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Skype Passive IP Disclosure Vulnerability

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When performing spear phishing attacks, the more information you have at your disposal, the better. One tactic we thought useful...

Information Security South Africa (ISSA) 2010

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Last week we presented an invited talk at the ISSA conference on the topic of online privacy (embedded below, click...

Prof Felten (and friends) attack bitlocker/filevault (and friends)

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So felten et al basically figured that cooling dram chips  allows an attacker to move them to another machine where...

Amazon SimpleDB – Outsource your database??

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Amazon announced the beta of Amazon SimpleDB without that much fanfare, but it is an interesting trend to watch.. Essentially...


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’twas only a matter of time before various FaceBook developers started cashing in on the amount of personal info they...

On hacking and politics

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I meant to blog this whilst I was still in Vegas, but only got around to it now. Its arb,...

Another blow for privacy? A small price for your 15 minutes of fame..

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Spock have just opened up beyond their private beta and promise to be the most comprehensive people search tool on...