Archive for January, 2007
Cisco discloses three router security problems

Cisco is warning of three vulnerabilities within its Internet Operating System (IOS) software that could allow a denial-of-service attack or let a hacker run arbitrary code on an affected switch router.

The IPV6 one was displayed at Defcon 14, I believe. Have a feeling IPV6 is going to be rough the first few years of implementation.

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One Hacker Kit Accounts For 71% Of Attacks

A multi-exploit hack pack was responsible for nearly three-fourths of all Web-based attacks during December.
Tagged with the moniker “Q406 Roll-up,” the attack kit was behind 70.9% of last month’s attacks, reported Atlanta, Ga.-based Exploit Prevention Labs. Up to a dozen different exploits make up the kit…

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Hide data in files with easy steganography tools

Remember those invisible ink kits from when you were a kid? You’d write a secret message that no one could see unless they had a black light or the decoder marker. The digital equivalent of invisible ink is steganography software, apps that embed files and data inside other files, hidden from everyone who doesn’t know any better.

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myspace virus (simple thing you can do to avoid it)

There have been some very sneaky viruses on myspace such as flash based redirects.

But some are a little less sneaky and only take the slightest change in user actions.

Phishing attempts will do something like this. They will ask you to put in your myspace e-mail and password.  More on Myspace viruses

Myspace gets Hacked

Myspace doesn’t seem safe, if someone can change everyone’s about me. This happened a few weeks ago. Changed everyone’s about me to “but most of all nathan is my hero”

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Ahmadinejad’s blog hacked and defaced

“Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Blog we dealt with last week”

Ahmadinejad has a blog?!  I wonder who else within the “axis of evil” has blogs.  Chavez?  Kim Jong Il? 

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17-year-old accused of hacking into school computers

JEFFERSON COUNTY – A 17-year-old student at Golden High School has been arrested after police say he hacked into the school’s computer system and changed grades.

Police say charges could include forgery, computer crime and use of forged academic records.

Police believe the student hacked into the campus portal system, which is meant to give parents access to grades, schedules and attendance records.”

Everytime I hear about a kid trying to hack the school records I am reminded of Ferris Bueller’s Day off. 

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Google’s antiphishing plugin leaked passwords

A recent press release from web security provider Finjan Inc. has exposed a security flaw with Google’s antiphishing browser extension for the Firefox web browser. Apparently, the extension accidentally gathered some users’ e-mail addresses and passwords.

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Archive of Defaced Websites Defaced by Saudi Arabian Hackers!

Possibly the most ironic defacement ever. Zone-H.org, “the largest website defacement archive and IT security resource on the planet” has been hacked and defaced by Saudi Arabian hackers “Devil Hacker & Unix Web”.

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Hacking Blogger Beta: Building a Three Column Template, Removing the Navbar

Looking for a three column Blogger Beta template? Looking to remove the Blogger Navbar? Looking to add a picture to your header? Then look no further! This article explains step by step how to do it all. Includes download links to ready-made templates.

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