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Pentester, ex-developer, security researcher, reverse engineer, electronics tinkerer, internet activist, zombie eradicator, promulgator of useless facts, shrubbery inspector, bacon aficionado, devourer of donuts.

Strengths: Security, Crypto, Win32 API, C#, .NET, PHP, x86 assembly

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Apr
24
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
24
accepted Maltego transform samples
Apr
24
accepted Internal code-signing certificate on Windows
Apr
24
accepted Alternative to security questions for account recovery when email isn't an option
Apr
24
accepted Potential issues with Kim Dotcom's new proposed “encrypted webmail service”
Apr
24
accepted Is there a public database of mutex names that are associated with malware?
Apr
24
accepted What statistics can be used to identify pseudorandom data?
Apr
24
accepted What's an easy way to perform a man-in-the-middle attack on SSL?
Apr
20
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
17
comment Why do some bank websites use passwords that are not case sensitive?
You're more likely to find that the hardware is new (e.g. IBM Power Systems kit), but the OS is a Unix-like distro such as AS/400 which is technically ancient, but still maintained.
Apr
17
comment Why do some bank websites use passwords that are not case sensitive?
Yup, my money is on it being a frontend for an AS/400 or similar.
Apr
16
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
15
awarded  Famous Question
Apr
15
comment What does this malicious PHP script do?
Right, that's the encoding mechanism. But what's the payload?
Apr
15
comment Malicious Website URL
@CHANist You can, but it can't be blanket blocked for everyone easily if it's just an IP. With a domain it can be killed by the domain provider (e.g. 1and1, Nominet, etc.) based on an abuse report, which means nobody can reach it via that domain any more.
Apr
15
answered Malicious Website URL
Apr
15
answered Security issues with multiple interfaces
Apr
15
comment Security issues with multiple interfaces
@Stephane Please don't use the close/downvote features for questions where you think the asker is confused or mislead about the situation, when the question itself is on-topic and relatively clear. It's much more constructive to ask for clarifications and provide advice which clears up the confusion than to just dismiss the question.
Apr
15
comment Null Session Questions
@raven A CS student might well think it's a good question, but that doesn't make the question fit for StackExchange. I'm still not really understanding what you're asking - but I'd take a guess that you want to know whether a locally created named pipe can be accessed remotely via SMB, using the Anonymous logon (null session). Did I get that right?