Category Archives : Penetration

Burp-isms: “Received Fatal Alert”

So you received the dreaded Portswigger Burp “Fatal Alert”?? Mooo hah hah ha… Yes I have too. In fact with more recent versions of Burp “.25” on, I have found many annoying SSL failures that have lost a lot of time on projects. NOTE TO Portswigger: Stop with the SSL games. Fix your product so […]


Good technical article on the hazards of HID (Human Interface Devices)

Below is a link to a good (technical) article on some of the new nefarious things one can do by using HID (Human Interface Device) vectors. For those of you non-technical (and maybe even a few technical) types, gone are the days where USB and other storage media drives were the “hack” of the day. […]

RTSP Brute Forcing for fun and naked pictures?

RTSP… Real Time Streaming Protocol… is a protocol largely ignored these days. Once the infrastructure relied upon in the early days of multimedia (Video) and developed by RealNetworks, RTSP resides largely in the background of common protocols we pay attention to as InfoSec professionals ┬áthese days. Typically found on port 554, RTSP is still a […]