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Security through Obscurity??? Yes, it Still Happens!!!

Raoel Chiesa, an Italian ethical hacker, was about to present a paper called “Underground Economy” at the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The presentation includes details of various techniques and exploits and vulnerabilities that cyber criminals use to break into ATM machines. Amongst other details it … Read More

Red Light District on the Internet

Pornography in its different forms is one of the most popular topics available on the Internet. No matter if one counts the number of web sites, the number of visits, the number of search words/criteria, total revenue; porn is there among those at the very top. Another interesting observation regarding … Read More

A New Web Site for Norman

Today, 25th May, Norman is pleased to announce its new web site. Any surfer that has visited our web previously will already have noticed major changes. During several months personnel from different departments in Norman have been working on a complete new web with new navigation structure as well as … Read More


Vista and the ‘SoftMod Hack’ Detection

Microsoft moves on to the next battle against the illegal use of software. Last week, they started to disable the vista versions that are bypassing the activation sequence, see: Update to Windows Vista Activation Exploit detection begins today. It is now one in into the distribution to detect these ‘SoftMod … Read More


DARPA Announced the Gandalf Program

It was in 1957 that the Russians launched Sputnik 1, the world’s first satellite, which prompted the United States to set up the Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA). Today’s internet began life as an ARPA project to maintain communication in the event of a nuclear attack. ARPANET, the world’s first … Read More


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