Old IoT Botnet has been Revived
Eniko Toth

Old IoT Botnet has been Revived

The “Hello, Peppa!” botnet and the /ept/out.php vulnerability were newly discovered attacks by our Attack Vector Miner. But now, it has recognized the reactivation of a forgotten IoT botnet. This botnet exploits the D-Link router DSL-2750B  remote command execution. What does the attack look like?  The discovered pattern is the /login.cgi?cli= as you can see below:  In the case of the D-Link router DSL-2750B firmware 1.01 to 1.03, there’s an option for remote command execut...
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Kevin Mitnick the most famous hacker
Laszlo Takacs

Kevin Mitnick the most famous hacker

Laszlo Takacs
Where it all began Kevin David Mitnick is one of the most famous hackers. At age 13 Mitnick used dumpster dicing and social engineering to bypass the bus ticketing system in Los Angeles, this way he was able to ride the LA area using unused transfer slips. First big step His first unauthorized access to a network was in 79’ , when he was only 16 years old. He broke into DEC’s ( Digital Equipment Corporation ) computer network and simply copied their software, later he was charged for this action in 1988,  got sentenced for 12 months in prison. The prison h...
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Will our toys break us?
Boglarka Angalet

Will our toys break us?

CloudFest 2018 – The Security Panel Attending at Cloudfest (formerly known as WHD.Global) is always the highlight of the year event-wise. Catching up with our partners, having lively debates about new technologies and learning from industry leaders are things we always go for. As our ninjas attended in incognito this time – only as attendees, not exhibitors–  they had time to crawl around the different vendors and visit some great presentations. – Should I even say this? - Security-themed speeches were our favourite. As most of the presentations are published at &nbs...
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Describe your infrastructure as code
József Pálfi

Describe your infrastructure as code

József Pálfi
As we promised before, our article series inspired by V-day is continuing. Those who are provisioning servers day by day, certainly have some doubts about their process: being time-consuming, non-repeatable, hard to test or simply just something is going wrong in the existing infrastructure during the provisioning. There are opportunities to test failover or rollback processes, but… Through the years, a lot of providers have elaborated their own processes and solutions in order to accelerate deployment cycles. So-called provisioning scripts are everywhere, and helped with the well-k...
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Software-defined storage pool
Daniel Mecsei

Software-defined storage pool

At Virtualization Day 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, we saw pretty good presentations about a different type of virtualizations and architecture concepts. In forenoon, Gergely Rab from Dell have shown us some very useful tools and solutions for software-defined storage architecture. One of these products is ScaleIO, which utilizes standard x86 servers and Ethernet network. In a standard lifecycle, you firstly plan and deploy your new array, then expand and optimize the storage. When the array comes to the end of its life, the process begins again, and you’ll also have to migrate your data...
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Ninjas @ WHD global 2017
Nikoletta Szabo

Ninjas @ WHD global 2017

Nikoletta Szabo
A part of our Ninjastic Team participated in WHD Global in Rust, Germany for the second time. We gained a lot of experience, made new friends, learned about the trends of our industry and broadened our customer base. If you want to see the exhibition through the Ninjas' eyes, read on. The WHD staff really done their best to bring about this wonderful event. It was an amazing opportunity to meet the heavy-weight champions of the security industry, to meet with our target market and establish valuable partnerships. Everyone who was there presented a very friendly attitud...
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WHD.global 2016 through the eyes of BitNinja

Boglarka Angalet
This year BitNinja Server Security became Golden Partner of WHD.global in Rust. So why not to share our experiences with you, as we attended at a WHD event for the first time? Ninja dojo and a hint of server security in the air We build up our booth before the very first day of the conference so everything would be up and steady for the opening day. 6 ninjas joined us from beautiful Hungary, and if we do say so ourselves, we did our best through the 3 exhibition days. Conference highlights First of all, we must say that the organizing team of WorldHostingD...
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Save the date for WHD.global

Boglarka Angalet
Do you like going to conferences? We really do! Not just because of the fizzing atmosphere, hot topics and mind-blowing technologies. It’s you guys, who we like to meet in person at an exhibition. BitNinja users are from all over the world now from the US to Singapore. And these events provide such a great space to get to know you better. The next one we are attending as exhibitors is WHD.global (March 15-17 – Europa-Park, Rust). Let’s meet at Booth Z29 or just have a coffee together after the exhibition days. Just ping us by email and we’ll discuss the details. Click here to...
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Year in Review: 2015 Highlights

Boglarka Angalet
2015 was a big year both for our team and for you who use BitNinja on your servers to make the Internet a safer place. We are so proud of our community, full of committed and passionate hacker hunters. A lot has happened this year and now, nearing the end of it, it feels good to look back with a little nostalgy. Let’s see a brief summary about what happened to us in 2015: #LifeAfterBeta After a half-year Beta, BitNinja Server Security launched successfully on March 23.  And 78% of the beta servers turned into subscriptions straightaway. Right after this illustrious date...
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HostingCon Europe 2015 with the BitNinja team

Boglarka Angalet
HostingCon Europe was such a fun event this year and provided a way different experience for us, than being an exhibitor back in San Diego, at the global event. Fizzing atmosphere, great exhibitors, excellent organization and various visitors guaranteed our great time during this couple of days. Some warming up We are so proud to say that we have ninjas from all over the world by now. Building a strong community is essential to make the internet a safer place. As you know, the Netherlands has an exceptional importance in the IT strategy of Europe. In this context, has an important...
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