Monthly Archives: January 2011

Preventing Layer 7 DDoS Attack

WikiLeaks, th3j35t3r, LOIC are words that have been well known in the last period by the infosec community. These words get me directly thinking about the Application‐level DDoS attacks on websites such as Twitter, VISA, and MasterCard. Usually the attack

Nagios: Total Network Visibility

Constant monitoring of your entire network components can help in detecting different problems at an early stage especially that today all machines are critical and can’t afford even minimal downtime. Redundancy will give you time to recover a failure before

Baseband Apocalypse: New Way for Hacking Smartphones

At Black Hat DC 2011 Ralf-Philipp Weinmann a security researcher that discovered a new way for hacking GSM baseband systems. Attack scenarios against smartphones have concentrated on vulnerable software executed on the application processor. The idea of hacking these systems

Quick and Easy First Impression With Multi-AV Scanners

Multi-AV scanners are designed to provide a quick and easy way for analyzing viruses, using these online resources do have some risks as uploading binaries or files may contain some sensitive information like your IP address, usernames and passwords or

Integrating VirusTotal in your Browser

Sometime you open a webpage or an infected file and the antivirus still silent, without alerting about any suspicious activity on your machine, this is maybe due to not having the latest AV signature or that the malware are encrypted