The Leftist Hacktivist: Command Not Recognized, Would You Like to See a List of All Passwords Instead?

Featured Image: Two panels from Exploits of a Mom, a strip of the WebComic xkcd, showing off the danger of code injection attacks from unexpected user input. In the broadest definition of the term, code injection is any attack where unexpected user input causes an unexpected response from a computer system. For example, maybe you […]

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The Leftist Hacktivist: (Not-Necessarily-Distributed) Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks

Many of you may have heard of DDoS attack, short for Distributed Denial-of-Service. The famous hacktivist group Anonymous once posted a petition to the White House asking that DDoS be decriminalized, likening it to a digital version of the Occupy movement. The analogy is an apt one: where in a physical occupation protest, many people […]

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