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Webcam security: Understanding this modern day threat

On June 21st, 2016, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, posted a message on the social network, celebrating an Instagram landmark. The photo and video-sharing platform, which is owned by Mr. 1,079 more words

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(My) BruCON 2016 notes (1)

Keynote –  inventing defensive

The keynote was quite entertaining mainly because it used references to the Greek and Babylonian mythology but on the other side  it was very difficult to really understand the message and the ideas that the presenter tried to promote. 244 more words


6 Tips from ITap to Help You Detect Phishing Emails

Kirsten Gibson, technology writer, Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP), 765-494-8190, gibson33@purdue.edu

Falling for a phishing scam or accidentally downloading malware can be expensive. It could result in identity theft or ransomware taking your files and data hostage. 432 more words


DDOS Attacks leveraging LDAP !

Yesterday, DDoS mitigation provider Corero Network Security disclosed a zero-day distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) technique, observed in the wild, that is capable of amplifying malicious traffic by a factor of as much as 55x. 215 more words

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Simple, Low-Budget, Off-Grid, Gravity-Fed Water System

By Alyssa Craft

Since moving to our off grid property just over a year ago, we’ve had plenty of adventures learning how to become more sustainable and self sufficient. 858 more words


The good (and bad) news behind the Dyn DNS DDoS attacks

After a massive distributed denial-of-service attack targeted at Dyn DNS, companies are starting to respond and more details are being made public.

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These Are Some of the Devices Vulnerable to Mirai

Internet users across the eastern seaboard found their connections interrupted Oct. 21 during a massive cyberattack. The attack was in part fueled by Mirai, a virus that gives hackers access to unsecured webcams and similar devices. 169 more words