1. From the New York Times: Fashion’s Newest Frontier is the Disabled and the Displaced #WearableWednesday

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 27 Jul 2016 | 1:00am CDT

    The New York Times has a fascinating piece on reimagine clothing to help those with disabilities, refugees, and more. Six years ago, Maura Horton, a housewife in Raleigh, N.C., received a call from her husband, Don, the assistant football coach at North Carolina State. He was on the road for a game and having so […]...

  2. These Amazing Tech Nails Will Get You on the Subway @luciedavis #WearableWednesday

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 27 Jul 2016 | 12:00am CDT

    No matter which pants pocket or purse pouch I place my metro card, I always seem to fumble. So, I really appreciate the thought behind this nail project I discovered on Wareable. It all started when design student Lucy Davis decided to bring magic to the everyday routine of taking public transportation. She hacked a typical […]...

  3. As Seen on Show and Tell: #TeamValor Light up badge for #PokemonGo #WearableWednesday

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 26 Jul 2016 | 11:00pm CDT

    Thanks to Orlando for sharing his awesome Pokemon Go Team Valor badge on Show and Tell! Check out the Instructable for the project here. Since Pokemon GO came out, I’ve wanted to make something to related to the game. I wanted something I could make in an afternoon that I could use right away, so […]...

  4. ‘SOFIA’ is a Boeing 747 SP with a Telescope " Basically it’s a Flying Observatory! #NASA

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 26 Jul 2016 | 6:37pm CDT

    A quarter of the way into its 20-year-mission, SOFIA stands for Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy – it’s a 747 outfitted with a 2.5m reflecting telescope; most-impressively, the aircraft’s fuselage has been modified so a door can open during flight to give the telescope optimal viewing of the sky. SOFIA is the largest airborne observatory […]...

  5. Fixing to Fix Things

    RobOHara.com | 25 Jul 2016 | 6:00pm CDT

    When Susan and I got married twenty-one years ago, our dear friend Carol bought us a wooden serving tray. It’s made of slats of wood, with two handles that swivel. Susan loves it and still uses it. A few years ago, one of the side slats came loose. Whenever it comes loose, Susan lines up...

  6. The End of VHS

    RobOHara.com | 23 Jul 2016 | 3:32pm CDT

    It was announced this week that the Funai Electric Company will stop producing VHS video cassette recorders at the end of July. “Who on earth still owns a VCR?” I hear you asking. Well, I do. I installed a capture card in my computer and connected a VCR to it that allows me to convert...

  7. Kevin Durant’s Exit: My Two Cents

    RobOHara.com | 15 Jul 2016 | 6:00am CDT

    The world needs another article about Kevin Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City for Golden State like the Warriors need another three-point shooter, but regardless, now that I’m back from vacation I feel compelled to write something. As an adult in my forties, I don’t believe anything any celebrity says, ever. When you’ve watched the...

  8. cDc Day 2016 is upon us!

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 11 Jul 2016 | 8:45am CDT

    Suggested cDc Day activities include: 1.Take a trip to a 7-11 and reminisce about the convenience store as an institution, and its place in your life. How dependably open for so many hours! The wide variety of products in a...

  9. Dealing with Doo Doo

    RobOHara.com | 9 Jul 2016 | 6:00am CDT

    So our rented RV has two waste water tanks: one gray, one black. Water that goes into the sink and the shower ends up in the gray tank. Anything that goes into the toilet ends up in the black tank. All of it eventually ends up in a hole in a ground. The owner...

  10. RV Adventures!

    RobOHara.com | 8 Jul 2016 | 7:00am CDT

    On Wednesday, Susan, the kids, and I rented an RV and headed west. Specifically, this RV: Neither of us have ever driven or even ridden in an RV, so this is my first impression: after watching a couple of YouTube videos (“your model may vary”), we picked up our RV (our model most...

  11. Attack Research is Hiring!

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 13 Jun 2016 | 12:57pm CDT

    It is very rare we post a public job ad. Right now we have one position open with more on the way. http://www.attackresearch.com/jobs.htmlPlease take a look and apply if interested. Or if you know anyone interested, please pass the word along.

  12. CULT OF THE DEAD COW Statement on Jacob Appelbaum / ioerror

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 6 Jun 2016 | 9:14am CDT

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06-June-2016 CULT OF THE DEAD COW Statement on Jacob Appelbaum / ioerror Like much of the hacker community, we were troubled to hear the allegations of sexual abuse, manipulation, and bullying leveled against one of our members,...

  13. BlackHat 2016 Classes

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 25 May 2016 | 6:09pm CDT

    BlackHat 2016 is quickly approaching! Early registration ends on Friday. So can save a few bucks and use that to go to Defcon 2016.This year we have decided to split our Tactical Exploitation class into the two major platforms that are covered; Windows and UNIX. The classes are scheduled back to back. So if you sign up for both classes you will get the same Tactical Exploitation course.This decision came from feedback of the students who only seemed to care about one platform or another. We...

  14. Subtee regsvr32 sct with metasploit web delivery

    :Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 10 May 2016 | 9:42pm CDT

    So I put this out on twitter but failed to document it for historical reasons/find it when I need it.I was able to replace the PoC payload with the payload from Metasploit's web delivery and it worked just fine.original PoC here: https://gist.github.com/subTee/24c7d8e1ff0f5602092f58cbb3f7d302#file-backdoor-sctBelow we can see the replaced payload:...and receiving the shell after running the command from the command line...

  15. More on Purple Teaming

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 21 Mar 2016 | 8:00am CDT

    I wanted to add a bit more context/info/explanation on Purple Teaming after publishing the Ruxcon slides as well as Facebook and Twitter interactions on that topic.What is Purple Teaming?Currently there are as many definitions for Purple Teaming as there are talks and blog posts on the subject but I'm going to throw mine in as well.Purple Teaming is "conducting focused pentesting (up to Red Teaming) with clear training objectives for the Blue Team."The clear training objectives (aka a plan to ev...

  16. APT Ransomware

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 15 Mar 2016 | 3:55pm CDT

    Yesterday this article came out from Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-ransomware-idUSKCN0WG2L5.I thought it would be useful to make a post explaining the situation a little more in-depth.Myself and several colleges (InGuardians, G-C Partners) have been engaged in related, high-impact incident response engagements over recent months.We have been working together to correlate the results of several major investigations. At least three high-value corporations were hit by well-known...

  17. Regional Internet Registries: Quick links

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 4 Jan 2016 | 10:26am CST

    Handy list of links, storing here for future reference when doing research. A regional Internet registry (RIR) is an organization that manages the allocation and registration of Internet number resources within a particular region of the world. Internet number resources … Continue reading →...

  18. Bulk elasticsearch file split

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 13 Dec 2015 | 3:31pm CST

    Recently needed to split a pretty massive (2M line) file to bulk load into elasticsearch. I’m sure others have run into this same problem. Here’s the code: You can all call this: ruby ./es_split.rb [file_to_split.bulk] Since the file was actively … Continue reading →...

  19. Embrace the strange: support indy artist Victor Cayro this Sept. 10 in San Francisco

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 25 Aug 2015 | 8:52pm CDT

    Incredibly nice guy and friend of the herd (and co-founder of the mysterious DSSK collective) Victor Cayro will have an art show in San Francisco on September 10th. If you're in the area, please support independent art that stretches the...

  20. Friends of the Herd Doing Awesome Things: Carmageddon Part 1

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 21 Jul 2015 | 8:21am CDT

    Badass and scary as fuck at the same time. Good job! http://www.wired.com/2015/07/hackers-remotely-kill-jeep-highway/...

  21. Monday Morning Schadenfreude Jr.

    CULT OF THE DEAD COW | 20 Jul 2015 | 6:21am CDT

    Prepare the Schadenfreude Cannons! Couldn'ta happened to a nicer bunch of guys. Harf! http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/07/online-cheating-site-ashleymadison-hacked/...

  22. Getting started in information security…. notes to a student

    PENTESTIFY BLOG | 7 Mar 2014 | 10:43am CST

    Recently had a college student reach out for advice, and thought i’d share with the class: My biggest issue with my current education is the broad scale and lack of clear direction on how to achieve my goals. I know … Continue reading →...

  23. The screen generation, indonesian translation

    €£ | 15 Jan 2014 | 7:32am CST

    The screen generation from 2008, the Cult of the Dead Cow textfile #412, has been translated to indonesian. Thank you! Pada dasarnya web adalah salah satu medium komunikasi kita, sehingga ini juga menyangkut aspek negatif serta kontradiksi umumnya yang terjadi dalam masyarakat kita. Ia juga dapat berfungsi dalam membangun ruang bebas serta penyebaran kritik terhadap kekuasaan...

  24. The gravity problem in the equestrian statue

    €£ | 6 Dec 2013 | 11:29am CST

    Progress in the technology of casting allowed for the equestrian statue to rise from the ground. In the animation we can see this historical development in just seven frames. view at Homeostasis Lab...

  25. Silberne Buchstaben in goldenem Licht

    €£ | 5 Dec 2013 | 3:22pm CST

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