Malware Distributor & Bot Network Master Sentenced To 4 Years

It seems to the feds are really cracking down on cybercrime recently, with a special kind of attention paid to botnets and their handlers. The sentences are getting stiffer too, this time with 4 years in prison for running a botnet and data theft. I hope they keep it up, botnets are the scourge of […]

Topic: Legal Issues, Malware

VideoJak – IP Video Security Assessment Tool

What is VideoJak? VideoJak is an IP Video security assessment tool that can simulate a proof of concept DoS against a targeted, user-selected video session and IP video phone. VideoJak is the first of its kind security tool that analyzes video codec standards such as H.264. VideoJak works by first capturing the RTP port used […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking, Privacy

Google Native Client Security/Hacking Contest – Win $8,192 USD!

What is Native Client? Native Client is an open-source research technology for running x86 native code in web applications, with the goal of maintaining the browser neutrality, OS portability, and safety that people expect from web apps. We’ve released this project at an early, research stage to get feedback from the security and broader open-source […]

Topic: Hacking News, Secure Coding

Twitter ClickJacking Vulnerability

Click-jacking has hit the news a few times recently with most browsers being susceptible to this kind of redirection attack. This time it’s Twitter that’s being hit, as with anything gaining popularity it’s going to become the focus of more attacks and attempts to compromise its security. It seems like click-jacking may well be here […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking