Spectre and Meltdown Affect Intel, AMD, and ARM Processors

Credit: SANS Note: turns out the CEO of Intel sold off ALL his stocks right after this announcement. Intel says it plans to have software and firmware updates available by January 12 to address the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities in 90 percent of the affected processors sold since 2013. The flaws affect all processors sold … Continue reading

China “hijacked” 15 per cent of the world’s internet traffic for 18 minutes earlier this year, including highly sensitive email exchanges between senior US government and military figures, a report to the US Congress said.

Source: REUTERS 8:08AM GMT 18 Nov 2010 The traffic included email exchanges from websites of the US Senate and the Department of Defense, along with “many others” including Nasa and the Department of Commerce. Chinese internet officials have claimed that the re-routing was accidental, but the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission’s annual report suggested … Continue reading

The Red Pill or the Blue pill [..?]

Fring has brought its native VoIP application to the iPhone. There were certain VOIP services earlier such as Soonr. But these were not native and had to be accessed through Safari. The free application will work on any jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch. Along with Fring’s own VoIP service it integrates Skype, GoogleTalk, MSN Messenger, … Continue reading

Airsnarf

“Airsnarf: Rogue Squadron” is a proof-of-concept rogue AP firmware for the Linksys WRT54G, based on the Ewrt firmware v0.3 beta 1 by Portless Networks, which is based on the Linksys 3.01.3 codebase.  With this firmware you can quickly turn a Linksys WRT54G into a rogue access point that “authenticates” users and “provides” Internet access. Download … Continue reading