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SecuraBit Episode 116: SWAT, BacNET, and Privacy!




  • NetIQ
  • Internet History
  • Privacy and Social Media
  • Egypt’s revolution
  • Data management and risk in the cloud
  • Building Automation
  • BacNET protocol dissection
  • Shmoocon, RSA, and upcoming cons!
  • The PenLab is back up!
  • CTF Pre-registration for RVAsec 2013 will be coming soon!

News Items

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SecuraBit Episode 82: Totally Rad Man!

SecuraBit Episode 82: Totally Rad Man!
May 18, 2011

Anthony Gartner – @anthonygartner
Chris Gerling – @chrisgerling
Christopher Mills – @thechrisam
Jason Mueller – @securabit_jay
Andrew Borel – @andrew_secbit
Tony Huffman – @myne_us

Carl Herberger from

General topics:

DDOS: Recent attacks from groups like anonymous , attack vectors, technique information and how it can effect you.

Signatures: Signature based detection and the effects it had on todays security

General security: Some general discussion on security

Securibit exploit development group (SEG) starting up blog post coming soon.

PSN hacked again! :
Just two days after the PlayStation Network was restored after a near month-long outage, the PSN password page has apparently been exploited. According to reports, the exploit allows other users to reset your account password using only your e-mail address and date of birth. This personal data was made available to hackersduring the initial PSN attack.


Backtrack 5 is out

Facebook privacy demo gets guy arrested in austrelia

Microsoft patch tuesday

Upcoming events
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#BSidesStJohns St. John’s, NL (10 Jun 2011)
#BSidesCT Meriden, CT (11 Jun 2011)
FIRST Austria (12 – 17 June 2011)
#BSidesVienna(18 June 2011)
Toorcon (18 – 19 June 2011)
#BSidesLasVegas (3-4 August 2011)
BlackHat Vegas (3 – 4 August 2011)
DEFCON 19 (4 – 7 August 2011)
#BSidesLA Los Angeles, CA (18 – 19 August 2011)
#BSidesMO(21 Oct 2011)
#BSidesNewDelhi (22 – 23 October 2011)
VB Barcelona October 2011

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