January 4, 2021 | 11:41

Hackback the Malware

Yesterday and today I’ve noticed the author malvuln1. He has uncovered vulnerabilities for 14 malware and backdoor applications. Yes, you are correct: He has found vulnerabilities in malware and backdoors, practically with proof-of-concepts to reproduce. No need to emphasise, that’s all Windows malware we’re talking about. Read more

October 5, 2020 | 20:00

Hacking - where are the limits?

In the previous webinar on IT risk assessment and information security, participants questioned me during the 15-minute live hacking session: Is this not illegal? We took a closer peek at the servers of an ambulant care unit and two other businesses. I found them by chance from a total of 28 million hosts1 across Germany using specific search terms. Read more

August 26, 2020 | 18:00

Fefe on today's programming

Felix von Leitner (Fefe) in his latest article1 at Heise wrote a very good statement straight out from the bottom of my heart: Programming is in reality more an optimisation problem (what is the least effort I have to invest to get the customer to buy this) than engineering design. Read more

August 25, 2020 | 08:00

Windows is broken by design

Feedbacks to my recently written blog “Working in Homeoffice Part I”: No Tomas, you can’t say you believe Windows is broken by design, bashing everybody up in the face. or: It’s not that simple getting privileges on windows computers. Well, how to put it right? Read more

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