Month: June 2008

  • June 2008 Reviews (In the Name of the King, Balls of Fury, Reno 911!: Miami)

    [This was originally published on attrition.org.] This Movie Bits review is dedicated to a few recent comedies. In the Name of the King 2007 Some mythical land, some boring king, some farmer that must be a hero since there is focus on him. So normal and so not a hero that he is only known as Farmer, how […]

  • Coffee makers are SCADA, right?!

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] Steven Christey of CVE posted asking a question about VDBs and the inclusion of coffee makers. Yes, you read that correctly, vulnerabilities are being found in coffee makers that are network accessible. Don’t be surprised, we all knew the day was coming when every household appliance would […]

  • Opera upgrade woes

    I use the Opera web browser for doing work on OSVDB. It started when I used 6.02 and it was a screaming fast browser and lasted for years. At some point the site became more feature rich and the ancient version didn’t cut it. I bit the bullet and upgraded to Opera 9 which had […]

  • Useless Compensation for Data Loss Incidents

    [This was written with Apacid and originally published on attrition.org.] If you have been the victim of a data loss incident, odds are you have received a letter from the careless organization that lost your information. These letters always offer apologies and sincere hope that your identity or personal information isn’t abused. The recent BNY Mellon incident (which […]

  • Useless Compensation for Data Loss Incidents

    [This was originally published on attrition.org. It was written by Apacid and Jericho.] If you have been the victim of a data loss incident, odds are you have received a letter from the careless organization that lost your information. These letters always offer apologies and sincere hope that your identity or personal information isn’t abused. The […]