Archive for the tag 'security'



Apr 06 2017

Windows Managed Service Accounts

Published by under Windows

Managed service accounts appeared with Windows 2008 R2 Server. MSA provide a dedicated account for each service without the hassle of managing password assignment or reset; less management, more security. However, an account can only be used on one server.   Setting up a service account is done in 2 steps: Create it on the […]

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Aug 09 2009

How to crack a WEP key and decrypt live traffic

Published by under Linux,Security

Cracking a WEP key is extremely easy and is a matter of a few seconds. Truth? Pretty much… We are going to decrypt traffic in real time as well without even needing to connect to the wireless access point.   All steps will be run under root super-user as interfaces state needs to be changed. […]

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Jun 11 2007

Mysql Traffic Encryption with OpenSSL

Published by under Freeradius,Mysql

This is related to Freeradius software but can be applied to any application that needs to encrypt Mysql traffic. Freeradius is compliant to Radius protocol characteristics, which give ability to accomplish various actions, such as authenticate users. Number of caveats have been found, not related to the software but to the protocol. Joshua Hill from […]

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