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Archive for July, 2010

Signature Updates: Month In Review

by on Jul.24, 2010, under Development, My Blog

Since I will be busy this coming week with other priorities, I am posting an early month in review blog on signature updates. In the last 3 weeks we have not seen a whole lot of action on in-the-wild malware, most of what is propagating at the moment are variants of already detected content. That […]

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The other side: who uses rfxn.com projects?

by on Jul.24, 2010, under My Blog

In one of my usual A.D.D. moments I decided to aggregate some data on project downloads and daily update queries to the rfxn.com server, to get a picture of who exactly is using the projects. Although this information is not terribly important, I do find it interesting. I need to stress that none of the […]

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Projects: The personal costs

by on Jul.20, 2010, under My Blog

When you do open source development, especially as an independent developer, there is a constant struggle that must be balanced between that of work and personal obligations. As any open source developer will tell you, 99% of the time, the projects we develop fall strictly into the realm of personal time, no matter how much […]

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Bot Networks: Jacking the Jackers

by on Jul.06, 2010, under My Blog

One of the more interesting parts of my malware hunting routine is when I notice new command & control hubs for bot networks in the source of ircbot malware content. I am not the type to just look and not play, I always dive into these networks and poke around. When it gets really fun […]

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