Archive | June, 2008


30 June 2008 | 7,227 views

China Home to at Least HALF of Malicious Web Sites

It looks like China is becoming a hotbed for malware and malicious websites (those sites that push malware infections via browser exploits). They often used to be found in Korea and Taiwan and parts of Eastern Europe. According to the latest data more than half of the sites are now located in China. More than [...]

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27 June 2008 | 24,840 views

Bsqlbf V2 – Blind SQL Injection Brute Forcer Tool

There are quite a lot of SQL Injection Tools available and now there is one more to add to the stable for testing – Bsqlbf V2, which is a Blind SQL Injection Brute Forcer. The original tool (bsqlbfv1.2-th.pl) was intended to exploit blind sql injection against a mysql backend database, this new version supports blind [...]

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26 June 2008 | 41,028 views

Hackers Crack London Tube Oyster Card

It just goes to show, having an aluminium lined wallet could really be useful! Hackers in the Netherlands found they could clone an access card using the Mifare chip, after that they traveled to London to try their technique out on the Oyster card (used on the London Underground), which uses the same chip. It [...]

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25 June 2008 | 57,546 views

NDR or Backscatter Spam – How Non Delivery Reports Become a Nuisance

You might remember a while ago we mentioned MP3 spam, which in October last year was the latest evolution in spam. Currently there is a new type annoying mail-server owners the world over, it’s known as NDR or Backscatter Spam and involved NDRs or Non Delivery Reports (those emails you get when you send a [...]

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24 June 2008 | 279,840 views

BackTrack Final 3 Hacking LiveCD Released For Download

If you don’t know, BackTrack is a top rated linux live distribution focused on penetration testing. With no installation whatsoever, the analysis platform is started directly from the CD-Rom and is fully accessible within minutes. Back in January we mentioned the BackTrack Live Hacking CD BETA 3 was released, at last the final version is [...]

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23 June 2008 | 6,689 views

Botmaster Robert Matthew Bentley AKA LSDigital Sentenced

Another one bites the dust with another reasonably hefty sentence, this time a botherder or botnet master. Just under 4 years and a big chunk of change as a fine, I guess he probably has plenty of cash stashed somewhere though. These guys can really rake it in with their mass infectors of doom. A [...]

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20 June 2008 | 10,425 views

Technitium FREE MAC Address Changer v5 Released

Technitium MAC Address Changer allows you to change Media Access Control (MAC) Address of your Network Interface Card (NIC) irrespective to your NIC manufacturer or its driver. It has a very simple user interface and provides ample information regarding each NIC in the machine. Every NIC has a MAC address hard coded in its circuit [...]

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19 June 2008 | 4,942 views

Disgruntled IT Worker Gets Heavy Prison Sentence

It just goes to show, however smart you think you are…don’t bother trying to wreck someones data. In this case, even if the guy was pissed it was highly responsible as it involved medical records and could actually seriously effect someones life. He was pretty careful but left a few clues behind, more than enough [...]

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18 June 2008 | 6,162 views

WikiScanner – Find Interesting Anonymous Edits on Wikipedia

Now this isn’t a new tool, and it’s not quite up to date as the author hasn’t updated it for a while – but it’s still exceedingly cool! As you know most IP addresses are registered to companies or organizations in blocks, so you can identify which network an edit is coming from as Wikipedia [...]

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17 June 2008 | 15,850 views

16 Year Old Indian Hacker Busted for eBay Scam

Looks like India has them moving into the hacking scene young, it’ll happen anywhere with decent network infrastructure and disparate levels of economy. Look at Eastern Europe and China as other examples, India though due to it’s outsourcing culture and plentiful legitimate jobs in the IT industry doesn’t seem to suffer so many problems with [...]

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