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Dropbox Hashing and Privacy

Clearly the tweet was misinterpreted. wow. @dropbox DMCA takedown in personal folders . . . this is new to me. pic.twitter.com/fSKxJUrFus — darrell whitelaw (@darrellwhitelaw) March 30, 2014 Dropbox Hashing Function While it may look like Dropbox allowed DMCA check on users private folder, which would be unethical. It did nothing of that sort. Dropbox does takes care of your…

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Analyzing Facebook Trojan spreading via Private Messages

I first received this malware via private message on March 6th, 2014. IMG_00161.zip , I’m guessing it comes in any IMG_00XXX.zip flavor. While it may look like a zipped image file from a friend, it contains a malicious jar file. Dont make the mistake of executing the jar file. VirusTotal scan gives a detection ratio of 13 / 49. Unpacking Malware…

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Complete Guide to Asus N550JV-DB72T N550JV-DB71 Laptop

Reasons for buying Asus N550JV-DB72T (touchscreen) or Asus N550JV-DB71 (non-touchscreen) model. 4th generation 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-4700HQ Haswell (Turbo 3.4GHz) 8GB DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) 3 x USB 3.0 port NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 750M with 2GB/4GB DDR3 VRAM 1TB HDD (upgraded to 240GB SSD) Sub $1000 range (SSD upgrade + 3 years ADP excluded) Asus N550JV-DB72T vs Lenovo Ideapad…

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Google Talk Authorization Flaw – Which was NOT

Last year around November, when i mailed Google security team regarding this issue, they rejected the idea. However while working on a side project of mine, i realized Google has fixed this one now. Problem Consider a scenario when user1 (google apps user) sends a google talk invite to user2 (non-google apps user). What happens next? Well user2 gets an email…

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