Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.
Here are today’s Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.
- PaulDotCom: Archives
Paul talkes about wrangling attackers in the ICE II challenge.
- :wq – blog >> Blog Archive >> HeX 2.0, codename “Bonobo”, released!
Lee let’s us know that HeX 2.0 has been released. Go check it out.
- Nmap DEFCON 16 Video / 4.75 Released | Infosec Events
Fyodor’s DEFCON 16 video is up.
- Emergent Chaos: Quantum Crypto Broken Again
Mordaxus points us to a paper where three researchers claim to have broken quantum key distribution. As Mordaxus says, “This is a serious flaw.”
- IT Security: The view from here: Rewriting the Code
Policy, standards and procedures are all three very different animals. Read what happens when that distinction is not clearly made.
- Crypto attack unveils hidden backups * The Register
A researcher has discovered a way to determine if there is a hidden encrypted volume in a disc backup. Interesting stuff.
- Cheat sheet: IP access lists – PacketLife.net
via @mubix via @packetlife
That’s it for today. Have fun!