Archive for April, 2010

Bo Dietl Lost His Guns

Bo Dietl Lost His Guns

Richard “Bo” Dietl lost his guns. The former NYPD Detective and media contributor on Fox News and the Don Imus show, founder of Beau Dietl & Associates, subject of a film where he was played by Stephen Baldwin, and Chairman of the New York State Security Guard Advisory Council was featured on Jon Stewart’s show for being himself burglarized. What’s funny is that his description of what happened, particularly his focus on the security measures he had in place but that weren’t used, follow the well worn pattern of responses one typically hears after an information security breach (but we were PCI compliant, we had IDS in place, it was a sophisticated attacker, everyone gets hacked, and so forth).

Give this Man a Haircut and Support a Worthwhile Cause

Give this Man a Haircut and Support a Worthwhile Cause

Gal Shpantzer, friend of the blog, fellow blogger, and a writer for CSO Online asked us to bring some attention to a worthy cause. As part of his talk at Security B-Sides Boston in Cambridge, MA, he will partake in certain unabashed activities for each monetary contribution threshold reached for Hackers for Charity.

WinPE 3.0 & Forensics

WinPE 3.0 & Forensics

It is a common task for an investigator to boot a machine using bootable media in the form of DVD or USB and there are countless options available. This tutorial is not intended to replace your favorite Helix CD or preferred method, but you may find this analysis interesting if you are a Windows expert performing a forensics analysis.