Urban Security Suit

Badass looking suit stops bullets. Designed by Tim Smit, the USS is made of neoprene, though it’s also lined with body-molded Kevlar to ensure you can stop bullets while turning heads. (DVICE)

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Microsoft Security

Yet another Microsoft ad on Security. Hey, they are good :)

For the next post, I’ve prepared one of my favorite Microsoft ads, but you have to wait to get it.

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Cybersecurity in a New Digital Age

Dan Geer is one of a small number of pioneers in the security world that raised critical issues before others could see a risk emerge. He is most recently known to many as the chief architect for Verdasys, a data security software company that focuses on end point solutions. He published a 2003 paper arguing that Microsoft was a monoculture; he was fired the day the report was made public. [...]

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The New Face of Cybercrime

The New Face of Cybercrime is quite interesting and very inspirational video footage that may open up your eyes a little bit wider.

The video features several known security experts that will make you shake your head in disbelieve when you learn how easy is to pull most of the hacks that happen today.

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Exploiting Online Games

The world is quickly going online. While I caution against online voting, it is clear that online gaming is taking the Internet by storm. In our new age where virtual items carry real dollar value, and fortunes are won and lost over items that do not really exist, the new threats to the intrepid gamer are all too real. To protect against these hazards, you must understand them, and this groundbreaking book is the only comprehensive source of information on how to exploit computer games. Every White Hat should read it. It’s their only hope of staying only one step behind the bad guys.

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24th Chaos Communication Congress

The 24th Chaos Communication Congress (24C3) is the annual four-day conference organized by the Chaos Computer Club (CCC). It takes place at the bcc Berliner Congress Center in Berlin, Germany. The Congress offers lectures and workshops on a multitude of topics and attracts a diverse audience of thousands of hackers, scientists, artists, and utopians from all around the world. The 24C3s slogan is “Volldampf voraus!” the German equivalent of full steam ahead a particular request for talks and projects featuring forward looking hands-on topics.

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The Exploit Development Process

Alexander Sotirov, a.k.a Solar Eclipse, is a well known security researcher who specializes in buffer overflow exploit development and binary reverse engineering. In the following video, Solar gives a couple of simple advices which may come as a breakthrough for the readers who are new to the fields of binary software hacking.

To summarize his word, buffer overflow exploitation starts and finishes with a crash. [...]

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