[SATLUG] Security Issues

Garrett Heaton gbear14275 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 07:28:54 CDT 2014


For those interested in security I might recommend the San Antonio hackers
association, SAHA.  Satxhackers.org. its not family friendly (swears and
offensive jokes) but they meet the first wed of every month at geekdom.  If
you want to get into security I recommend it.
On Jun 16, 2014 10:15 PM, "Christopher Lemire" <christopher.lemire at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 8:44 PM, Alex Bartonek <
> bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com');>> wrote:
>
> > I dont have that problem.  :-)
> >
> > Pretty amazing that there are hits on that file and I'm sure this is
> > nothing new, maybe new to this list.
> >
> > --------------------------------------------
> > On Mon, 5/26/14, Christopher Lemire <christopher.lemire at gmail.com
> > <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','christopher.lemire at gmail.com');>> wrote:
> >
> >  Subject: [SATLUG] Re: Security Issues
> >  To: "The San Antonio Texas Linux User Group Mailing List" <
> > satlug at satlug.org <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','satlug at satlug.org');>>
> >  Date: Monday, May 26, 2014, 7:59 PM
> >
> >  Here is another. It's only been
> >  tested with Google. I don't promote using
> >  this knowledge for bad intent or purposes.
> >
> >  ?intitle:index.of?”.mysql_history
> >
> >  Christopher Lemire
> >
> >
> >  On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 7:56 PM, Christopher Lemire <
> >  christopher.lemire at gmail.com
> > <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','christopher.lemire at gmail.com');>>
> >  wrote:
> >
> >  > I don't promote or condone use of information for bad
> >  intent and purposes.
> >  > As a person who is interested in Software Development
> >  and Linux Systems
> >  > Administration, I've looked at ways people can use what
> >  somebody such as
> >  > myself could leave a hole in security either through
> >  mistake or just
> >  > programing without security in mind or knowledge of
> >  such attacks even
> >  > existing.
> >  >
> >  > Again, I don't condone using this for bad intent, but
> >  this I'd like to
> >  > make people more aware of what they are doing that
> >  results in these.
> >  >
> >  > Simply putting this into google can bring up quite a
> >  bit or even through
> >  > means of another search engine.
> >  >
> >  > ?intitle:index.of?”.cookies.txt
> >  >
> >  > You will notice some backups of cookies used by cookie
> >  manager+ firefox
> >  > extension
> >  >
> >  >
> >  >
> >
> http://www.naturesstrength.com/silas/hbbenefitsquote/database/hbbenefitsquote-2007-08-07.sql
> >  >
> >  > http://www.naturesstrength.com/silas/hbbenefitsquote/.my.cnf
> >  >
> >  > Feel free to notify these people of what they've made
> >  publicly available
> >  > through webcrawling bots google's yahoo's msn's etc.
> >  available as well as
> >  > it not being a good idea to put other bad security
> >  practices into place as
> >  > you like.
> >  >
> >  > Christopher Lemire
> >  >
> >  --
> >
>
> As security has become a larger concern, my intent was only to see if
> anyone was interested in a presentation on security practices that could
> help system administrators and developers follow better security practices
> that would be able to prevent a large majority of the attacks. And the
> presentation wouldn't be used on any networks that could jeopardize the
> security of any networks, more as a demo with such things as metasploitable
> being ran on a virtualbox local-only network.
>
> Anyone interested?
>
> Christopher Lenire
>
>
>
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