« Archives in December, 2011

Microsoft Releases Out of Band…

Microsoft Releases Out of Band Update Before Year Ends | Malware Blog | Trend Micro http://t.co/EDLC0JS6

Kaspersky claims ‘smoking co…

Kaspersky claims ‘smoking code’ linking Stuxnet and Duqu http://t.co/1i5SoqyS via @regvulture – Duh! The source code was released.

Secured WiFi Networks Can Be C…

Secured WiFi Networks Can Be Circumvented – Dark Reading http://t.co/kEd4S9Mf

28C3 New attacks on GSM mobile…

28C3 New attacks on GSM mobiles and security measures shown http://t.co/0qCDZfu9 #theh #security

Vulnerability in Hex-Rays IDA …

Vulnerability in Hex-Rays IDA Pro, IDAPython Plugin Could Allow Arbitrary Script Execution http://t.co/Si9zzFDR – something near and dear

The Wireless Hack in 1903 http…

The Wireless Hack in 1903 http://t.co/Yw7j5Lk6 – I’ve seen this story circulating. It’s quite interesting.

Microsoft announces http://t.c…

Microsoft announces http://t.co/C2OmuMv3 zero-day vuln http://t.co/wteC7hJP via @regvulture

Cuckoo sandbox v0.3 released f…

Cuckoo sandbox v0.3 released for automated malware analysis http://t.co/ZSk07eVZ

The 7 Coolest Hacks Of 2011 – …

The 7 Coolest Hacks Of 2011 – Dark Reading http://t.co/BadU1aii

Stratfor: The Numbers Are In

The hacktivist group Anonymous stole more than 50,000 credit card numbers from Stratfor and posted the information to Pastebin, along with a variety of other data. Based on the data that was posted, the following numbers have been determined by the analysis:

  • 50,277 unique credit card numbers, of which 9,651 are not expired.
  • 86,594 email addresses, of which 47,680 are unique.
  • 27,537 phone numbers, of which 25,680 are unique.
  • 44,188 encrypted passwords, of which roughly 50 percent could be easily cracked.
  • 73.7 percent of decrypted passwords were weak.
  • 10 percent of decrypted passwords were less than 5 characters long
  • 13,973 of the addresses belonged to United States victims; the remainder belonged to individuals from around the world