Public key infrastructure (PKI)

A Public key infrastructure is a system that incorporates asymmetric encryption and certificate to provide security. There are two principals actors: The client and the certificate authority(CA). The Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) on the client side generates the key pair. Once the key pair has been generated, the client will keep the private key andContinue reading “Public key infrastructure (PKI)”

How much is your Gmail Account Worth?

Many emails account are hijacked everyday. Cybercrooks are selling those compromised accounts in the black market. If you are using Gmail , then there is an auditing method of  knowing its retail price on the underground. The university of Illinois at Chicago has created a Gmail account audit tool called Cloudsweeper. As seen in theContinue reading “How much is your Gmail Account Worth?”

Information gathering tool

Social networks sites have become a potential source of information about criminals and their activities. Many private firms are tracking their employees lies using those shared environment. Security researchers have created the rapid information overlay technology (riot). The tool can gather a lot of information from websites such as Facebook, twitter and Foursquare. Riot canContinue reading “Information gathering tool”