Blog Posts Tagged with "Attrition.org"

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Plagiarism is Bad - Oh Look, A New Song to Download...

November 27, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik

I fully sided with Corelan in the fact that they have put effort into producing so much good quality material only for Infosec Institute to steal it and try to make a profit from it. I picked up my cyber pitchfork with every intention to storm the castle. However, I’ve been thinking...

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Attrition.org Errata Project: Detecting Plagiarism

November 19, 2011 Added by:security curmudgeon

With the recent rash of plagiarism exposure, one of the most frequent questions we get is "how do you find plagiarism"? Our methodology is home-grown and very simple. We assume that we are only catching some of it, and that our methodology causes us to miss some. It isn't rocket science...

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Plagiarism and the State of Infosec Publishing

August 16, 2011 Added by:Tony Campbell

Book publishers need to up their game in terms of their quality assurance processes in order to demonstrate their true worth to their customers, something that the charlatans, such as Gregory Evans and Ali Jahangiri, will always fail to deliver upon – since these guys are not publishers...

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DEFCON Panel: Anonymous and LulzSec Are Everywhere

August 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“We have an opportunity to not just cause chaos, but to cause organized chaos. I’m suggesting the actions in pursuit of their own goal compromise their goal. There’s a way to render more specific what they want to accomplish," said panelist Josh Corman, research director at the 451 Group...

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Infosec Island's Scot Terban Replaces Aaron Barr at DEFCON

August 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"I look forward to talking about the hubris of LulzSec, Aaron Barr, and Anonymous as well as discuss the issues surrounding them. Cyber activism (hacktivism) is in its infancy and will likely turn into the next level of terrorism," Terban told Infosec Island...

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Former HBGary Federal CEO Withdraws from DEFCON Panel

July 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"HBGary's choice to go the legal route to block Aaron from speaking in general about topics that are relevant to our industry is sad, and demonstrates that HBGary is not committed to advancing the information security field." Attrition.org's 'Jericho' told Infosec Island...

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LIGATT Security Sues Over Leaked Docs Coverage

February 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Attrition.org has been highly critical of both LIGATT and the company's principal Gregory Evans, the self-proclaimed "world's greatest hacker" who has been the subject of well documented allegations of plagiarism, among other scathing criticisms...

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