Tag: Hacker

  • Vegas 2012 by the Numbers

    So, I’m finally back from a very long week in Vegas. How long you ask? well, here are some numbers that start to reflect how it felt: Number of days in Vegas: 6+1 (un-planned extra day due to a missed flight) Number of conferences attended: 3.5 (BlackHat, BSidesLV, Defcon, and IOAsis counts as a 1/2 […]

  • Security Awareness and Security Context – Aitel and Krypt3ia are both wrong?

    It was pretty obvious that after an Information Security persona such as Dave Aitel has posted his “Why you shouldn’t train employees for security awareness” article, there would be a lot of flak from the industry. A lot has been said about training employees to be somewhat more savvy users when dealing with corporate equipment […]

  • So you thought you were protected: How hackers can break into your business

    This is a translation of the original article published in Calcalist on May 20th 2012.   A group of professional hackers, employed by the most sensitive organizations to detect security breaches, are showing how to gain access to critical information, or take down the power for a whole city – and what is needed in […]

  • Intelligence on Ashiyane and the Iranian Cyber Army

    One of my favorite OSINT resources internet-haganah have opened up a new thread on their forums that are dedicated to Iran, called Ashiyane. This is basically the hacker forum that I was researching a couple of years ago (see my DefCon18 talk, and here, and here). The forum thread is here: http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?440-Ashiyane And an interesting intelligence profile […]