Archive | August, 2006


30 August 2006 | 28,355 views

AT&T Hack Exposes 19,000 Identities

Ah another huge hacking resulting in a large loss of confidential information, companies really need to start getting more pro-active about aggresively testing their corporate networks and web based applications. Information including CREDIT CARD numbers sadly. AT&T on Tuesday said hackers broke into one of its computer systems and accessed personal data on thousands of [...]

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30 August 2006 | 171,998 views

How to get Ops and takeover a channel on IRC Hack Hacking

I’ve been spending a lot of time online lately reading all kinds of stupid text files on how to “Takeover Ops Boi!!!”, “eLeEt WaYs To gEt OpS!!!”, “HOW TO GET OPS ON SERVER SPLITS”, etc. We all know none of these things work, at least not for me. They’re either written by morons, or they [...]

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30 August 2006 | 7,500 views

AttackAPI 0.5 – JavaScript Security Tools

AttackAPI provides simple and intuitive web programmable interface for composing attack vectors. The project was primary inspired by the JythonShell applet. At its very early stage AttackAPI was a single extensible web enabled python console with a few modules. The 0.5 release of AttackAPI is purely JavaScript based. This is not a shift in the [...]

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29 August 2006 | 12,281 views

Link & Comment Spamming – A possible solution.

Recently one of the sites I am developing for my self was link spammed. Some unpleasant individual decided that it would be fun to post 160 ‘comments’ spread over all the blog posts. All the comments contained was URL’s. Even more stupid they used BB tags, but as I wrote the site it doesn’t use [...]

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27 August 2006 | 15,635 views

Sophos Offers Free Rootkit Detection Tool/Software

Ah, here at Darknet we have always been a fan of Sophos and the way they operate, a very efficient company and good to see good technical products still coming out of the UK! Another good move by them, they have decided to offer a free rootkit detection tool called Sophos Anti-Rootkit..Yah I know, not [...]

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25 August 2006 | 120,635 views

Anonymous Connections Over the Internet – Using Socks Chains Proxy Proxies

Introduction This tutorial is an attempt to help you re-route all internet winsock applications in ms windows trough a socks chain, thus making your connections much more anonymous. Theory The more different hops you make your data jump, the more difficult it will be to trace it back. take this route for example: you –> [...]

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23 August 2006 | 4,673 views

libtiff Vulnerability gives hope for a new GTA-less PSP exploit

QJ.net forums have been abuzz lately with the talk of a possible new exploit centered around a libtiff vulnerability. NOPx86 stating that he’d managed to crash the PSP using this method. As those of you who follow these things know, a crash doesn’t always mean an open door to an exploit. But after a cumulative [...]

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17 August 2006 | 4,858 views

Bot Herders Go After MS06-40 Exploit

Malware herders are speeding up, the first wave is already here for MS06-40. It’s basically a variant of some old malware suited to the new vulnerability. Same old story then, same packer, technique, new exploit. Same as the days of autorooters. It’s basically the Mocbot trojan that was used in the Zotob worm attack in [...]

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14 August 2006 | 4,211 views

OpenOffice.org Security ‘Insufficient’

It seems people are turning some attention towards the security of Open Office finally, I for one say this is a good thing as it means it’s making inroads, it’s becoming popular, it’s getting to be a contender. If people are seriously considering the security implications of using Open Office it means they are actually [...]

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13 August 2006 | 4,393 views

Microsoft Takes an Effort at Cutting Down Blogspam – Splogs

Splogs are becoming a huge problem, half the stuff you search for nowadays returns a splog, mostly auto syndicated content. I find a lot of my own entries on there, surrounded by Adsense ads. New age scrapers I guess. Technorati returns a lot of results from splogs too, but at least they have made some [...]

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