1. Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like qeadzcwrsfxv1331 This is definetely link of the month! I never had to crack hashes in my life but this article is way the best introduction to the cracking/brute-forcing techniques. This is a must for all crackers out there (Thanks Marcin for the link).
  2. Yes, disassemble with Javap ALL OVER THE PLACE! Hacking Java Bytecode for Programmers (Part3): If the site is down check out this link. This guy diassembles java class files and analyzes opcodes. That’s fucking cool! This is also a good introduction to bytecode analysis.
  3. Four steps to Google, without a Degree: After his ABC: Always Be Coding - How to Land an Engineering Job David Byttow gives you a somehow interesting view how you could apply to job at Google. If everything would be that easy…
  4. Introduction to Buffer Overflows: I know what you might think..C'mon.. I've seen thousands of tutorials/papers like that. You *might *be right but you also *might *miss one of the most comprehensive and visually (!) introduction to buffer overflows. BTW: Your mother is so fat, the recursive function computing her mass causes a stack overflow. <- You gotta love this one!
  5. The Shortest Crashing C Program: A lot of people have to much free time.
  6. Improving the security of your SSH private key files: Well this article made me think about some things… Let me summarize that in one sentence: 1 Iteration for hashing using MD5 is way to insecure! Switch to PKCS#8 now!