June has been a busy month, hot on the heels from BSides London (review here), I again found myself on a train BSides-bound, this time heading for Liverpool. Before getting to the tech, I’ll point out that this was my first time in Liverpool. After a very brief visit I found the city to be […]
How time flies; and with it, another BSides London is a long distant memory. My itinerary for the pilgrimage South was familiar, mostly following a well worn pattern InfoSec Europe Tuesday BSides itself Wednesday Thursday? Recovery time in the capital, before heading for the train back to (my) civilised society. And throughout: a generous smattering […]
Woke this morning to find several articles covering the release of a short script designed to locate and ultimately block wearers of Google Glass from accessing a wireless network. This was apparently released in response to someone else’s discomfort from knowing there was a wearer of Google Glass in an audience, mostly due to the recording/stream capabilities. […]
I realised whilst at work today that my credit card wasn’t in my wallet, after hoping against hope that it would be in yesterday’s trouser pocket when I got home I had to accept that it was lost. Far from the brightest thing I’ve done today, especially given the time of year. So I did […]
The reaction most people have when you point out people are naive enough to post pictures of credit and debit cards online is to laugh, surely no one could be that unaware of the risks. But the fact is that the situation has become that common place that a number of Twitter accounts have been […]
This week has been an interesting one for followers of the info-sec arena. On Tuesday Microsoft released a patch and security bulletin for MS12-020 for a critical flaw in remote desktop protocol, allowing for remote code execution without the need to authenticate to the target system first. Since the patch was released the good, the bad […]
I was recently asked about the network configuration I use for my honeyd sensor. As I now have a pretty(ish) network diagram showing my setup as a result, decided sharing is caring.
It’s a while since I’ve found time to add a new tool to my malware environment, so when a ISC post highlighted a new update to Cuckoo sandbox it served as a good reminder that I hadn’t got around to trying Cuckoo, something that has now changed. For those that don’t know, from it’s own site:
[…] Cuckoo Sandbox is a malware analysis system.
Written by journalist Kevin Poulsen, KingPin spans the hacking, cracking and carding underworld spread over several decades. The narrative covers the life and activities of Max Vision, a computer consultant, key member of the carding underworld and ultimately convicted criminal.
If you’ve got any interest in information security, computer/network administration to just good sci-fi I’d strongly recommend picking up a copy of Zero Day, it may be shorter that I would have liked but I thoroughly enjoyed the time spent in its created scenario