This is not new but it still happens in 2014… Hijacking a website with just a small e-mail. Here are the facts. For a while, I’m hosting a friend’s website. His website is quite old and it already moved from servers to servers depending on my deployed infrastructure. A few
Lot of Belgian newspapers and sites reported today (Example of article – in French) that a project of law will be discussed soon (deriving from the EU Data Retention Directive) to request providers of telecommunications (Internet – Mobile services) to keep a trace of electronic communications. Wait, the article should say
Last week, I went to London to attend the RSA Conference Europe (my wrap up is here). One of the sessions I followed was presented by Eric Vyncke about “forensics in a post IPv4 exhaustion“. You should live on another planet if you’re not aware of the coming IPv4 exhaustion.
Waaaaaaarning! Evil leechers! Internet censorship is back in Belgium! The “DNS blocking” technique was already applied in Belgium in 2009 to block access to some controversial websites (read my old post here). Today, we learned that the “Belgium Antipiracy Federation” finally won its court case against two major Belgian ISPs.
… and the first World IPv6 Day! This first major event to promote the version six of the IP protocol looks to be a success for most of companies. For most users, it was completely transparent as network administrators prepared all the required stuff on the background. Maybe you were
Yesterday I went to a cocktail organized by ISPA, the Belgian Internet Service Providers Association. I worked several years for ISP’s and I trying to keep in touch with them to gather interesting information about market trends. The topic of the event was “IPv6” (what a surprise!). Eric Vyncke, CTO
Tor aka “The Onion Router” is a well known network running on top of the regular Internet. It protects the confidentiality of communications between users and regular online services. As the multiple layers of an onion, Tor is a worldwide decentralized network based on layers. When you need to connect
In May 2008, I wrote a blog post about IPv6 (Will Finally IPv6 Arise?) with a date: 2011. We reached the deadline foreseen and it’s now official: IANA is running out of IP addresses. IANA (“Internet Assigned Numbers Authority“) is the organization responsible of the assignments of IP addresses to
Disclaimer: The information reported below has been translated from French to English with the approval of a friend who also released the information on his blog. His server was hit by a DoS attack. Feel free to relay the information! When you try to access big websites like Facebook, Google
When Internet ARPAnet was invented in the seventies, its goal was to interconnect military resources using packets based networks and to be strong enough to resist to “attacks”. Loosing some devices in the network could not affect the communications. Later, the same technology was re-used to build the public network