Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Digg doing back flips over a simple number.

October 24, 2007

I managed to grab a screen shot of Digg as it was overwhelmed with people posting the HD-DVD key.
Its quite a sight seeing the whole front page plastered with the key.

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Teaching For Change – Loverly, simple site

October 24, 2007

Shark Rodeo

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Build A Niche Store (BANS) – Unsatisfied Programmer

October 24, 2007

I title this entry “BANS – Unsatisfied Programmer” and not Unsatisfied Customer for a reason. The last few days have been a very disturbing few days in regards to BANS customer service. It started with me wanting to explore BANS as a possible opportunity for my wife to quickly build affiliate eBay stores while I work on other projects.

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Report: Java coders should secure samples

October 24, 2007

A whitepaper finds that open-source projects written in Java have an order of magnitude fewer defects than those written in other languages, but sample code continues to be buggy.

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Digg hack!It’s possible to dig multiple times comments and stories easily.

October 24, 2007

Under some conditions(apparently net lag or maybe even my PC lagging) and some practice, I’ve dugg stories 20+ times . If you refresh, it stays so it’s not just the flash being messed up. I’ve made a simple video showing this. Apparently “flood-clicking” works. This could explain some of the spam. Digg this up! We have the right to know!

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Message theft in Google Mail

October 24, 2007

A security hole in Google Mail can be abused by attackers using manipulated websites to create filters in the mail service. Compromise of user messages is possible.

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Huge List of Vulnerability Scanners

October 24, 2007

Vulnerability scanner does automated search for security weaknesses in web applications, computers and theirs services and reports them in details about possible vulnerabilities and probable defense or ways to prevent it. This is a list of both commecial and free scanners out there.

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India’s plan to stop terror – install keystroke loggers in all cybercafes

October 24, 2007

Police in the Indian city of Mumbai have come up with a brilliant plan to monitor terrorist activities online – install keystroke loggers at the 500+ cybercafes in the city. These loggers will then send each and every keystroke to a central government server for the cops to, ahem, try to track terrorists. No, this is not satire.

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Scientists create unbreakable code to stop hackers

October 24, 2007

I am on it allready 😛

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Cyber Attacks Possible on US Electrical Grid

October 24, 2007

Government video (seen by VP and others) shows the potential destruction caused by hackers seizing control of US electrical grids.

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