Story Time With "Twitchy"
Stories For Discussion
Attacking Wireless Drivers: Macs just happened to be the example - This attack works on all platforms, the presenters chose OS X because most Mac people think they are secure due to the fact they are running a Mac. Right. They are also workingn on some cool wireless driver fingerprinting to compliment their exploit. Nice.
Take The Blue Pill - Using virtualization to implant rootkits by Joanna Rutkowska who does some simply awesome research into rootkits.
Metasploit 3.0 Beta 1 is released - Browser bugs now included, and "New Meterpreter features significantly help with penetration testing". Nice.
Analog Penetration Testing - It was cool how they did this and explained it in simple terms.
Apple Releasses A Boatload of Patches - DHCP and Bluetooth are just some that have been patched. No fix for wireless drivers though.
Other Stories Of Interest
Malicious Firefox Extension - This is really a piece of spyware that installs itself into Firefox as an "Extension" and is rather crafty about avoiding detection.
Centrino Vulnerability - Vulnerability exists in Centrino firmware which would be remotely exploitable.