Yet Another Minecraft Vulnerability!

UPDATE: The vulnerability isn't actually patched. The Session ID just doesn't get printed to the log files any more.   On the 3rd March 2016, Mojang (The developers of Minecraft) released a new version of the Minecraft Launcher. Not much is known about what has changed between the old launcher version and the new launcher … Continue reading Yet Another Minecraft Vulnerability!

Adblock can be good for you

Many people use adblock (Including me) and I noticed that a lot of businesses are stating that adblockers are bad and people should not use them. Don't listen to it. Adblockers provide an important role in security for blocking compromised adverts, malvertising, clickjacking and malicious web resources, which will infect users with all sorts of … Continue reading Adblock can be good for you

What are state-sponsored attacks?

If you are wondering why I am re-writing this blog post, it is because the old version was terrible and didn't explain it very good. State-sponsored attacks / incidents are where government organizations target and attack certain companies such as Google or Facebook and try to steal personal information. This information often contains things which … Continue reading What are state-sponsored attacks?

[Old] What are state-sponsored attacks?

State-sponsored attacks are hacking incidents that are backed up or supported by government organisations/agencies. Often they support these attacks to gather information on the general public. These state-sponsored actors may target activists, anonymous members of the public and random members of the public. The actual information these state-sponspored actors will try to obtain are names, email … Continue reading [Old] What are state-sponsored attacks?

The link that could crash Google Chrome!

A few weeks ago there was a link released to the public that could crash Google Chrome. It looks like this: http://a/%%30%30 Note that this URL does not crash other browsers like IE, Edge or Firefox due to the way those browsers handle the URL. The Basics You cannot type certain characters into a URL, because … Continue reading The link that could crash Google Chrome!