Category Archives: Hacking

Free Security Guide

Free security guide The most excellent UK Security Advisor site has a very good security guide available for free download (.pdf). The guide is divided into three chapters: Windows Security:a sixty minute journey to a safer Windows experience. Internet Security: … Continue reading

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Cracking WEP

128-bit WEP Cracking A video showing the WEP keys for two different wireless networks cracked in about a minute. Author: digitalpoint Keywords: WEP wireless linksys apple Added: August 6, 2006

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Hackers at Black Hat rise to Microsoft’s challenge to break Vista’s security (and succeed)

Looks like Microsoft has more work to do on Vista’s security. According to InfoWorld: After security researcher Joanna Rutkowska demonstrated Thursday how it’s possible to circumvent security in Microsoft’s Vista beta software and install a rootkit called Blue Pill, Microsoft … Continue reading

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Hijacking a Macbook in 60 Seconds or Less

If you want to grab the attention of a roomful of hackers, one sure fire way to do it is to show them a new method for remotely circumventing the security of an Apple Macbook computer to seize total control … Continue reading

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Hackers Take Down State Dept. Computers

China"s army considered one of the chief suspects says US Defense Department The US State Department is currently going through reassembly and repair mode on its computers and networks at various locations including headquarter locations in Washington. Many of the … Continue reading

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Skype communications protocol possibly cracked

A blog following VoIP developments is reporting on a personal experience with what appears to be the first third-party Skype client. The blog post describes an unreliable but working connection made from China to a standard Skype client in the … Continue reading

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If Adobe gets Linux, they win

A post on the virtues (and meaningfulness) of cross platform is coming, but after seeing this on Digg today, I had to say something, because it really proves what I"ve been alluding to all this time – cross platform matters. … Continue reading

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