KALYPTO (IN)SECURITY

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Black Market SaaS

Black Market SaaS – The world of cybercrime changed

Historically, cybercriminals committed crimes in small groups or organized through larger groups like the mob.  To use botnet, It took some skilled people writing malware, infecting a ton of computers, and then using it to steal information or throw a server offline through a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. Today, this is changing. Today, someone…

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Facebook Vulnerability… They ignored it until now.

Note:  I was not going to post on this originally since Facebook refused to fix the issue.  I like sharing things I find, but not if it is going to screw over a bunch of people.  However, others have now found the hole and are publicly demonstrating it. Back on May 7th my mother was trying…

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The Florida Shooting and Impact

Today, June 12th, 2016, the United States was rocked by the largest mass shooting in our history.  The shooting took place at a club in Orlando, Florida.  At least 50 people were murdered and at least 53 more were injured.  The attacker told police during a call that he was working with ISIL. Over the…

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Respect, a note to you all…

With the passing of someone we know, it makes us re-evaluate life, think about death, and contemplate the things we want to say to people before we die.  The passing of Blitzkrieg has done just that, so I want to let some of you know that I respect you even if we don’t talk much. …

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Update on Buffalo Wild Wings

Note: Just in case they get an attitude, the image above is satirical and in no way represents the views, ideas, or promotion of my blog by the Buffalo Wild Wings company.  Well… someone else will have to let me know if they ever fix the security hole in their wifi/kiosks.  Buffalo Wild Wings officially…

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Proposed Limitations and Changes to the U.S. Government

Congressional Term Limits: There are no limitations to the length of time a congress person may hold office.  This means that a single person may hold political power for their lifetime.  In the case of a senator, that length is in six year increments.  For a representative, that term is in two year increments. Congressional members should be allowed…

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Finding an IP Behind a Reverse Proxy: How to look like a fool and influence people…

I have posted before about checking a specific IP for a website.  I wanted to go a little more into detail on how to use it and how to know when you are getting a false positive. There are a few ways you can query a specific IP for a website.  You can use DNS…

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Kim Dotcom, Sovereignty, and Taxes

For those that do not know who Kim Dotcom is… Kim Dotcom (yes, that is his legal name now) was a founder of MegaUpload.  The site was used for a variety of file sharing needs; everything from sharing source code of open source software, to pirated movies.  He is currently facing extradition in New Zealand. …

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Paris, ISIL, and Anonymous

On Friday a group of radical Islamists attacked Paris.  This was a very low-tech, high-coordination attack.  The group attacked six locations simultaneously and killed over 120 people.  I can’t give an exact number because everywhere you look, you will see different numbers.  You will also see those numbers increase as some of the critical condition…

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Buffalo Wild Wings Kiosks

Note: I left some information out of this post because Buffalo Wild Wings has not closed the security hole.  They also did not even bother responding to me when I attempted to contact them MANY times.  I explained the dangers of not responding and closing the security hole, but as of today, I have yet…

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