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The Black & White Ball UK – Whitehat vs Blackhat

Black hat hackers vs White hat professionals – This is the Black & White Ball The Black & White Ball will be held at the stylish Ministry of Sound venue in London, the date is to be confirmed (but it will be in September). In security parlance, the terms Black Hat and White Hat refer […]

Topic: Events/Cons

Massive Security Breach Leaks Credit Card Info

Recently a fairly huge credit card breach occurred involving a large retail company called TJX, with more than 2,000 retail stores. Some pretty well known brands there, I know I’ve used some of them…the sad part is they themselves still haven’t worked out the extent of the damage done to their information. For me this […]

Topic: Hacking News, Privacy

Wyd – Automated Password Profiling Tool

Wyd is a neat tool I found recently for Password Profiling. In current IT security environments, files and services are often password protected. In certain situation it is required to get access to files and/or data even when they are protected and the password is unknown. wyd.pl was born out of those two of situations: […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Password Cracking

Hackers Target Home Users for Cash

Hackers are switching targets now, companies are getting too hard to break into due to the availability of decently configured perimeter kit like firewalls and IDS. Plus the information they do get if they manage to break in is often worthless commercially and really not worth the effort. So instead, they target the end user, […]

Topic: Malware, Spammers & Scammers

Mozilla Hires Ex-Microsoft Security Strategist Window Snyder

Looks like Mozilla is toughening it’s stance on security, people have been putting it down lately, especially those from the Microsoft camp as there have been a few flaws. But well, it’s still not part of the operating system, the flaws are generally fixed within a couple of days and the patching system is simple […]

Topic: Hacking News

Security Boom Post 9/11

It makes sense really, the paranoia that quickly infected every corner of the ‘Western’ world had to be cashed in on by somebody, tada! The security industry of course. During the Cold War, Canada’s National Optics Institute developed a system to detect which type of enemy tank or fighter jet was approaching. After the Soviet […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Hacking News

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