PHP Link Directory and Importing Links

Monday, April 28th, 2008

I’ve fought this evening with Php Link Directory. I had a list of addresses I wanted to add in bulk and managed to string together the correct format of a csv file for import. It’s somewhat of a long story, it started with lynx dumping the source of a web page, sed trimming just the [...]

Linux Kernel ptrace local DoS vulnerability

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

There’s a local Denial of Service vulnerability in the linux kernel’s ptrace function according to secunia.com. It reportedly is present in kernel’s prior to 2.6.14.2 and is listed as a non-critical vulnerability. (However any security vulnerability should be treated seriously.) 2.6.14.2 is safe and fixes the vulnerability. The vuln was reported “by the vendor”, in [...]

Scottrade announces compromise that put eCheck secure infromation at risk

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

The securityfix is reporting that Scottrade, one of the larger online brokers, has announced details of a security compromise that has put a good deal of customer information at risk. It looks as though it is related to the eCheck Secure service for transferring data from personal bank accounts to Scottrade. Scottrades provider for the [...]

Another Dumaru variant

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Sunbelt has found another keylogger in the dumaru family and has updated their free tool to scan for it and clean it up. This is the same family of trojans/keyloggers that contributed to the large ID theft discovery they made earlier in the month.    Send article as PDF   

Sunbelt removes post about another ID theft ring

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

The other day I did a post about Sunbelt mentioning another big identity theft ring. That post that I referred to has been pulled from their site. I’m not quite sure what to make of this but will keep an eye out to see what else get’s posted there on the matter.    Send article [...]

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