Ionize and Cogito Group Strategic Partnership

Ionize and Cogito Group today announced a strategic partnership that will enable both companies to significantly strengthen the breadth and depth of their cyber security capabilities. Ionize and Cogito Group are both successful Australian cyber security companies with...

Canberra OWASP 2014 Chapter meetings

Well folks, its been a while since we’ve had an OWASP meeting and this time we’re planning something a little different. Rather than have very interesting folks talk to you, we’re going to roll our sleeves up and get with breaking web apps. The next...

What do you do about a problem like Java?

The recent deluge of Java vulnerabilities that have been released (some patched and some exploited in the wild) has given rise to a chorus of ditching Java. I recall a similar village riot when Flash was the subject of a string of vulnerabilities. The main arguments...

Pastebin as an intelligence tool

Pastebin and its many clones have been around since 2002. During the 11 years of their evolution, we have observed the change from its original purpose of sharing of code snippets to an anonymous dead drop for hackers. The latest one being a “hacker”...

The right DNS stuff

Anyone that has undertaken Internet based reconnaissance for a red teaming engagement knows how handy web based network tools are for profiling a target without being easily traceable. Years ago I used DNSstuff.com but as their server loads increased they decided to...