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[hackersmag] facebook blocks spam URLs, but there method looks useless

Posted in ABK Labs, Blogroll, security with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 11, 2012 by abhishekkr

hackersmag.blogspot.com [31/March/2012]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.in/2012/03/facebook-blocks-spam-urls-but-there.html

to bypass such a system is real real easy… just get a link redirected from any in the batch of URL Shorteners, Page Translaters, Proxy or….. Simple get up a new machine on cloud and get it to bounce the URL back to desired URL.

Even if FB’s awesome team succeeds in blacklisting in ever growing services of proxy and url-shorteners.
This technique of theirs wouldn’t be able to catch your newly specially launched service before you a some decent response time.

…..click here to find out what could correct it AND read full original post

[hackersmag] Social Engineering ~ Eden Guide to Hacking

Posted in AbhishekKr, security with tags , , , , , , , on November 14, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [3-October-2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/10/eden-guide-to-hacking-httpsgithub.html

@github…..Active_Recon/article2_Social_Engineering.txt

Most creative non-technical hacker practice known to mankind.

a.) It’s Art of Communication with People for ‘Information Leakage‘.

You have a ‘Victim’ identified by now and…..

…..click here to read in detail

 

[hackersmag] Whou can you do to defeat SSL BEAST

Posted in AbhishekKr, security with tags , , , , , on November 14, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [23-September-2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/09/beast-beating-ssl-tls-what-you-can-do.html

B.E.A.S.T.?
What It Does?
Point-to-Note!
Security Measures until F!XED…..
Something you should already be doing, if not start now…
To get a more detailed insight at the exploit Paper & Code, get your hands over…..
What to do at Server Side…..

…..click here to read in detail

 

[hackersmag] Open Intelligence Gathering ~ Eden Guide to Hacking

Posted in security, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on November 14, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [13-September-2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/09/open-intelligence-gathering-for-passive.html

@github…..chapter4_Reconnaissance/section0_Passive_Recon/article0_Open_Intelligence_Gathering.txt

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 |[+] What Is Open Intelligence?
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 |[+] Legal Documents Got Them
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 |[+] Search Engines Sort Them
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 |[+] Web Activity Caught Them
 | |
 | |[+] You Blog/Comment
 | |[+] You Socialize.....

…..click here to read in detail

[tekwalk] MySQL server retains old credentials

Posted in AbhishekKr, security with tags , , , , , , on November 14, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ tekwalk.blogspot.com [5-September-2011]

http://tekwalk.blogspot.com/2011/09/while-trying-re-configuration-of.html

When I tried setting up a new password for ‘root’ using ‘mysqladmin’, it raised an error. Some random troubleshooting showed it still had earlier-installation’s root credential working for it.

For time being, got a work-around fixing the problem…

…..click here to read in detail

[hackersmag] DevOps & SecureOps

Posted in AbhishekKr, security with tags , , , , , , , , on November 14, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [29-August-2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/08/devops-with-secops-short-intro-to.html

http://www.slideshare.net/AbhishekKr/devops-with-secops

This presentation just mentions the security considerations related to all these 3 DevOps processes

…..click here to read in detail

[hackersmag] User Authentication @GAE; Hacking Philosophy AND WebHoudini un-short URLs for safety

Posted in Blogroll, security with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2011 by abhishekkr

@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [30/June/2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/06/user-authentication-authorization-at.html

User Authentication & Authorization [AT] Google AppEngine

…..It was all working fine & secured until I added some static-content using static_dirand tried securing it’s url using the same tactic.
But, there was a thing about ‘static_dir’ which I investigated after my supposed-to-be secure static_dir’s content was all publicly available if someone could……

…..click here to read in detail

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@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [/July/2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/07/eden-guide-to-hacking-hacking.html

[Eden Guide to Hacking] ‘Hacking Philosophy’ ~ from Rig Veda and Sun Tzu’s Art of War

This is a part of “Eden Guide to Hacking” which is my writing attempt for a quick to read, broadway guide to HACKING ~ for anyone to have grasp of important concepts and skills which makes up the knowledge base of a hacker.
W.I.P. @ https://github.com/abhishekkr/eden_guide_to_hacking/

…..click here to read in detail

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@ hackersmag.blogspot.com [11/August/2011]

http://hackersmag.blogspot.com/2011/08/howto-check-for-safety-of-shorten-urls.html

howto check for safety of Shorten URLs before opening them in your browsers

…..[] from your shell
$ curl –head -L http://short.en/url | grep Location:
so, place the short url to be checked in place of …..
…..[] from the web-app
Link: http://webhoudini.appspot.com/
At this portal paste in the link in Short URL…..

…..click here to read in detail

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