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Mar
20
comment How would one crack a weak but unknown encryption protocol?
@TerryChia A principle can be applied successfully 100% of the time and still doesn't become a fact. A fact isn't actionable, like a principle is. You can enact a principle by following it, you can't enact a fact. You don't say "We need to apply the laws of gravity for this". You do say "We need to apply Kerckhoff's principle for this". Someone can choose to ignore Kerckhoff's principle (at their peril). They can't choose to ignore the laws of gravity.
Mar
20
comment How would one crack a weak but unknown encryption protocol?
@SmitJohnth For it to be a rule it would need an obligation. You can apply a rule to a principle (i.e. everyone must follows Kerckhoff's principle to work on this library) but that doesn't make the principle itself a rule.
Mar
18
comment How would one crack a weak but unknown encryption protocol?
It's a principle. It's meant to guide decision making. It's not a law, rule or theory that is actually fact.
Mar
18
comment How would one crack a weak but unknown encryption protocol?
Worse than nothing because it breeds a false sense of security. At least if you don't have a control in place you continue to rationalise future security decisions on that assumption, rather than relying upon the assumption that you have a control in place that is better than it really is.
Mar
4
comment Automatic robot crawler to check web pages authenticity?
+1 for Tripwire, although it's worth noting that managing a Tripwire instance can easily consume a lot of your time.
Mar
4
comment How dangerous is game guard?
@ruief Not meaning to sound snippy but if that were true then we might as well get rid of UAC, SU, ACLs, User Groups...
Mar
1
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Feb
28
comment I managed to capture a botnet control host, what do I do with it?
@Shadur If you really think the data you can collect is that valuable (I suspect it's not) then then you may wish to try something like Volatility to record the current forensic state of your RAM at least. The trouble is that if you screw it up you can end up doing more harm than good.
Feb
28
comment I managed to capture a botnet control host, what do I do with it?
@MasonWheeler That would probably be govcert.nl in this instance.
Feb
28
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Feb
28
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Feb
28
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Feb
28
comment How to Secure My DropBox Installation?
Quite. This is ideological fluff, not an appropriate answer to the question.
Feb
28
comment Using ModSecurity as transparent mode
It's not clear to me what you're asking. ModSecurity is a server-side technology. It doesn't sit between your server and client.
Feb
28
answered I managed to capture a botnet control host, what do I do with it?
Feb
28
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Feb
28
comment I managed to capture a botnet control host, what do I do with it?
Given he said 'my webhosting customers' I think it's fair to assume he doesn't have a SIRT/CERT team backing him up.
Feb
28
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Feb
28
comment Is it safe to install metasploit in my daily-used computer
Unless you're running on a laptop from ancient times, you shouldn't have any trouble running one of the smaller *nix distros. You don't need to feed a dedicated Metasploit VM with RAM and processing power like you would a general-purpose Windows VM.
Feb
24
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