Monthly Archives: December 2009

GSM encryption attack lowers privacy to zero

In Europe mobile phones use the GSM standard to communicate with the carries. Encryption was and still is used to protect the calls and special intercepting abilities are built-in to the standard to assist law-enforcement. Early versions of GSM use … Continue reading

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Interception of video feeds from US drones in Iraq

“Shia fighters are said to have used off-the-shelf software programs such as SkyGrabber to capture the footage.”[1] Why the BBC calls this a hack [cause it sounds cool I guess] I have to idea. This is a classic interception case. … Continue reading


PhD Studentship

PhD Studentship Job Reference No. PhD FAT2 Salary: Stipend of £20,000 per year, minimum. Plus payment of enrolment fees Closing Date: December 13, 2009 Interview Date: PM Wednesday 16/12/09 Terms: Permanent Job Type: Support Staff Job Class: External Location: Treforest … Continue reading

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Your data selling for $30 to $40 USD by US companies

What do you mean you don’t live in the US. Do you not use any of these companies services over the Internet? Want an insight to what US companies do with their customer data? Check the documents data retention policies, … Continue reading

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MS COFEE for live comp. forensics

It is all about the COFEE [1] that will keep you awake. In this case, ahead of the game. Microsoft’s COFEE (Computer Online Forensics Evidence Extractor) [1] is out and about, making the rounds on the Internet underground (and overground, … Continue reading

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