Tag Archives: security

RSA Attack – More details


Sopho’s “Naked Security” blog posted a summary of the recent attack that targeted RSA. We learned that the hackers used a typical vector – 0-day vulnerability – coupled to some social engineering (people would open a file containing an exploit … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

In 2010, DDoS Attacks passed the 100 Gbps mark


DDoS Attacks Exceed 100 Gbps, Attack Surface Continues to Expand SecurityWeek echoes an Arbor Networks annual report where the company reports that, for the first time, DDoS attacks in 2010 reached 100 Gbps – quite the milestone if you consider … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Abusing HTTP Status Codes to Expose Private Information | Mike Cardwell, Online


Abusing HTTP Status Codes to Expose Private Information | Mike Cardwell, Online. The article above shows some creative way for a third-party website to know if you are logged on a given website. The author gives the example of GMail, … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How Facebook handled the Tunisian revolution


Many media outlets reported how the Tunisians used Internet and various popular (social) websites to communicate. Facebook, with it’s 500+ millions users world-wide was, of course, the first of them. But it didn’t go as smoothly as we could think. … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment