Monday, October 27, 2008
Sometimes, it's quite cumbersome wading through the massive data that RSS mines, and might not to get that much needed information in realtime.
It would be useful for:
- Stock Market junkies and Security Enthusiasts: Getting the latest news on a company that you have positions on, or conducting information gathering tasks as part of a penetration test
- Sports fans: To get real time results of the sporting events that they like
- Journalists: News updates in realtime, a journalists' nirvana perhaps?
- Other: Sky's the limit
On the side note on the possibilities, here's a link to an article that reports the US Department of Homeland Security tagging twitter as a "potential terrorist tool":
... well, there are tons of social networking sites on the net can be used for information gathering and as communication medium for both legal and illegal activities. There's nothing new about this.
"Google Alerts are emails automatically sent to you when there are new Google results for your search terms. We currently offer alerts with results from News, Web, Blogs, Video and Groups."
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Aside from being paranoid to check this list from time to time, it is advisable to have a complex password, even from free Internat accounts that you use.
It's also a good thing to change your passwords in a scheduled manner. Applications such as Password Safe can be utilized to save the hassle of remembering all those complex passwords.
Even though they are tidbits or summaries of upcoming books or publications, the information they share is definitely invaluable.
They deliver content on a broad range of topics, ranging from Marketing, Technology, Management, Phsychology, Society, or just any idea that these group of authors have been working on.
Definitely great reads. Check them out at:
"ChangeThis is creating a new kind of media. A form of media that uses existing tools (like PDFs, blogs and the web) to challenge the way ideas are created and spread. We're on a mission to spread important ideas and change minds."
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
I recently got word of a free version of IDA pro. Still playing with the features, and getting back my RCE-fu. Will post RCE articles if the time permits.