Digital Consumption - Tagged: Security Darke's Personal Websiteen-gbSat, 08 Mar 2008 01:09:30 +0000Sat, 08 Mar 2008 01:09:30 +0000Copyright 2005-2006, Digital Consumption.600Blowfish shadow files on Debian on how to get blowfish shadow files on Debian. Note for future reference. [Continued: <a href=""> Blowfish shadow files on Debian</a>] (Charles Darke)Sat, 08 Mar 2008 01:09:30 +0000 vigilantism Anderson got fed up of PR people sending him 'spam' and has decided to engage in some <a href="">net vigilantism</a> by publishing their emails to be harvested by spam bots. The problem with this sort of lynch mob justice is the same as real-life lynch mob justice: it can be disproportionate and done in the heat of the moment. [Continued: <a href=""> Net vigilantism</a>] (Charles Darke)Wed, 31 Oct 2007 23:13:38 +0000 relying on correct user behaviour cannot prevent phishing <a href="">study</a> showed that 92% of the people surveyed entered their passwords even when a security picture was not displayed.<br><br>Although this is a small sample, I think it confirms a widely held belief amoung security experts that security measures that rely on correct user behaviour for security are not effective. [Continued: <a href="">Why relying on users cannot prevent phishing</a>] (Charles Darke)Tue, 06 Feb 2007 16:35:22 +0000 simple solution to OpenID phishing attacks'm currently testing a simple fix to prevent phishing attacks on OpenID from malicious relying parties.<br><br>The idea is simple: I have a static IP address and so instead of asking for a password, I've modified an IdP to authorise by checking my IP instead of requesting a password. This has the obvious disadvantages of requiring a static IP and limiting you to posting from home. [Continued: <a href="">A simple solution to OpenID phishing attacks</a>] (Charles Darke)Tue, 23 Jan 2007 22:31:28 +0000 Direct are Phishers"Never give your details out!", they warn. Then they cold call me and ask to verify my details... [Continued: <a href="">First Direct are Phishers</a>] (Charles Darke)Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:00:29 +0000 Virtual Appliances Trojan Threat the distribution of pre-packaged virtual machines pose a security threat? [Continued: <a href="">VMWare Virtual Appliances Trojan Threat</a>] (Charles Darke)Sat, 05 Aug 2006 21:27:33 +0000