Last week I saw Hal Pomeranz of the SANS institute give a talk on how ACH (Automated Clearing House) fraud has become increasingly more sophisticated. It is a serious problem and it’s beginning to have a non negligible economic impact on business here in the USA. In this blog post I will summarize the takeaway . . . → Read More: ACH Fraud becoming ever more clever
Here’s the scenario: I’m trying to get data together from several old hard drives that are laying around. Some of them are dual boot Linux ext2 and a variety of Win’s all the way back to 2000. Then I have a fairly large drive that is pure ext2. I don’t want to haul the weight . . . → Read More: How to access ext2 FS from WinXP and Leopard
I have fired off the new Zend Framework tool several times now to automatically create a scaffolding for a new project. It’s pretty handy, though for a lot less work they could have just included a premade scaffolding in the download. The Zend Tool is fairly new and evolving, and will only get stronger . . . → Read More: Zend Tool bug and work around
Who is least likely to recognize a phish when he sees one? A noob or a luddite right? As more and more people get online, more and more people are getting savvy about phish scams. The only people still likely to be highly vulnerable are those people who still don’t have internet woven into their . . . → Read More: New offline phish technique targets noobs & luddites
Warning: HARD CORE DORKAGE!!!! I hope beyond all the hope that I have obtained the book that will drag me over the learning curve for Zend Framework for real. The book I am referring to, Zend Framework In Action by Allen, Lo & Brown, was meant to come out in September, but it finally . . . → Read More: Back at the Zend Framework… finally!