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Its taken a lot of motivation to start writing this, and I hope its okay, I have a mental block that I need to write this and the second post about magstripes before moving on to some new things with my plants I want to try.

Eye Candy:

My friend Roelof Temmingh (@Roeloftemmingh) made this cool video for my talk, check it out below or at http://vimeo.com/51228567.  Please note we had permission to test out the door at Senseposts’ old office :)

 

Mission Plausible from RT on Vimeo.

:)

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Firebridge Overview

I’ve always been semi interested in botnets/trojans and targetted attacks and the way they get their data in and out and how the command and control centres work. One of the things i’d usually do is see if I can determine where the traffic is going from the bot (infected machine) and this would obviously point me to the c&c. I’d then fire up Maltego and start playing with that IP/hostname to see where else it appears, what other things are linked to it and so on. One of the concepts I was playing around with was how could you hide where your c&c and from this FireBridges as a concept where created.

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Mar
5

ZaCon ’09

So we had a little security con here in .za (South Africa), www.zacon.org.za – basically an uncon styled conference:

An unconference is a facilitated, participant-driven conference centered around a theme or purpose. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees and sponsored presentations.

very informal every talk submitted got a slot ( even mine).

So mine was on TCP/IP DoS, very similar to slowloris (even if i did the research first, he published first and mine is still not coded for distribution), but you can check out my talk below:

ZaCon09 – Fun with TCP Packets – Andrew MacPherson from ZaCon on Vimeo.

I’ll definitely write a post or 2 about it in the near future, hopefully a lot better than my first ever talk^

-AM

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