his immigration to NZ. I am not sure how to take this. Is it possible? Sure it is, I am just...


March 21, 2013  9:31 PM

Hackthissite Application Level 8 – Part 4 – Spolier

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

After figuring out what vbaVarTstEq is doing, stumbling across the answer came a lot quicker. Add a break point to the vbaVarTstEq then take a few steps in to the application. Now the problem is not finding the answer, but finding the correct answer. There is several strings that will show up,...


March 21, 2013  9:20 PM

Hackthissite Application Level 8 – Part 3

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

After poking around I have figured out that it is not lazy when holding the string we need in memory when it does not need it. So while stepping through the application will eventually lead me to the answer, it is going to take a lot of time unless I know exactly what I am looking for. After...


March 18, 2013  9:41 PM

The Bro Network Security Monitor

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

I have been following this project for a while and I am hoping to get time to install it in the next couple of months. Check it out here, I don't think it needs a description the main page does a good job. BRO


March 18, 2013  8:58 PM

Virtual Patching Cheat Sheet

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

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), if you have never heard of it, produces great material. They have a posting regarding virtual patching, or I guess you could call it a stop gap. Basically if you are in a situation where you have a vulnerability in your environment but you do...


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