Category: CyberSec / ITSec / Sicherheit / Security / SPAM

Rust vs Go – Open Source is about enabling users – Rust lang will complement C around the GNU Linux Kernel (for better safety) “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to make Open Source more secure
16.05.2022

Open Source is about enabling users “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to help make Open Source more secure… https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-150-millionen-us-dollar-sollen-open-source-absichern-2205-165382.html https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-linux-foundation-will-security-praxis-vereinheitlichen-2008-150036.html src of src: “White House OSS Mobilization Plan” 2022: https://openssf.org/blog/2022/05/11/testimony-to-the-us-house-committee-on-science-and-technology/ 2020: “The OpenSSF is a cross-industry collaboration […]

FreeBSD based Citrix VPN hacked in massive hostpital healthcare hack in Germany CVE 2019 19781 – hits healthcare hospital in Germany, causing death of (at least) 1 person
27.04.2022

https://cve.circl.lu/cve/CVE-2019-19781 https://www.healthcare-computing.de/bsi-warnt-vor-schwachstelle-bei-vpn-produkten-von-citrix-a-964940/ https://www.cnblogs.com/lsgxeva/p/12116150.html hits healthcare hospital in Germany, causing death of (at least) 1 person https://www.businessinsider.de/politik/deutschland/hacker-legen-uniklinik-duesseldorf-lahm-staatsanwaltschaft-ermittelt-wegen-todesfall-einer-patientin/

2021-11 Russian IT Security Updates – why it is impossible to turn off the Internet in Russia – what is the “Mitnick attack”? – are the odds against the defenders? Browser Sidechannel Attacks “We confirm that none of these approaches completely defend against our attacks” – 2010: AI amok: how AIs almost crashed wallstreet and why it can have real world consequences (1929)
04.11.2021

warning: no guarantee of completeness! contains ads! (but owner of blog get’s nothing, maybe source of source does) Are the odds against the (itsec) defenders? It certainly feels that way, because no human can ever find all bugs, so Fuzzing […]

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) online community web application security
07.08.2021

the wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OWASP the top 10: https://owasp.org/www-project-top-ten/2017/Top_10.html the ebook: https://github.com/OWASP/owasp-mstg/releases/download/v1.2/OWASP_MSTG-1.2.pdf the text: https://owasp.org/www-project-web-security-testing-guide/latest/4-Web_Application_Security_Testing/02-Configuration_and_Deployment_Management_Testing/01-Test_Network_Infrastructure_Configuration the conferences: https://owasp.org/www-board/ https://www.blackhat.com/us-21/ the costs: https://training.owasp.org/ 2-part Training: $505 Member 2-part Training: $455 * For member discount code contact events ÄT owasp DOOOT com https://www.udemy.com/course/intro-to-bug-bounty-by-nahamsec/ it’s […]

GNU Linux Debian – basic simple update.sh script – security-tracker.debian.org tracker status release stable – semi-manual system update method vs full automatic updates – apt can do https now: update /etc/apt/sources.list http -> https
26.07.2021

updates are a bless (fixes to problems, keep system secure from hackerz) but also a curse (it might break things) on systems that follow the UNIX K.I.S.S principle, they should “just work”, to the extreme of (kernel) live patching (currently […]

What is Right – What is Wrong – with great powers comes great responsibility (aka the “Peter-Parker-principle” (Spiderman 2002)) – Big Tech with better and betters Tools and without better Ethics Morals unkowing what is Right or Wrong
17.07.2021

in short: humans per default, without an education might just be “better” apes. Some parts of mankind behave very primitive and clearly show no signs of higher intelligence or education. The troubles start, when the tools become more and more […]

Zehntausende Mail-Server wegen Exchange-Lücke gehackt – Cloud oder Klaut – com-magazin.de Security Newsletter
12.03.2021

scroll down to ENGLISH “Zehntausende Mail-Server wegen Exchange-Lücke gehackt.  Wegen einer vor wenigen Tagen bekanntgewordenen Sicherheitslücke sind laut US-Medienberichten Zehntausende E-Mail-Server von Unternehmen, Behörden und Bildungseinrichtungen Opfer von Hacker-Attacken geworden. “Deutsche Unternehmen sind im internationalen Vergleich besonders stark von dieser […]

TeamViewer – the ultimate security problem?
11.02.2021

convenience vs security problem: remote support via internet in COVID19 pandemic days is basically a must for many companies, but does it have to run non-stop on computers that control sensitive machines and systems such as energy and water-supply? ABSOLUTELY […]