Category Archives: Cybersecurity

ShmooCon 2015 Write Up

I attended ShmooCon for the second time in a row and, I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. As promised, here’s the detailed write-up of my experiences. TL;DR: ShmooCon 2015 was awesome. Oh, by the way – I created a Twitter account for the site – @malware_cat. If you want to stay up-to-date, following

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Lizard Squad – What You Need to Know About the New Script Kiddies on the Block

Ah, Lizard Squad. For those unaware, Lizard Squad plunged multitudes of socially-awkward individuals into situations where they were forced to socialize on Christmas Day when Lizard Squad decided to DDoS the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. The media has surely capitalized on this, claiming that Lizard Squad is the “next Anonymous” and it’s only a matter of

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My Attempt at The Pirate Bay’s Cryptic Webpage – Part 1 of 2

The Pirate Bay, the infamous torrent index site, has recently come back online with a fairly puzzling webpage: It appears that all HTTP requests except for /flipclock.css, /flipclock.min.js, /count.js, and /aes.png direct to that exact page with the following source code: <html> <head> <meta charset=”utf-8″> <meta http-equiv=”X-UA-Compatible” content=”IE=edge”> <title>The Pirate Bay</title> <style> html,body {margin: 0;padding: 0;background-color: #000;position:

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