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SecuraBit Episode 126: Holy Shnikeys, Drones, and ArchAssault!




  • Drones and ARM fun!
  • ArchAssault Linux
    • Kali-like environment with the ability for heavy niche customization and swapping of environments.
    • Modular. Can overlay any part of the distro onto your own Arch Linux installation
    • Bleeding edge packages
    • Great for setting up remote dropboxes via ARM devices
  • IE Exploit
  • Heartbleed wrap-up
  • RVAsec CTF prizes! (Thanks Hak5!)
  • BsidesChicago Post-mortem
  • Upcoming guests!

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SecuraTip Episode 4: tekCollect

In this episode of SecuraTip, we demo the use of tekCollect. tekCollect is a python tool written by @TekDefense, which is useful for scraping data (IP addresses, MD5 hashes, SSNs, Emails, etc) from URLs and files. This episode highlights several use cases for the tool, while also exploring advanced features such as custom regex scrapes. To download tekCollect goto:

SecuraTip Episode 3: Noriben

In this episode of SecuraTip, we take a look at Brian Baskin’s portable malware analysis tool Noriben.

Noriben, which acts as an intelligent wrapper for procmon, will monitor process activity for files, services, registry, and network activity. This awesome tool takes things a step further by filtering out noise so that the analyst can focus on the details that matter!

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

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FIRST Austria (12 – 17 June 2011)
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Toorcon (18 – 19 June 2011)
#BSidesLasVegas (3-4 August 2011)
BlackHat Vegas (3 – 4 August 2011)
DEFCON 19 (4 – 7 August 2011)
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VB Barcelona October 2011

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