The CPS-2 arcade board from Capcom uses some hard encryption scheme that
has been a very hot issue in emulation for years. Yet finally the code was broken Final Burn, a
quite recent arcade emulator, showed concrete results by running previously unsupported games
such as Street Fighter Zero using decrypted ROM images. The CPS-2 Shock Team, who managed
Recently, there has been much discussion of the Unicode problem with regard to intrusion detection. Some pundits have gone so far as to claim that Unicode will contribute to the demise of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). This article by Eric Hacker will explain what Unicode is, how it complicates IDS and provides opportunities for IDS evasion, and what can be done about it. This discussion will focus particularly on the role of UTF-8, a means by which Unicode code points are encoded, in circumventing IDSs.
Saw this over at HNN
According to MSNBC, a glitch in AT&T's website made the account records of 120,000 businesses participating in the telecom company's Small Business Center vulnerable to the unauthorized perusal of fellow Small Business Center members. There also appears to be some conflicting opinions as to whether or not it really was possible to alter the services of those companies affected by this flaw prior to AT&T yanking the afflicted portion of the website.
I've been meaning to post this a few days back, but I couldn't get an online link to the story till today.
Eitherways, for those of you that haven't heard about this - the Malaysian Parliament website (http://www.parlimen.gov.my) got hacked into a few days back by a cracker calling himself "topeira". Check out the full story on this here.