The Alien Eye in the Sky - Friday 16th September

September 16, 2016 | Javvad Malik

A roundup of the week’s news, commentary, and observations.

Friday 16th September

Joe Gray contributed a great post on the AlienVault blog laying out the basics of Security issues of WiFi – How it Works.

This is pretty cool – USBe – air-gap cover-channel via electromagnetic emission from USB. (PDF). There’s also a video showing it in action.

Little Flocker beta is out. It’s a product similar to Little Snitch, but for file access instead of network connections. Looks like an interesting tool that could be put to good use.

Another great post from the AlienVault blog was a post by Dmitry Shulinin on how to use OSSIM / USM active lists with Python scripts

The employee badge that monitors where you are and who you are talking to. Umm yeah, totally a cool thing and like “fitbit for your career”. Nothing creepy about this at all.

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About the Author: Javvad Malik

The man, the myth, the blogger; Javvad Malik is a London-based IT Security professional. Better known as an active blogger, event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security. Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a senior analyst with 451 Research providing technology vendors, investors and end users with strategic advisory services, including competitive research and go-to-market positioning.

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