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- Live Demonstration of Intel "Packet of Death"
Kristian Kielhofner has published interesting details about a bug affecting the Intel 82574L ethernet controller: a so-called "packet of death" that causes the Intel NIC t
- What the heck, Pandora?
On Sep 20, 2012, it was reported that Pandora keeps a copy of your cleartext password in the persistent HTML5 local storage area for www.pandora.com . I decided to investi
- Linode Attack Enables Theft of $220k (So Far)
The hosting company Linode was compromised : someone attacked a web-based customer service portal to specifically take control of machines belonging to customers running B
- Major Attack on the World's Largest Bitcoin Exchange
Today, the largest Bitcoin exchange, MtGox , with daily volume peaks of 1M+ USD, was victim of an attack that crashed the market down to 0.01 USD/BTC for a brief period of
- Verified by Visa Forces Users to Select Weak Passwords
The (presumably) secure Verified by Visa payment authentication system developped by Visa forces users to select weak passwords: They force the user to select passwords sh
- A5/1 Cracker Using the Berlin Rainbow Tables
In a message to the A51 mailing list , Frank A. Stevenson announced the release of an A5/1 cracker called the Kraken , capable of using the Berlin set of rainbow tables to
- Microsoft Wrongly Accusing Google
The animosity that Microsoft displays towards Google is stupefying . Check this out. On both the Microsoft Security Response Center blog and the Security Research & Defens
- How I Defend Myself Against CSRF (and That New Type of Phishing Attack)
Imagine the following scenario. You are browsing the web and have multiple open browser tabs. You need to check your emails and remember that you had the Gmail page open e
- PivotX Security Flaw: Insecure Password Hashing
As I was explaining in my first blog post at zorinaq.com, I would have liked to feel more comfortable about the security track record of the blog CMS I am using, PivotX. T
- 3... 2... 1... Ignition^WBlogging!
Hi, I just launched my blog! Check the About Me page for an idea of what type of content I will publish. Speaking of blogging, I was looking for a good blog CMS and discov
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