A couple of weeks ago, Windhawk, the customization marketplace for Windows programs, was released. You can read the announcement for more details and for the motivation behind creating it. In this post, I’ll focus on my journey in implementing the technical aspects of Windhawk. If you prefer reading code to reading text, check out the demo implementation.
I indexed all Windows files which appear in Windows update packages, and created a website which allows to quickly view information about the files and download some of them from Microsoft servers. The files that can be downloaded are executable files (currently exe, dll and sys files). Read on for further information.
This is a story about Technion Confessions which begins with me being curious about the identity of the Technion Confessions admin, and ends up with me satisfying my curiosity by using an XSS vulnerability in the Technion course registration system and social engineering.
This blog post is about my journey to understand the current practice of de-anonymization via the clickjacking technique whereby a malicious website is able to uncover the identity of a visitor, including his full name and possibly other personal information. I don’t present any new information here that isn’t already publicly available, but I do look at how easy it is to compromise a visitor’s privacy and reveal his identity, even when he adheres to security best practices and uses an up-to-date browser and operating system.
Score: 126 (solved by 38 teams)
Original description: RealWorld Slide Puzzle with modern cross-platform expressive and flexible UI technology.