Tag: Security

We reported this issue to the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program (VRP). After much heckling from my former colleagues at Google, they quickly pulled this system offline. We also applaud Google for creating a program like the VRP and giving us …

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We’re pleased to announce two-step verification as an optional extra layer of protection for your Linode account. Once enabled, logging in will require a six-digit security token in addition to your username and password. Happy to see Linode taking this …

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Fascinating look into both some of the tools Anonymous uses to launch it’s attacks and how it/they attempt to stay anonymous.

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No matter how crazy and unsafe you consider eval this is just going to scare you a little more.

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Oops, just because it doesn’t look like a browser doesn’t mean it doesn’t suffer the same security holes.

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The only two that came out unscathed, Google and ReCaptcha.

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Neat challenge, it would be cool to work on this problem but image analysis is so far out of my area of expertise.

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Bank of America, we weren’t hacked instead we are just incompetent.

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This was the largest fear with Lion, and Apple has yet to respond in a way that alleviates people’s fears for such apps that need a higher level of access that it appears that Apple will allow.

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Glad I don’t own a vehicle with OnStar installed. It’s more than a little sleazy to collect and sell information from former customers.

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