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Domain Hijacking Made Easy

Apologies in advance for randomly picking on Yahoo… The domain (illurity.com) on which this site lives was registered with Yahoo Small Business (YSB). In addition to registration, YSB also provides DNS services through a convenient web-interface. Logging in to the YSB admin portal uses the same credentials as other Yahoo services, such as Yahoo IM […]

Securing SaaS

With last month’s news of a Salesforce.com employee falling prey to a phishing attack, resulting in the SFDC database being mined for subsequent targeted phishing attacks against some number of SFDC’s nearly 1,000,000 users, there’s been a lot of interest in securing Software as a Service platforms. The first wave of solutions is the conventional […]

Man-in-the-Middle Attack Kit

Hot on the heels of the $15 WebAttacker malware kit comes an RSA report of a do-it-yourself Man-in-the-Middle kit. This is a scary evolution of phishing: by proxying the connection between the client (victim) and the real server (e.g. their bank) MitM can accurately indicate a failed login to the victim (making it harder to […]

BioPassword – Software-based Biometrics

Seattle company BioPassword recently secured $11 million dollars in funding for their unique biometric solution based on a system called Keyboard Dynamics. Unlike most other Biometric solutions (fingerprint, retina scan, DNA analysis, spinal tap, etc.) which depend on external hardware, Keyboard Dynamics is implemented in software. The idea is that everyone has a unique typing […]