The US Navy submarines USS Connecticut and USS Hartford are meeting the British Royal Navy sub HMS Trenchant under an ice floe on the Arctic Sea. The subs, each with a crew of more than 100 sailors, combined are bringing along scores of researchers from government agencies and universities. Source: vice… Read More


DJI drones have been on the radar of the hacker community for quite a long time. The interest of its members revolves mostly around unblocking some features of drones, setting control channels of drones to a higher frequency, and removing such restrictions as flight altitude limits or strictly set no-fly zones. Moreover, there are piles… Read More


I decided to give a descent test to the LIEF project. Executable parsers are not a new thing but that one picked my curiosity (just like most Quarkslab projects) because it also provides dead simple instrumentation functions. To top it up, LIEF is easy to use and well documented, which is becoming a rare perk… Read More


In December, the Defense Departmentdeclassified twovideos documenting encounters between U.S. Navy F-18 fighters and unidentified aircraft. The first video captures multiple pilots observing and discussing a strange, hovering, egg-shaped craft, apparently one of a “fleet” of such objects, according to cockpit audio. The second shows a similar incident involving an F-18 attached to the USS… Read More


There is a weakness common to any software letting you protect a piece of data with a password: how does that password translate into an encryption key? If that conversion is a fast one, then you better don’t expect the encryption to hold. Somebody who gets hold of that encrypted data will try to guess… Read More


The Equifax data breach affected around 148 million Americans. As the Washington Post reported, the affected people’s compromised information includes even partial driver’s license data. According to Bloomberg, this has made Equifax somewhat of a pariah in Washington. Ironically, however, the Senate bill designed to punish the consumer credit reporting agency might actually reward it.… Read More