Monthly Archives: July 2014

Practical Security: Browser Security Settings

This series of blog posts will aim to look at some “quick wins”, which an organisation or a security team (or even interested users) can realistically put into place immediately, what they are, and how they impact both security and … Continue reading

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vortex0 on Hard Mode

During one of our earlier escapades, we found ourselves looking at the vortex wargame from We started on Level 0, which seemed easy enough: connect to a host, read 4 integers, add them together and send them back. The logical solution … Continue reading

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Breaking lcg_value()

One of the things I do, under the guise of OWASP Sydney Chapter Lead, is run a weekly workshop – every week, a small group of people get together to work on some security topics ranging from reverse engineering to … Continue reading

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