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Communications | Posted 28 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on AT&T’s New Tracking System | 1,481 views
AT&T Filler Panel

AT&T is testing a new relevant advertising system. It works by providing a unique identifier to every website that you visit on your cell phone.  Kenn White has created a test page to verify the presence of the UID. AT&T …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Windows Zero Day | 1,474 views
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Microsoft has published an advisory for a Windows 0 day exploit. The exploit is related to the Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) functionality in Windows. OLE functions allow files or data from one file to be embedded into another document …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Did the DEA go too far? | 1,171 views
Facebook Filler Panel

Sondra Arquiett was busted for possession of cocaine.  She pled guilty and received probation.  She later discovered that the DEA opened a Facebook account in her name and was impersonating her online.  The DEA went so far as to post …

In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Android Malware Delivered Via Stego | 960 views

Help Net Security is reporting that malware can be delivered to an Android device via steganographic techniques.  The exploit works by disguising the malware in an encrypted image file. Some obfuscated code is included in the APK to extract the …