BinaryEdge - Science and Technology

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Tuesday

19

January 2016

Data, Technologies and Security - Part 2

by BinaryEdge

Around 5 months ago we published a blogpost titled "Data, Technologies and Security - Part 1", this week we decided to look at part 2 and considered publishing it about some other technologies that we have analyzed. However, we got a request asking if we were still doing work around the databases of the first blogpost and instead of posting the part 2 about new technologies we decided to re-scan…

Tuesday

10

November 2015

SSH - A brief analysis of the internet

by BinaryEdge

SSH or Secure Shell For those of you that don't know, SSH is, in simple terms, an encrypted network protocol that allows network services to operate securely over an unsecured network. SSH provides a secure channel between a client and a server. Commonly used to manage remote machines and transfer files in a secure form, SSH is usually found on TCP port 22. On this blogpost we will start by…

Friday

09

October 2015

Patreon Leak Analysis

by Filipa Rodrigues

Introduction Earlier this week we published an overview on the data leak from the Patreon website as the first of a two-part article. Following this last post, we present now a small analysis on such data, in order to see some of the interesting pieces of information that can emerge. As we have seen in our last blogpost, a lot of the leak's data concerns users' private information. Needless to…

Tuesday

06

October 2015

Patreon Leak Overview

by Filipa Rodrigues

Introduction Another week, another leak. It would appear that we live in dangerous times, since it wasn't that long ago that the popular dating website Ashley Madison suffered a leakage of data (which we have talked about here) and now, news came out that yet another set of internal data was leaked to the public. This time, it was the crowdfunding website Patreon that has suffered a major leak and…

Wednesday

30

September 2015

VNC, image analysis and data science

by BinaryEdge

Introduction As you might have seen from our previous blogposts, BinaryEdge gathers many types of data from multiple sources and tries to apply different methodologies for analysis. Today, we are going to take a look at the exposure of the VNC service to the internet and how we use Data Science to help us identify points of interest on screenshots and images. What is VNC? VNC is a service commonly…