KALYPTO (IN)SECURITY

Research, demonstrations, and popcorn

NSA CyberSprint Results

So, I put off writing this for personal reasons, but figure why not finally post it now.  I regularly try my hand at competitions related to hacking and Information Security in general.  I find they are a good way to see how you stack up against others and get an idea of where your weak…

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The NSA and The Shadow Brokers

As most everyone is well aware, there has been a breach at the National Security Agency.  At some point, data and tools from some of the most protected areas of the NSA were stolen.  On Monday (2016-08-15), a sample of the data stolen, as well as details on an auction for the full data set, was…

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Protesting Pro Tip

Pro Tip: If you are “protesting” by blocking traffic… you’re not protesting. You’re being an asshole and inconveniencing people. Protesting is done against the group you want to change. If you are protesting and inconveniencing people unrelated to the grievance you have, you are not protesting… you are trying to get on TV. You want…

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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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