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The latest fake Bit Torrent Trackers

If you see any of these bt seeds they are fake plants by the MPAA and their “enforcement” arms like Media Enforcers. You can get real time lists from Fenopy. The list is comprised of movies and music that the industry is trying to “protect” however as I went through the list I noticed something peculiar.

HOPE Number Six – Lockpicking – Exploits for Mechanical Locks

I find it hard to believe that the folks at 2600 have given Media Enforcers and their ilk permission to put up a fake torrent with their content. It is interesting to search for the hashes of these torrents. Sites like this show up and have really interesting looking files. Curious who owns the site? christian hackers. No I’m not kidding. Makes one wonder if they are working with the MPAA…

Q: What does the Hacker7 name mean?
A: Well, I’ve already explained what a hacker is. The 7 comes from the Bible. Much like many people associate 666 with Satan, many people also associate 7 or 777 with God. Since was already taken, after being inspired by, we selected as our domain name. Since we’re Christians, the 7 stuck.

Beansec 6

Somehow I managed to get scooped by Matasano on my own event :)

BeanSec! is an informal meetup of information security professionals and academics in the Cambridge/Boston area. Unlike other meetings, you will not be expected to pay dues, “join up”, present a zero-day exploit, or defend your dissertation to attend.

map to the Enormous Room in Cambridge.

the sound of traffic

tcpdump -i eth0 > /dev/audio

I wish I made this up.
Credit Electronic Max describing the Sound of Traffic project

Interesting remix

First they came…

First they came for the hackers.
But I never did anything illegal with my computer,
so I didn’t speak up.
Then they came for the pornographers.
But I thought there was too much smut on the Internet anyway,
so I didn’t speak up.
Then they came for the anonymous remailers.
But a lot of nasty stuff gets sent from,
so I didn’t speak up.
Then they came for the encryption users.
But I could never figure out how to work PGP anyway,
so I didn’t speak up.
Then they came for me.
And by that time there was no one left to speak up.

— Alara Rogers