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Hydra IRC bot, the 25 minute overview of the kit.

Hydra IRC bot, the 25 minute overview of the kit. (25 minutes to write and “do”, not to read!) The Hydra IRC botnet kit is a very interesting sample that we have in our collection. It is, essentially, “RX-Bot for Routers”. By...

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Password Algorithms: Internet Explorer 10 (Windows Vault)

Introduction Microsoft added a new feature to Windows 7 called ‘Vault’ which you can access through the Credential Manager in control panel or vaultcmd from command line. It works very similar to Gnome Key Ring on Linux or the...

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Memcached Remote Denial of Service PoC

A long time ago, in 2011, a rather serious vulnerability was reported in Memcached. It is now 2013, and the vulnerability still exists in the latest version on the memcached Google Code page. The report is here:  Now, as you can...

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[Howto] Installing Nemesis on Ubuntu Linux

Ok. Nemesis is a very powerful Packet Crafting/Injection tool for Unix based systems. I have heard that ALLEGEDLY it can be installed/ran on Windows also, ailment but never felt like trying, as I do not use Windows nor is Windows...

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Password Algorithms: Skype (Windows)

Introduction There’s a fantastic article by Fabrice Desclaux and Kostya Kortchinsky which describes the encryption and structures used but doesn’t provide any code. The article indicates it isn’t possible to decrypt the password...