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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 […]

Topic: Site News

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. […]

Topic: Hacking News, Privacy

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 […]

Topic: Site News

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 […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

Phishing Fraud Cases Growing in the UK

Now this is a massive growth, 8000% percent..woah! Thankfully losses are still ‘modest’ whatever that means, I guess although the attacks grow in number, awareness an education also increases (in places like UK anyway) so the risk is fairly well mitigated. UK incidents of phishing scams have grown 8,000 per cent over the last two […]

Topic: Phishing, Spammers & Scammers

Firefox Patches 8 Security Vulnerabilities with 2.0.0.1

Grab the new Firefox now, 2.0.0.1! 8 Security Vulnerabilities have been fixed in this last release of the year 2006. I’m glad to see Firefox upholding their quick turnaround and rapid fixing of issues that spring up during development and improvement of their product. Mozilla has released the first update for the Firefox 2.0 browser […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking

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