Tag: hacking

  • ModSecurity 2.5 : a book by Magnus Mischel

    When I received ModSecurity 2.5 by Magnus Mischel through the post I was expecting a decent, thick and technically focused book on setting up and configuring obscure areas of ModSecurity. On reading it I was pleasantly surprised to find how practical, direct and friendly it was (it even has its own section explaining what “Regular […]

  • Major flaw on the DNS Internet architecture discovered

    Conspiracy fans unite: the worlds major Internet vendors sent their engineers out for secret meetings at the microsoft campus for the past few months to tackle the biggest flaw on the internet’s architecture since it began. The issue resides on the obiquituous DNS system responsible for directing applications to the right servers when they request […]

  • WordPress is hacked: All Upgrade to 2.1.2

    WordPress, the software powering thousands of weblogs on the web, has recently seen it’s download files modified by an unknown “cracker” who changed the code to include code enabling those in the know to gain access to the websites running such software. Only version 2.1.1 was affected. WordPress › Blog » WordPress 2.1.1 dangerous, Upgrade […]

  • Simple remedy for a big problem: how to disable the RFID on your passport

    Sooner or later if you live in a country with the visa-waiver program with the US (i.e. most EU countries and a few more) your passport will be issued with a always-on radio frequency identification chips, making it easy for officials – and hackers – to grab your personal stats. Getting paranoid about strangers slurping […]

  • not quite there yet… » realizing…

    The Hacker’s life philosophy is finally understood and explained. Interestingly, she, the writer, isn’t a techie nor a sociologist, but a common 25 year old female. Did I say common? Maybe that’s only at first sight, there’s nothing “common” about *this* philosopher… not quite there yet… » realizing… Loved the reading sis ;)