Author Archives: Jason Lewis

Threat Intelligence Platforms as a razor

I’ve been thinking about Threat Intelligence (TI) and Threat Intel Platforms (TIP) lately. What makes a platform useful? What role should Threat Intel play? Does TI even matter? Just so we’re on the same page, Threat Intel is not just … Continue reading

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APT meet PFT and AOA

Just to clarify, this post is about APT and I’m not trying to sell you something. Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is the all the buzz these days. It’s become an all-encompassing term to describe just about any covert intrusion in … Continue reading

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Open letter to Sprint

I’m a T-Mobile customer. I’m distraught that ATT is on track to purchase the company. In a word, ATT sucks. If the deal happens, I will be leaving T-Mobile. There is no question, I will be looking for another carrier. … Continue reading

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How to install DJB’s dnscache on Ubuntu 10.10

I recently attempted to install DJB’s dnscache from packages on Ubuntu 10.10. It seemed to be a bit broken and I wasn’t interested in installing from source. This is a quick set of steps to get it running.

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To Sabotage by the Beastie Boys. Apologies all around. haha Inspiration:

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Create a bootable usb stick from an ISO with OSX

It’s pretty easy to create a bootable usb stick with Snow Leopard. For example, I’m creating a bootable Ubuntu 10.10 server usb stick. Plug your usb stick in and use diskutil to list your disks: $ diskutil list

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Wikileaks wack-a-mole, cyberwar first steps

I read that the Pentagon was looking into ways to take down Wikileaks, but ultimately decided to do nothing. There was talk of Cyber Command getting involved and this got me wondering if those in charge realize what they are … Continue reading

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CarMax can’t fix my car, sends me to another dealership. FAIL

This is a letter I’ve mailed to CarMax Corporate Headquarters. To whom it may concern, I have purchase and sold four cars through CarMax. Up until recently I have been happy with my CarMax experience and have recommended them to … Continue reading

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SSD, The Future is Now!

Computers these days have lots of memory, fast CPUs and big hard drives. In almost every way, they are better than computers from five years ago. The problem is that when you use them, they feel like the same old … Continue reading

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5 reasons to take that government cyber security job

Mike Subelsky had a great list of reasons you might not want to take a government cybersecurity job, I followed up with a few additions. It got me thinking that it wasn’t all bad, there are actually reasons that someone … Continue reading

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