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Monthly Archives: June 2005

Dotless IPs

One of the fun facts people don’t generally think about is that the IP address can be represented in several ways. The most recognizable is the “dotted quad”. Dotless addresses are just converted to long words (from little endian). This technique has actually been used to bypass certain security devices. A dotted address looks like […]

Media spins hacker story… again

News agencies such as CNN are reporting that a “super hacker” has been caught and will be extradited to the United States for prosecution. I was intrigued by this story for obvious reasons. The first article that I came across was a local rag called This Is London. The reporter first set off my bullshit […]