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Darknet – A Finalist For The 2010 Social Security Bloggers Awards

Well this is a first for me and this blog, Darknet has been nominated for a blogging award and selected as a finalist! There’s some heavy-weights in our category too like SANS ISC and Evil Bytes from Dark Reading. If you don’t know about SBN (Security Bloggers Network) it’s a VERY good collection of RSS […]

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Happy New Year For 2009 From Darknet

Well it’s December 31st again that means shortly another year will be over and we will be ushering in 2009. Let’s hope for another year full of exciting tools, new developments, more Microsoft exploits (and timely patches) and interesting issues to discuss. I’d like to take this chance to thank you all for your continuing […]

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Merry Xmas From Darknet

I’d just like to take this opportunity to wish you all a jolly and safe Christmas, enjoy some time with your families and friends. Relax, have some food, some drinks and some fun. I’d like to thank you all for your continued support, reading, rss subscriptions and especially to those who actively comment. I really […]

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Darknet Videos

I was thinking that the darknet authors should create videos when they write about different tools… It should be fun to see presentations… and also would bring darknet more hits… I made a video for my previous article, and uploaded it to youtube: stealth techniques – syn …for better quality download it: here Is any […]

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Commenter of the Month Competition

From now on we will be having a commenter of the month competition here at Darknet to encourage quality comments and discussion. We hope to get more interactive here and we will be giving out prizes sponsored by GFI such as PSP’s iPods and other cool stuff bundled with goodies from GFI such as mugs, […]

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Recent Down-time at Darknet

Apologies for the recent down-time at Darknet, the longest we’ve had so far I think. The disk-array crashed completely, hardware fault, so rebuilding and recovering the data from the bad disk, then restoring everything was a fairly long process. The site was back up quite early but the database inaccessible due to the taxing of […]

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Why Blurring or Mosaicing Important Information is a BAD Idea

I saw a pretty interesting article a few days attempting to reverse engineer the mosaic tool used often online to obscure sensitive or confidential information. The article shows that the mosaic isn’t actually very random, and in a way you can brute force reverse engineer the mosaic to reveal the contents before they were obscured. […]

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary to the Relaunch of Darknet

Yes it’s been exactly one year since Darknet was relaunched in it’s new form supported by WordPress and a variety of posts about tools, tutorials and the latest news from the information security and specifically ethical hacking areas. The first post of the new site: Welcome to Darknet – The REBIRTH It’s been an interesting […]

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Introducing WHCC – Web Hack Control Center

Web Hack Control Center is a GUI based web server vulnerability scanner or assessment tool. This application gives you the means to identify which security vulnerabilities exist on your web servers by scanning them for the most popular server exploits. WHCC contains a database of thousands of exploits for a variety of web servers. This […]

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