Malware Analysis: Rootkits, Part 3

You’ve heard of rootkits (the stealthy tools that help attackers hide their activity on your computer), but do you know the difference between user mode rootkits and kernel mode rootkits? And how do you detect and defend against them? If not, then enlight yourself by watching this interesting video from the security Pros at Watchguard. […]

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802.11n Draft 2.0 Gets Thumbs Up from IEEE Working Group

Yes folks, the 802.11 working group has finally gave its thumb up to draft 2.0 of the 802.11n protocol. In real world terms, this means that we’ll finally be seeing 802.11n compliant wireless devices appearing on the market before the end of the year. If you are looking to change your wireless router in coming […]

Seagate Releases World’s Most Secure Laptop Drive

Seagate has been working on a laptop hard drive featuring built-in hardware encryption for years now, and finally, the fruit of their labor has just been released on the market: The Moentus 5400 FDE.2. The Momentus is a serial ATA drive that spins at 5,400 rpm, has a 1.5Gbit/sec throughput and comes with pre-boot authentication […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The March 12th Edition

–10 Fun Facts About Storage Just make it bigger, faster, cheaper –Building a Wireless Network for Dummies “I have recently been asked to setup a wireless network in home of one of my close friends. It was then when I first realised how litte people know about wireless technology and implementation.” –Reading your Hotmail email […]

IPv6 Explained

The researchers who are currently working on the new generation of gears that makes the Internet turn have been on the job for years, but recently, corporate giants such as Microsoft and Apple have been forcing the integration of this new Internet technology in their products: IPv6, the protocol that has already started to power […]

Windows OneCare Sucks

Yes, the title of this post resumes the situation quite well. An Austrian Company named AV Comparatives has recently tested 17 of the most popular Anti-Virus products that are currently available out there, and in that bunch, only one failed the test: Windows OneCare. Surprised? I know I’m not. This is the second test in […]

Welcome to [GAS] 2.0!

Hello Everyone! We’d like to welcome you all to the new and (we hope) improved [GAS]. This little project of ours has taken a long time to realize, but after a few long months of procrastination, we finally arrived at our destination. As you can see, [GAS] 2.0 is definitely a big step up from […]