1. Camera Spy Ring #celebratephotography

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 1 Oct 2016 | 2:00am CDT

    Funny project from TVMiller on hackaday.io: Why do smart phones not have the camera lens placed in the most human user ergonomic position?! As a quirky conceptual spy alternative, the Camera Spy Ring, by Hasbro. Disclaimer, not by Hasbro or Hasbro subsidiaries. Any who, this was just a thought. Now, turn away and go do […]...

  2. Reflective Camouflage: The Mirror Spider is Covered in Controllable Reflective Patches

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

    Via Core77 In Australia there’s a spider known as Thwaitesia argentiopunctata, a/k/a the Mirror Spider. Apparently they have cousins in Southeast Asia as well, as photographer Nicky Bay has been shooting them in his home city-state of Singapore. Writes Bay: For several years, I have been observing the odd behavior of the Mirror Spider (Thwaitesia […]...

  3. Join us this October on the Adafruit Blog for #ElectronicHalloween !

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 1 Oct 2016 | 12:30am CDT

    Finally! The air is getting crisp, mornings are cool, the sun is setting earlier and deciduous leaves are (kind of) starting to change. This can only mean one thing – Halloween is on its way! Every day this October we’ll be posting handpicked #ElectronicHalloween content ranging from spooky and fun tutorials to costume and decoration […]...

  4. Why Doesn’t Time Flow Backwards? #SaturdayMorningCartoons

    Adafruit Industries " Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! | 1 Oct 2016 | 12:13am CDT

    Trick question, trick answer: Why doesn’t time flow backwards? – via Minute Physics...

  5. Star Wednesday: The Power of the Force Wall

    RobOHara.com | 28 Sep 2016 | 12:00pm CDT

    I showed this picture to a coworker once and he replied, “That looks like your kind of store!” Then I had to tell him that this was not a store, but rather inside my house. I couldn’t tell if he was impressed by this or simply thought I was insane. Probably a little of both....

  6. Life’s Too Short to Wear Underwear You Don’t Love

    RobOHara.com | 26 Sep 2016 | 6:00am CDT

    I recently read that most adult males keep pairs of underwear for, on average, seven years. When I look at the underwear in my drawers it’s hard to remember how long I’ve owned them. Unlike larger purchases like houses and cars, I don’t think most people — or at least I don’t — have...

  7. A Guide to (Many) NES Alternatives

    RobOHara.com | 19 Sep 2016 | 6:00am CDT

    Big Lots is already consolidating their Halloween shelves to make room for incoming Christmas-themed items. (Yes, in September.) One hot item for retrogamers this holiday season will be Nintendo’s official NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) that comes with 30 games built-in and goes on sale on November...

  8. I AM THE SOLDERING KING

    RobOHara.com | 14 Sep 2016 | 6:00pm CDT

    In high school, Jeff was my only classmate who knew how to solder. What little I know today about soldering I learned from looking over his shoulder, and talking to my dad, who used to do electronic repair in the Air Force. I cut my soldering teeth while attaching modchips to PlayStations back in the...

  9. Awkward Questions from the Geneticist

    RobOHara.com | 12 Sep 2016 | 6:00am CDT

    “Let me ask you an odd question. Is there any chance your parents are blood relatives?” Last week, I visited the Dean McGee Eye Institute again, this time to meet with a geneticist. I don’t claim to know anything about genetic testing or genetics in general (other than the fact that teachers would always get...

  10. Exporting workspaces from your MSF database

    :Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 13 Aug 2016 | 6:48pm CDT

    Quick and dirty hack to export all your findings/host/services/etc and creds from your metasploit databaseNormally you'd do this with a:workspace myworkspacedb_export -f xml -a /path/to/file.xmldb_export -f pwdump -a /path/to/file.pwdumpThis can be tedious if you want to spin down an instance with tons of workspaces on it. So I wrote a quick resource script to get it done. This takes a list of workspaces. I'm sure you can programmatically retrieve the workspaces but I didn't. Code below...

  11. Got any RCEs?

    Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog | 1 Aug 2016 | 11:21am CDT

    Security is a boomin’, and so there are many different appliances to protect your network. Some of them do very little to protect, some of them open new holes in your network.In line with best practice, many Security teams capture all network traffic using a variety of solutions, some closed, some open source. Once the traffic is stored, it can be used to detect badness, or just examine traffic patterns on corporate assets.One of these open source options is NTOP, which of course has an ap...

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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,...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  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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