When will cable companies wake up and smell the coffee? Numbers like these have got to have them spooked. …read more… Read the rest
Here’s another company that is paying employees in Bitcoin
Here’s another company that is paying employees in Bitcoin :
Gold Dealer Amagi Metals Now Pays All Staff in Bitcoin
By Sanne Wass
Precious metals dealer Amagi Metals announced it is now paying its entire staff in bitcoin via payroll service provider
Academic Research on Bitcoin Tripled in 2014
Bitcoin is getting momentum in academic research circles . Follow the link for the original article.
Academia is increasingly focusing on bitcoin, and hundreds of papers on the subject have now been published, according to research …read more… Read the rest
You might want to read my previous articles, Port Knocking 101 and Single Packet Authorization, before going further.
While researching informations on “Port Knocking” I realized that something was missing. Every website I went to were offering informations either on Port Knocking or Single Packet Authorization but I couldn’t find any clear information on the force that drives these mechanism as a whole.… Read the rest
Single Packet Authorization
You might want to go read my previous article on Port Knocking before going furter.
Single Packet Authorization is very similar to port knocking. The difference lays in the knock. Instead of a secret knock sequence, you need to tell the door a password as in the famous “Open Sesame!”.… Read the rest
Port Knocking 101
Port knocking has been a subject of interest to geeks, security buffs and myself for a long time. This article is the first of a serie were I’ll share my experiences and research into this field. … Read the rest
Short complex password are worst than long easy one’s
xkcd.org has done it again:
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It’s a theoretical security risk to use short password because there are many counter measures someone can enabled to thwart remote cracking attempt. What’s more of a real risk to some organization is having a limit on the length of their passwords while enabling remote access to their systems using only the weak credentials and for counter measure against denial of service attack they don’t lock account after a small number of failed login attempt.… Read the rest
Opening and closing locked Luggage
At first I didn’t believe it…
Now I’m going to pay special attention to my luggage while traveling! At first I didn’t believe it…
Is Your Luggage Safe from airport security?
Now I’m going to pay special attention to my luggage while traveling!… Read the rest
A little news…
It’s been a long time since I’ve added content : I needed time to prepare for passing the CISSP exam. I officially received my CISSP titled about a month ago while I was on vacation.
Since then, I’ve been busy moving the site to a new provider with greater capacity.… Read the rest
Sound Blaster Doesn’t Support 5.1 under Windows 7
The bass redirection feature isn’t working under Windows 7 64bit. You can translate it by saying that the .1 in 5.1 doesn’t work.
I recently upgraded my home theater PC with a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Titanium sound card. I diligently send Creative Labs an email before buying it asking if it does what I wanted it to do.… Read the rest