Posts in Hacking and Security

Installing Suricata 4.* on Debian Stretch

// August 5th, 2019 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Kept getting version conflicts trying to install Suricata 4 IDS on Debian Stretch. Looks like Suricata expects to be installed on Buster which is sort of weird. Here’s how to get past the errors (e.g. libc6 requirement not met). For Ubuntu, the OISF maintains a PPA suricata-stable that always contains the latest stable release. sudo […]

Malicious sample JavaScript code – how to create an infinite loop in a modern-day browser window. Tip – don’t run on a mobile device!

// March 9th, 2019 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

This is the code the 13-year-old Japanese girl was arrested for by Japanese police with no sense of humor. I’ve run it on a Windows box and yeah, you can get out of the loop. Works on Chrome and most mobile browsers.

Here are the Russians indicted by Mueller and the most intriguing crimes they perpetrated against the United States.

// March 7th, 2019 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

The District of Columbia indicted 11 Russians for crimes against the United States. I reviewed the indictments and came up with the following items I found most interesting (or at least, thought provoking).

Here’s what a targeted Russian spear phishing attack looks like

// November 26th, 2017 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security

Russian hackers are basking in a lot of cred from their recent hacks against US government institutions.  In most cases, their most successful attempts where made via spear phishing attacks.  Here’s what a Russian targeted spear phishing email attack looks like.