Grecs’ Weekend Best Bets for 2012-08-03

August 2, 2012
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Grecs’ Weekend Best Bets for 2012-08-03

Here it is again … another of our weekly “Best Bets” posts… As we’ve previously noted most local meetups seem to be crowded into weekday evenings with almost nothing on the weekend. The purpose of this post is to advertise some of the smaller events that are occurring over the weekend. Most of these...
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Tesco – Just the Tip of the Plaintext Password Iceberg

August 1, 2012
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Tesco – Just the Tip of the Plaintext Password Iceberg

It seems like today is an appropriate day to write about this whole Tesco fiasco. I’m sure as I’m writing this you all have already noticed receiving your Daily Dave (or other mailman-based application) password reminders. We’ve covered this issue at length in other posts. The scary thing is that storing passwords in this manner...
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Job: Information Security Engineer in Reston, VA

August 1, 2012
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Job: Information Security Engineer in Reston, VA

Here’s another interesting job if you have the right tickets. You’ll get to deal with none other than APT. Although it’s listed as an engineering position, it sounds more like you’d be working in a customer’s CIRT or SOC. And be sure to check out some of the positions listed on the right of...
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Defcon Day 3 Talk Notes – Subterfuge

July 31, 2012
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Defcon Day 3 Talk Notes – Subterfuge

“Subterfuge: The Automated Man-in-the-Middle Attack Framework“ by Christopher Shields and Matthew Toussain As usual, here is the official abstract… Walk into Starbucks, plop down a laptop, click start, watch the credentials roll in. Enter Subterfuge, a Framework to take the arcane art of Man-in-the-Middle Attacks and make it as simple as point and shoot....
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Weekly Rewind – Gamigo, Black Hat, Password Hashes & More…

July 31, 2012
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Weekly Rewind – Gamigo, Black Hat, Password Hashes & More…

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “16,000 New Password Hashes Dumped”, 2) “Much Ado about Nothing … We Hope – The BlackHat Email Affair”, and 1) “More Than 8 Million Gamigo Password Hashes Released”....
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 07-30-2012

July 30, 2012
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 07-30-2012

Where do you want to be this week? Now you’ll always know with our “Where You Want to Be This Week” feature, which will tell you about infosec meetups happening in your local area as of Sunday night. If you would like your event listed in our Calendar and in this post, let us...
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Defcon Day 3 Talk Notes – Sploitego

July 29, 2012
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Defcon Day 3 Talk Notes – Sploitego

“Sploitego – Maltego’s (Local) Partner in Crime“ by Nadeem Douba As usual, here is the official abstract… Have you ever wished for the power of Maltego when performing internal assessments? Ever hoped to map the internal network within seconds? Or that Maltego had a tad more aggression? Sploitego is the answer. In the presentation...
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