Inception Framework: Alive and Well, and Hiding Behind Proxies | Symantec Blogs
Inception is continuing to use chains of infected routers to act as proxies and mask communications between the attackers and the cloud service providers they use. Certain router manufacturers have UPnP listening on WAN as a default configuration. Akamai research has found that there are 765,000 devices vulnerable to this attack. These routers are hijacked by Inception and configured to forward traffic from one port to another host on the internet. Abuse of this service requires no custom malware to be injected on the routers and can be used at scale very easily. Inception strings chains of these routers together to create multiple proxies to hide behind.

7 days ago
The Rules
The fastest way you can import a table into MySQL without using raw files is the LOAD DATA syntax. Use parallelization for InnoDB for better results, and remember to tune basic parameters like your transaction log size and buffer pool. Careful programming and importing can make a >2-hour problem became a 2-minute process. You can disable temporarily some security features for extra performance
12 days ago
Solved: QC35 How to downgrade - Bose Community
‘a’ ‘d’ ‘v’ ‘<up arrow>’ ‘<down arrow>’.

16 days ago
The Computer Believes It’s God: Stephen Hawking’s Great ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ Interview
Hawking told him the story of the first question scientists asked an intelligent computer they had built: “Is there a God?” The computer replied, “There is now,” then a bolt of lightning struck the plug so it couldn’t be turned off.
22 days ago
Device manufacturers work with Google to certify that Android devices with Google apps installed are secure and will run apps correctly. To be certified, a device must pass Android compatibility tests. If you are unable to add a Google Account on your Android device, your Android device software might not have passed Android compatibility tests, or the device manufacturer has not submitted the results to Google to seek approval. As a result, your device is uncertified. This means that your device might not be secure.

If you are a User wanting to use custom ROMs on your device, please register your device by submitting your Android ID (max. 100 devices per user):
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27 days ago
adb shell

pm clear com.amazon.kindle.kso

pm hide com.amazon.kindle.kso


adb reboot
27 days ago
Removing lockscreen Ads from Kindle fire HD … - Pg. 2 | Amazon Fire HD 8 and HD 10
1. Enable ADB on device & install ADB on computer
2. Connect and verify on computer that device is connected with "adb devices"
3. adb shell
4. pm clear --user 0 com.amazon.kindle.kso
5. Restart the device
27 days ago
PCP finance: everything you need to know about equity and why it's important | Parkers
PCP contracts don’t always leave you with equity, however. It is possible to end up with negative equity – even at the end of the contract. If you have £9,000 left to pay but the car is only worth £8,000, that would leave you with £1,000 of negative equity, so even if you gave the car back, you'd still owe £1,000.

28 days ago
Negative equity and why it's a problem | Car finance | The Car Expert
What people are often inclined to do is add their negative equity debt onto their new finance agreement. Some finance companies will simply not allow this, and in the aftermath of the financial crash of 2008 there was a bit of a crackdown with finance companies refusing to allow buyers to transfer negative equity from their old car to their new one.

29 days ago
Interchange fee - Wikipedia
For one example of how interchange functions, imagine a consumer making a $100 purchase with a credit card. For that $100 item, the retailer would get approximately $98. The remaining $2, known as the merchant discount[13] and fees, gets divided up. About $1.75 would go to the card issuing bank (defined as interchange), $0.18 would go to Visa or MasterCard association (defined as assessments), and the remaining $0.07 would go to the retailer's merchant account provider.
5 weeks ago
IOTA Signatures, Private Keys and Address Reuse?
Based on this, any time a transaction was made with a starting value of 13, an attacker could have forged her own signature and send out a competing transaction within seconds. The value 13 is much more likely to appear than the expected chance of 1 in 27 due to the normalization.
5 weeks ago
Tech Gone Bad - Doomworld /idgames database frontend
After exiting the Computer Station you knew the worst was up ahead. You still hadn't reached the place where the demons were coming from. The steel door shuts behind you as you realize you're there; you're at the Phobos Anomaly. Cracks from hell are all over the place as seepage from the portal invades the entire installation. Now it's time to find the portal and stop the demons from coming through. You know UAC had hundreds of scientists working at a high-tech lab somewhere in this area, and the portal must be connected to it somehow. Time to lock and load.
7 weeks ago
Inside the Netgear ProSafe GS108 8 Port Gigabit Switch
Also under the heatsink there was an Atmel AT93C46D 1Kbit Serial EEPROM.

7 weeks ago
A video game-playing AI beat Q*bert in a way no one’s ever seen before - The Verge
If the AI agent could think, it would probably be wondering why it’s supposed to bother jumping on all these boxes when it’s found a much more efficient way to score points.
7 weeks ago
Finding Pwned Passwords With 1Password
To complete the process, the server sends back a list of leaked password hashes that start with those same five characters. 1Password then compares this list locally to see if it contains the full hash of your password. If there is a match then we know this password is known and should be changed.

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