Two things slightly changed my previous password solution. One is the proliferation of good remote (I hate the term “in the cloud” for reasons unknown even to myself) storage. Second is my workplace actually blocking my favorite remote storage which is Dropbox. Online Storage In my post “Current free cloud storage offerings“, I listed the [...]
Google is going to unify all your privacy data from your various Google accounts (Google search, Youtube, Gmail, etc) starting March 1, which is only a few hours from now. When you signed up for your Google account and you checked the option to save all web searches, then all your search history is saved. [...]
In the process of hooking my gmail account to android, I now have a chance to resurrect my gmail account for real email usage and not just a repo of mailing lists I have subscribed through all these years. Yes that’s 10 plus years of non-stop security threads from full disclosure, pen-test, bugtraq and many [...]
Open CMD with Administrator privileges. To enable the account: net user administrator /active:yes To disable the account: net user administrator /active:no I’ll hold back on the rant of how insecure this will make your machine. But most of you looking for this info will want the “insecurity” part anyway.
1. Boot computer using the BackTrack5 DVD.
KeePass + Dropbox. Still I keep plaintext backups encrypted by GnuPG symmetric encryption ( the -c switch ) just in case. Update (20 August 2012): I have updated this password solution: My New Password Solution
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Note: You can only do this if you are admin in a win32 machine. Scenario: You are using a shared computer which has a folder with all it’s contents set to be unreadable, undeletable by another user. Download SetACL from http://helgeklein.com/ If you’re target folder is D:\unreadable, do this: setacl -on "d:\unreadable" -ot file -actn [...]
Back in the days there was plain-text.info (or .org). Now it seems they have been offline forever. They can still be reached via irc though. irc.Plain-Text.info:6667 ssl (+9999) #rainbowcrack irc.rizon.net:6667 ssl (+9999) #rainbowcrack This is where I cracked some pwdumps I got way back when… Visit irongeek’s website for more info about this.
http://deaddrops.com/ http://datenform.de/blog/dead-drops-preview love the idea. dead drop being something from espionage. a single usb dead drop like this can be made b/w 2 people or a small group of people that want to share information… it doesn’t need to be globally public. but being public makes it fun. nice comments on all the possibilities (positive [...]