KeePass and the argument for password managers.

[Update 11th May 2022: I am going to be making changes soon to improve readability of this post, I understand it’s a little more complex than what I am aiming for.] Passwords: So, let’s start off with the most important question, what makes a good password? Passwords should be at least 14 characters in length.Continue reading “KeePass and the argument for password managers.”

Planes are pretty cool! – Food for thought #3.

Just a little unstructured rambling today from me, I’m sure someone will enjoy the read… I have begun reading through a 2016 thesis on Security in next-gen Air Traffic communication networks by Martin Strohmeier, it was brought to my attention regarding discussions about a possible use case for software defined radio. This isn’t anything new,Continue reading “Planes are pretty cool! – Food for thought #3.”

Here comes the “Cyber Army”.

Hello World… So the Russian government finally pulled the trigger on their invasion into Ukraine, since then we have seen information warfare erupt as the Russian dictator tries to deny any wrongdoing. But I wanted to talk about the “Cyber Army” now threatening Russian government infrastructure, not the Ukrainians in particular but the world asContinue reading “Here comes the “Cyber Army”.”

Russian Threat Actors

Hello World! Short and sweet here. With tensions between NATO and Russia rising, multiple agencies have put out advisories to keep your eyes peeled for cyber threats out of Russia. I would encourage anyone involved in security currently to view the tactics, techniques and procedures of these actors. Here’s a good report from CISA aboutContinue reading “Russian Threat Actors”

2021 – A Year in review.

Hello World! As the year of 2021 now comes to a complete closure, the effects of the new year festivities subside and teams, students and professionals sit back down in the office full time. Another year of what will surely be packed with many surprises awaits us… 2021 like 2020 was marred by the effectsContinue reading “2021 – A Year in review.”

Remote Code Execution in Java Apache Log4j 2 (CVE-2021-44228)

Hello World! The Internet was rattled the last couple of days over a new critical bug found within a very ubiquitous library, current known vulnerable versions include but may not be limited to Apache Log4j versions 2.10 to 2.14.1. Patches are now mostly available and should be installed as soon as possible, 44228 is currentlyContinue reading “Remote Code Execution in Java Apache Log4j 2 (CVE-2021-44228)”

REvil on the run!

Hello World! Ransomware hackers and affiliates of the REvil (Ransomware Evil), also known as Sodinokibi are on the run from the feds this week, one can suspect that the US authorities have it out for them as this is not the first occasion of direct engagement against this threat actor (TA). If you follow theContinue reading “REvil on the run!”