I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Credentials Leaks on VirusTotal“: A few weeks ago, researchers published some information about stolen credentials that were posted on Virustotal. I’m keeping an eye on VT for my customers and searching for data related to them. For example, I looking for their domain name(s)
Facebook Archives Predictive Name: Some Found Online
Facebook is in the news for a few days after the disclosure of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. A few days ago, another wave of rumours revealed that the Facebook app could collect your private data. Facebook denied and a ping-pong game started. Is it true or false? The fact is
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
leakedin.com is back online
I remember this eveningâ€¦ More than two years ago, at RSA Europe, I was sitting in the hotel bar with my friends Craig Balding and Brian Honan talking about everything and nothing. Which topic was at the source of this? It’s too old but I had the idea to register
Who’s Playing with my Data?
My privacy, your privacy are key requirements in our (online) life! Nobody enjoys seeing personal data used by unauthorized people. Let me tell you a story that happened to me today. I visited the website of a well-known vendor to grab some information about its products. When you’d like to
Live Hall of Shame on French Television?
This frozen picture comes from a reportage broadcasted today by TF1, a major French television channel. On the white board behind the women, we can clearly read an URL and the associated credentials. This a excellent example of “don’t do this” to be used during security awareness trainings! Source: zataz.com
Keep an Eye on your Data using OpenDLP
A new tool has been released (version 0.1) today on code.google.com: OpenDLP. “DLP”, “Data Loss Protection” or “Data Leak Protection”, a buzz-word! Even if the problem is real and critical for some organizations, my opinion is the following: Instead of spending money in expensive solutions (and DLP solutions ARE expensive!),
Adding Data Leakage Protection into Apache
Data leakage is a major risk for many organizations today. As more and more data are used in a digital format, it’s easy to copy them or send them outside the security perimeter. Leaked data can have a major impact on the business (loss of revenue, loss of confidentiality or
Bash Syslog History Could Lead to Data Leakage?
A few months ago, I posted an article about how to add extra logging facilities to the Bash shell. For specific users, it can be useful to have a complete history of their activity on your server (for audit purposes). The first release candidate of Bash 4.1 is available for
Do You Trust Your Applications?
Internet is a infinite source of free software! If you are looking for a small tool to automate tasks, convert files or make your life easier, there are chances that somebody around the world already wrote some code and distributed it for free on the Net. But, on a security