I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Malicious PowerShell Hosted on script.google.com“: Google has an incredible portfolio of services. Besides the classic ones, there are less known services and… they could be very useful for attackers too. One of them is Google Apps Script. Google describes it like this: “Apps
[SANS ISC] Systemd Could Fallback to Google DNS?
I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Systemd Could Fallback to Google DNS?“. Google is everywhere and provides free services to everyone. Amongst the huge list of services publicly available, there are the Google DNS, well known as 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168 (IPv4) and 2001:4860:4860::8888, 2001:4860:4860::8844Â (IPv6)… [Read more]
Identifying Sources of Leaks with the Gmail “+” Feature
For years, Google is offering two nice features with his gmail.com platform to gain more power of your email address. You can play with the “+” (plus) sign or “.” (dot) to create more email addresses linked to your primary one. Let’s take an example with John who’s the owner
Pwned or not Pwned?
Just before the announce of the Full-Disclosure shutdown a few days ago, a threadÂ generated a lot of traffic and finally turned into a small flame war. In the beginning of the month, a security researcher reported a vulnerability found on Youtube. According to him, the Google service was suffering of
Bypassing Premium LinkedIn Restriction with Google
Social networks are wonderful sources of information when you need to collect data about a potential target. That’s the way humans work, just like you and me: we like to share, we like to show what we do, where we travel. In short… we exist! During some projects, it’s very
Smile, You Just Have Been Indexed!
I’m certainly not addicted to web stats. This blog has a Google Analytics marker but I don’t follow the statistics on a regular base. After all, I’m blogging for fun and I don’t need to keep my audience at a certain amount or don’t need to attract more visitors –
A “Google Analytics” for Government Requests?
Google released interesting statistics about the number of requests they received from Governments Agencies around the world. If you offer free services on the Internet, they are (mis)chances that people will try to abuse of them. Google is certainly not the exception with all the services they provide: webmail, web
There is no smoke without fire!
One more time, companies asked the help of the Justice to fight against Google. This time, the Google Suggest tool is the target. This service is quite simple and you probably use it on a daily basis. When you type your search terms in the search engine, Google offers keyword
Google Goes to DNS Resolving
Once again, Google hit hard! They announced yesterday a new service via their blog: Google Public DNS. The new Google baby is a public DNS resolver open to everyone. Just reconfigure your TCP/IP stack to use the following DNS server and you’re done! 22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199 Google’s arguments are in direct
Gmail Outage Tonight
Unusual but tonight, Gmail was unavailable as reported by the Google Apps Status Dashboard. Besides the fact that more and more people rely on the number-one webmail interface to handle their e-mails, this problem has impacted other Internet social services like Twitter! When the problem was detected by users, they