Interesting Things From 2600

travis+security@subspacefield.org

Abstract

Work in progress.

1 Other Mirrors

http://2600sucks.gbppr.org/
http://2600.wrepp.com/

2 V26N1 Spring 2009

2.1 ATA Security Exposed

http://tinyurl.com/atapwd
http://tinyurl.com/cmrrse
http://cmrr.ucsd.edu/people/Hughes/SecureErase.shtml
hdparm --security-erase-enhanced in Linux
http://www.deadondemand.com/
http://www.vogon-investigation.com/password-cracker.htm

2.2 MP3 Data Stream as a Covert Means of Distributing Information

http://www.757labs.com/
mp3nema
http://www.peticolas.net/fabien/steganography/mp3stego/

2.3 Hacker Perspective

Downloaded every word document from .mil and used known techniques to show recently deleted text. Google query: “ext:doc site:.mil inurl:aa ext:doc site:.mil inurl:ab ...”
wikiscanner
tor2web

2.4 Hacker Spaces

Austin - ACTLAB
4th Floor of the CMB building on the University of Texas campus
http://www.actlab.utexas.edu/

2.5 Social Discourse

http://playlist.citr.ca/podcasting/xml/career-fasttrack.xml
Use a Harvard-Style resume
MIT’s Free Courseware http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/home/home/index.htm

2.6 Letters

If a number is listed, a reverse lookup is free at http://anywho.com/rl
http://www.payphone-directory.org
http://www.payphone-project.com/

2.7 Transmissions

patches to Madwifi drivers, Karma, or airbase-ng automate replying to every wifi query
Karmetasploit uses a spoofed DNS server to alias all remote hosts to itself and brings up a web server serving browser exploits directly to the client
Evilgrade toolkit performs similarly for trapping unprotected or unauthenticated automatic upgrades from assorted software packages

3 V25N4 Winter 2008-2009

3.1 Introduction to Forensic Data Recovery

File recovery software http://foremost.sourceforge.net/

3.2 Messages

Site that provides information on 2600 articles over the years, including author info and a synopsis of each article. http://2600.wrepp.com/

3.3 Vulnerabilities in the Corporate Sector

http://searchwincomputing.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid_gci119144,00.html