Posts Categorized: English-Italian Translations

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    Hacking Your Computer Monitor

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    Here’s an interesting hack against a computer’s monitor: A group of researchers has found a way to hack directly into the tiny computer that controls your monitor without getting into your actual computer, and both see the pixels displayed on the monitor — effectively spying on you — and also manipulate the pixels to display… Read more »

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    Decrypting the WhatsApp Database

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    INTRODUCTION WhatsApp Messenger is an application used across various Mobile Platforms for instant messaging. It uses the internet to send and receive audios, videos, documents, location details, messages etc. WhatsApp saves all the message of user onto a database file in crypt form, which means no one could read anyone’s private messages. WhatsApp uses crypt2,… Read more »

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    Why you can’t trust things you copy and paste from web pages

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    Put away your wget and curl, your SOAP clients and WSDLs, WebDAV servers, REST APIs and JSON callbacks; when it comes to moving data off websites and on to your computer the sticky stuff that greases the wheels is copy and paste. This side of haptic gloves, Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V is as close as we… Read more »

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    Cheating in Marathon Running

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    Story of Julie Miller, who cheated in multiple triathlon races: The difference between cheating in 1980 and cheating today is that it’s much harder to get away with now. What trips up contemporary cheaters, Empfield said, is their false assumption that the only thing they have to worry about is their timing chip, the device… Read more »

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    Petya key decoder

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    I made a decoder for key of Petya ransomware. It works for Stage 1 of encryption – if the system was not rebooted after the infection. Research about a possibility to decrypt Stage 2 is in progress. UPDATE: 8-th April 2016 Petya at Stage 2 has been cracked by leo-stone. Read more: https://petya-pay-no-ransom.herokuapp.com/ and https://github.com/leo-stone/hack-petya…. Read more »

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    Petya: Disk Encrypting Ransomware

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    Updated 2016-04-03: Edited to add more details about the encryption scheme. Petya is a new ransomware with an evil twist: instead of encrypting files on disk, it will lock the entire disk, rendering it pretty much useless. Specifically, it will encrypt the filesystem’s master file table (MFT), which means the operating system is not able… Read more »

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    Mousejacking – what you need to know

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    US startup Bastille Networks boldly claims to be “the first and only company to completely secure the Enterprise,” even though it doesn’t have any products on its website yet. But it is nevertheless making waves with a vulnerability it’s calling Mousejacking, caused by a raft of security problems the company says it’s found in numerous… Read more »

  • Bruce Schneier, English-Italian Translations

    The Fundamental Insecurity of USB

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    p>This is pretty impressive: Most of us learned long ago not to run executable files from sketchy USB sticks. But old-fashioned USB hygiene can’t stop this newer flavor of infection: Even if users are aware of the potential for attacks, ensuring that their USB’s firmware hasn’t been tampered with is nearly impossible. The devices don’t… Read more »

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    Clear Your Cookies? You Can’t Escape Canvas Fingerprinting

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    So tracking is getting even trickier, it seems canvas fingerprinting would work in any browser that supports HTML5 and is pretty hard to stop as a user, as it’s a basic feature (a website instructing your browser to draw an image using canvas). And it turns out, every single browser will draw the image slightly… Read more »

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    Hacking Your Fridge – Internet of Things Security

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    So one of the latest fads is IoT or the Internet of things phenomena which has been talked about for a while (especially since the discussion of IPv6 started), IoT is connecting physical items to the Internet and giving them some kind of IP (be in NAT or a proper IPv6 address). This enabled you… Read more »