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Soccer Fever and those (horrid) Vuvuzelas

Friday, June 18th, 2010

So I got stuck on some mathematical calculations to get some multi-level paging system done. And getting the breakdowns right. And someone discovered http://www.vuvuzela-time.co.uk/ … well, some may recall the blue-bulls hack we pulled on google a whilst back. Well, by now I reckon you can add the two together.
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Vodacom – still messing with TCP/IP?

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Some of you may recall that a whilst back I wrote a blog entry (two actually) regarding Vodacom messing with (and breaking) TCP/IP. Specifically they adjust (present tense seeing that it’s still happening) the ISN from the TCP connection initiator (client) to the server, and they hold up RFC 1948 (here) to substantiate why they do this. As explained in my previous entry regarding this issue their reason is bogus and invalid. I additionally proceeded to explain why their inherent disregard for the TCP/IP standards by which the rest of the world abides in fact creates additional exposure for exploiting such vulnerabilities. Whilst my response at the time was quite harshly phrased it remains valid. (more…)