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http://www.piotrbania.com/all/kon-boot/ About Kon-Boot Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as ‘root’ user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from […]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/susanwatts/2010/02/new_flaws_in_chip_and_pin_syst.html Interesting.

http://www.ehow.com/how_4500828_privately-track-missing-laptop-computer.html http://preyproject.com/ http://www.absolute.com/en-GB/lojackforlaptops/home.aspx

Same idea as the other security flaw I found. The change password page I thought would at least be secure but it appears, even this page, Twitter is sending the passwords out in plain text instead of encrypting them. Here the new password appears in the Username field of NetworkMiner. People may wonder what’s the […]

Found this issue while sniffing traffic on my network. You only really need to worry about this if you’re on a public network, such as an Internet Cafe etc. You can use Twitter just don’t update anything in your settings as that’s where the password gets sniffed. Although I wouldn’t really use Twitter on a […]

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