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Forum: Cybersecurity 06-19-2011
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For anyone interested I have continued this over...
For anyone interested I have continued this over on MozillaZine Firefox bugs forum:

VPN encryption not broken, but FF hacked? • mozillaZine Forums...
Forum: Programming 06-09-2011
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Posted By GSO
if ((tmp = (char*)strchr(dest,'/'))) { Seems to...
if ((tmp = (char*)strchr(dest,'/'))) {
Seems to have fixed it!

Thanks for your time guys :)
Forum: Programming 06-09-2011
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Posted By GSO
OK, I was thinking the error was in the function...
OK, I was thinking the error was in the function prototype, after all that was what was given, however it is further down (rusty!):
{
char *tmp;

...
Forum: Programming 06-09-2011
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Posted By GSO
The function prototype: ...
The function prototype:
printFiles::printFiles(int argc, /* I - Number of command-line arguments */
char *argv[], /* I - Command-line arguments */
...
Forum: Programming 06-09-2011
10,910
Posted By GSO
error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’
Compiling xpp (The X Printing Panel (http://cups.sourceforge.net/xpp/)) on SL6 (RHEL6 essentially):
xpp.cxx: In constructor ‘printFiles::printFiles(int, char**, int&)’:
xpp.cxx:200: error: invalid...
Forum: Cybersecurity 06-04-2011
3,988
Posted By GSO
I'm taking the opportunity to make a quick test...
I'm taking the opportunity to make a quick test post (experimenting with browsers - I am always without fail hacked on this page!) while bringing this log up to date. I've taken the problem over to...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-29-2011
3,988
Posted By GSO
StrongVPN decided to delete the log mentioned...
StrongVPN decided to delete the log mentioned above for security reasons. However attached is I hope a version that is sufficiently anonymised.

In a nutshell, StrongVPN is a cert. based VPN...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-26-2011
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Posted By GSO
I though I'd make a quick test post having just...
I though I'd make a quick test post having just signed up with StrongVPN - note there is no OpenVPN password with this provider, it's all done with certs by the looks.

Anyway as soon as I login to...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-25-2011
3,988
Posted By GSO
Changed VPN provider from one of the $20 a month...
Changed VPN provider from one of the $20 a month ones to $5 a month. The former seemed only to maintain one regional server while the latter has half a dozen or so.

First off it appears computer...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-18-2011
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Posted By GSO
Just surfaced, a hack seems to start with the...
Just surfaced, a hack seems to start with the encrypted page contains unencrypted content warning popping up, but sometime after the page loaded (i.e., randomly). E.g., this has happened just now:...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-16-2011
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Posted By GSO
Interesting one popped up, literally - the...
Interesting one popped up, literally - the browser has started popping up the nonencrypted content on encrypted web page warning after it has been sitting on the same webpage for 15 mins or so. The...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-13-2011
3,988
Posted By GSO
A quick epilogue to this one. I'm using Tor...
A quick epilogue to this one.

I'm using Tor here, this could have been a bad exit node - I had though incidents when restarting tor fixed a hack observed on a webpage, but also it got to the point...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-13-2011
31,251
Posted By GSO
If I could make a quick feature request - to be...
If I could make a quick feature request - to be able to copy a password to the clipboard (pref. plain X11) instead of outputing otherwise (I've had a quick look for a way to do this to no avail). ...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-05-2011
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Posted By GSO
3) Switched to Chrome, unable to access the...
3) Switched to Chrome, unable to access the secure login page of my electricity supplier and with the same error, encrypted page includes non-encrypted content:...
Forum: Cybersecurity 05-05-2011
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Posted By GSO
https MITM attack via user page
How serious is this hacking...

I noticed if I went to Delicious' https login page via my user page (http://delicious.com/ (http://delicious/)[username]) then Firefox always gave a 'there is...
Forum: Cybersecurity 04-18-2011
2,262
Posted By GSO
Quick update, the crime report I made on the...
Quick update, the crime report I made on the webpage that Konqueror rejected the certificate did in fact arrive, the usual within 2 hours reply not being met in this case (I'm not sure exactly why!)....
Forum: Cybersecurity 04-18-2011
2,262
Posted By GSO
OK, I've just watched Moxie Marlinspike from...
OK, I've just watched Moxie Marlinspike from 2009:

thoughtcrime.org/software/sslstrip

It was a clean offline install of SL6, as soon as ifup exited the connect script attempted to connect...
Forum: Cybersecurity 04-16-2011
2,262
Posted By GSO
What kind of hacking is going on here??
Connecting to the Internet with OpenVPN, the connection fails. Rerunning openvpn works second time round but the install is hacked at that point (e.g., a rogue 'java-security' update tries to...
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Posted By GSO
LOL, OK. One of the reasons open source is...
LOL, OK.

One of the reasons open source is more secure than closed being I think that if necessary I can investigate security right down to kernel level. I am not a sys. admin. though, and...
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Posted By GSO
Which is the most secure *nix?
Which is the most secure *nix for home business/ office use? Would have to be fairly well up to date browser and drivers wise.

Myself I seem to have settled on RedHat - I've trialled the Desktop,...
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