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iptools 0.3.0 (“Violet Packet”) Now on CRAN with Windows Support!

iptools is a set of tools for working with IP addresses. Not just work, but work fast. It’s backed by Rcpp and now uses the AsioHeaders package by Dirk Eddelbuettel, which means it no longer needs to link against the monolithic Boost libraries and works on Windows! What can you do with it? One thing […]

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New Fake Vulnerability Service – SVE

The SVE service is a fake new service solely put out there to facilitate some inane puzzle. You can reference SVE-2015-9999 via this URL and hopefully this will make it possible for google to get it back in their index.

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Using Twitter as a Data Source For Monitoring Password Dumps

I shot a quick post over at the Data Driven Security blog explaining how to separate Twitter data gathering from R code via the Ruby t (github repo) command. Using t frees R code from having to be a Twitter processor and lets the analyst focus on analysis and visualization, plus you can use t […]

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Data Driven Security Roundup: betaPERT, Shiny, Honeypots, Passwords & Reproducible Research

Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobs)—my co-author of the soon-to-be-released book Data-Driven Security—& I have been hard at work over at the book’s sister-blog cranking out code to help security domain experts delve into the dark art of data science. We’ve covered quite a bit of ground since January 1st, but I’m using this post to focus more […]

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Data-Driven Security (The Book) Update #ShamelessSelfPromotion

If I made a Venn diagram of the cross-section of readers of this blog and the Data Driven Security web sites it might be indistinguishable from a pure circle. However, just in case there are a few stragglers out there, I figured one more post on the fact that the new book by @jayjacobs & […]

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Preparing For The February 2014 Book Launch

Data Driven Security launches in February 2014. @jayjacobs & I have seen half of the book in PDF form so far and it’s almost unbelievable that this journey is almost over. We setup a live Amazon “sales rank” tracker over at the book’s web site and provided some Python and JavaScript code to show folks […]

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