Month: January 2009

GNU ddrescue – Recovery Enhanced dd

Creating images of a drive prior to the recovery processing is always a good idea. If you will be expecting a lot of I/O errors, ddrescue might be interesting for you. http://freshmeat.net/redir/addrescue/55349/url_homepage/ddrescue.html GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another, trying …

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A Case-Study of Keyloggers and Dropzones

A case study released by the Laboratory for Dependable Distributed Systems (@ University of Mannheim) http://honeyblog.org/junkyard/reports/impersonation-attacks-TR.pdf More of their work can also be found on the honeyblog Well I kind of missed a part on MMORPG focused malware that is simply released to steal Account passwords…