Security


How do you like that Pineapple ?

Last nights OWASP meetup was hosted by CME in the centre of Belfast at Millenium House. The topic for the meeting was “Pen Testing with a Wifi-Pineapple” – by Leo McCavana. The Wifi Pineapple is a combination of hardware and software which you can use to  intercept and monitor wireless communication. The talk covered the […]


Its an Anomoli – Jim !

At the recent Owasp meetup at the Ashby Building in Belfast we were treated to two great talks The first was “Introduction to Secure Design” by Gary Robinson – OWASP Chapter Leader (Belfast) “When it comes to high risk applications, secure design considerations can be included before a line of code is written.  This talk will […]


Who’s afraid of the big bad (WEB) Wolf ?

Last nights OWASP event was very well attended and understandably due to the nature of the talks and the speakers !! Talk: Top 10 WebHacks of 2015 Speaker: Johnathan Kuskos – Threat Center Manager at Whitehat Talk: Open Source Security – What Security Testing Tools Miss Speaker: Mike Pittenger – VP of Security Strategy for Blackduck […]


Is it Gameover for Gameover ?

What are Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker? Gameover Zeus is used by cybercriminals to intercept transactions during online banking sessions and Cryptolocker is a form of ransomware, which works by encrypting files on the victim’s hard-drive, then demanding payment for the key to decrypt. What happened? The UK National Crime Agency and the FBI, working with […]