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I have a new pgp key. That is due to a complete recycling of all my passwords and other sensitive credentials because I apparently got infected with SpyEyes at CCC. Looks like I shouldn't have gone for teenporn.exe after all.
Kobayashi-Maru by on 12/27/10 20:39
Te, hehe. We owned the 27c3 code golf challenge. Fun times. Designing a service that gives everyone remote code execution seems like a bad idea. Edit: Updated with shorter script and conclusion.
0476314 by on 12/01/10 19:57
Every once in a year, I try to convince you people that I am not dead yet. As already suspected (looking forward to you guys btw =D), I will clearly be wavin' my dick around 27C3 this year again, so watch out for a black hat. I mean that most literally.
nano back by on 08/15/10 10:54
After the dust has settled, it seems that the German "anti-hacking law" does not make it illegal for me to publish computer-security related software per-se. More precisely, I was able to put the nano keylogger online again.
I was looking for an easy, lightweight C implementation of SHA-256, as a key derivation routine for elliptic curve cryptography. But apparently, the word "lightweight" is subject to horrible misuse. Hence, I just looked at the pseudocode at wikipedia, implemented it and ... it didn't work. Why? After 7 hours of bigendian nightmare, I compared my code to another implementation just to realize that the wikipedia pseudocode was wrong. Wikipedia should die. And yes, I corrected the wiki entry ... long live wikipedia!
I had a lot of fun reading the RTLO article in the GNY zIne and found myself very incompetent when it came to inputting that RTLO char anywhere. Hence, I wrote a little program that would set my clipboard to just the RTLO char, allowing me to paste it into browser forms and other stuff conveniently. I did this because the other tool that was linked isn't open source. Granted, my app has no GUI, but at least you can see its insides.