Padding Oracle Attacks - for Dummies

Wtf is a padding oracle attack (POA) and how does it work? We will answer this question based on a (hopefully) simple example. But first, we need to clarify some basics. How do block ciphers work? Blo...


ECB, CBC, CFB, WTF

Block ciphers – modes of operation Ever wondered about the different modes of operation of block ciphers? Neither did I. Why the hell do I need this? Using block ciphers (TODO: add some bullshit about...


Kotlin Spring Boot Wicket - Works!

After Google announced Android support fon Kotlin, I started having a look at it and played around a little bit. By now there's one result: Kotlin is beautiful, it works like a charm! To start doing s...


su in a non-interactive shell

Today I faced a problem which lead to a new insight for me. I lost some private key to a particular server and was no longer able to login because password based authentication was disabled. However I...


USPS issue: unable to delivery parcel (Part 2)

Today I wanted to see what malware would be downloaded if someone opens the attachment of the decribed mail from the last post. The windows script was simplified to a simple javascipt so it's easier t...


USPS issue: unable to delivery parcel (Part 1)

At the moment I am receiving lot off SPAM claiming that there's an issue with a delivery. I want to share the latest one with you: Email: FROM: USPS Priority Parcels willie.ritchie@royalfoods.ru SUBJE...


Introducing: wicketmessages-maven-plugin

wicketmessages-maven-plugin This is a maven plugin which converts wicket's properties.xml files into an excel file and back. Development and issues are tracked here: https://github.com/pingunaut/wicke...


nexus3-crowd-plugin is finally working

Finally done. The nexus3-crowd-plugin is finally working for the current Sonatype Nexus version 3.1.0-04. Development and issues are tracked here https://github.com/pingunaut/nexus3-crowd-plugin Prere...


Tables tables tables

readonly - table of formats At the moment i’m trying to add some more source file formats. This table gives a short overview and is also a first test on xlsx source files. txt ok md ok html ok docx in...


A new microblog is born - readonly

You might ask: WTF is wrong with that guy?! Another blog software? REALLY? Why??? …and here's the answer (not necessarily a good one): Major blog software like wordpress, joomla, typo3 have some secur...


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