Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Ubertooth and Brew

I picked up the ubertooth one at ShmooCon to continue my quest to break err review medical and fitness devices. I had it working pretty quickly in a VM that Russ H gave me. I needed t flash the firmware to a newer version and decided to do it from host OS.

The setup required several packages to be installed via brew. Easy enough... Except there's tons of tutorials for setting up brew and almost all of them are wrong!!!
This is what did work "ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"" .

Thank you http://brew.sh/ and http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/installing-homebrew-os-x-yosemite-10-10-package-manager-unix-apps/ for maintaining accurate tutorials. The github repository maintainers for projects that use brew to install should really consider at least linking to the setup in the help section.  ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Hi, I saw your details online, and wondered if you, or somebody you know would be interested in the following permanent position, based in New York City  

(I may have sent this job spec to you already, but we got an update on it today.. its now a 100% fulltime/permanent position)

Security Architect Engineer

Professional Financial Services Company is looking for an Information Security Architect to work in a dynamic, challenging and leading-edge technical environment serving an elite client base.    The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, ability to influence, a keen understanding of risk in technical areas and a willingness to provide solutions that go beyond technology.  The Information Security Architect needs to be a poised, deferential thought leader that can be flexible, resilient and a quick learner.  The candidate must have significant hands on experience in either network and systems security or application security.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Work as a member of project teams to provide security and risk consulting as a deliverable part of the project
• Lead security projects from conception to completion
• Perform risk analysis and remediation recommendations in IT operations including network operations, systems engineering, change management, and general IT administration oversight
• Design application security frameworks, assessment methodologies and perform automated application security testing procedures
• Design,  administer and maintain various technical security tools

Technical Skills:
• Strong understanding of networking, firewall implementation, and IDS/IPS tuning
• Understanding of project management methodologies
• Knowledge of DLP tools
• Strong understanding of MS AD, systems and endpoint security controls
• Exposure to application and infrastructure vulnerability assessment tools
• Ability to perform risk assessments on proposed technical solutions, identify risks and propose solutions to mitigate risk
• Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies
• Create and maintain security standards for IT infrastructure components
• An understanding of application security and secure development processes

Skills & Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
• 5 – 7 years of experience with progressive information security responsibilities
• CISSP, GSEC, or other security certifications
•  High attention to detail to avoid errors when researching and resolving problems
• Ability to learn new technologies quickly

• Be a self-starter
• Effective time management skills
• Highly organized and process oriented
• Ability to adapt, be flexible and reprioritize as needed

Would a position like this  interest you, or somebody you know right now

Let me know


Michael O'Brien
OB Recruitment Inc.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Sr. Web Developer (College Park, MD) Permanent

My name is Harry Reinhardt and I support Ryan Pustilnik at ALTA IT Services. I came across your resume within our database at ALTA today and your skill set appears to be a good fit for a Sr. Web Developer opening with one of our Teaming Partners in College Park, MD. I have included the requirements below if you are interested please send me a Word resume and give me a call at your earliest convenience.

Thanks, Harry Reinhardt in support of Ryan Pustilnik/ALTA IT Services

Sr. Web Developer

Location: College Park, MD
Pay Rate: up to 95K + Full Benefits
Position Type: Permanent Following 6 Month Contract with ALTA; MUST GO PERM!
MUST Be US Citizen
NO Criminal Background

·         4+ years design and development of websites; work on a variety of browsers and mobile devices using JavaScript, PHP and HTML/XML
·         Interview clients to help them clarify their goals for establishing a website
·         Design website while maintaining security guidelines, adhering to Section 508 compliance
·         Perform website design and creation
·         Planning, designing, developing, testing, editing, maintaining, and documenting the look and flow of websites
·         Website design will include digitized images, banners, bullets, charts, image maps and other graphics to enhance appearance of site

Ryan Pustilnik
Technical Recruiter
ALTA IT Services
9210 Corporate Blvd. Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
Main Phone: 301-740-2110
Cell:  410-703-9776

Please view this email as our intention to try to help potential candidates find a job in these hard economic times.  If this has reached you in error and does not apply, please delete and accept our apologies for contacting you.  If you would like your email to be permanently deleted, please reply with the request.  If you are interested in referring a candidate, please do, as we provide referral bonuses

Johnson & Johnson Security Analyst

I hope you are having a great day; I wanted to follow up with you in regards to my partner, Michele, previous email about the Security Analyst role with Johnson & Johnson in Raritan, NJ. This is a W2 contract role only and in our search we came across your information and really liked a lot of the skill sets you had highlighted. We would love to get in touch and hear your thoughts on this role and if this is something you would be interested in.
Below is additional information and if you could please send over a word version of your resume as well the best time to get in touch that would be great!
Thanks and look forward to hearing from you!
This is a contract position scheduled to last 7 months with possible extension.
The Elevated Privilege Protection - Security Administrator, Worldwide Information Security (WWIS) /IT Security Technologies Management (ISTM), is responsible for participating in the creation and development of a global Client Access Protection (EPP) operational management framework for the J&J EPP solution.


Leading the development and implementation of J&Js EPP operational management framework, this includes global stratification of all operational aspects of J&Js EPP solution.
Developing/utilizing the J&J EPP solution for the quantitative and qualitative measurement of J&Js risk management for workstations and servers. More specifically as the solution is directly related to reporting the Information Security posture of J&J.
Participating in the creation of an enterprise operational EPP management program, working closely with Worldwide Information Security (WWIS), to monitor the security risk of J&Js workstation/server environment and to develop/execute risk acceptance plans; and governance recommendations for approval, including but not limited to establishing code execution, privilege rights, EPP policies, and EPP alerts for J&J.
Utilizing data from existing security tools as input to business decisions; providing input and recommendations to executive management on risk, emerging security trends (internal and external) and risk response strategies, specifically related to workstations and server;
Administration of the associated Operating System (OS) and Application, including but not limited to patching, monitoring, reviewing policies, responding to clients and reporting.
Acting as subject matter expert representing ISTM during internal audits and external regulatory inspections; be the subject matter expert for J&Js EPP solution.
Collaborating with the vendors responsible for the J&J EPP solution.
Although EPP is the primary project, there are additional responsibilities that involve security application and network experience, including but not limited to Client Application Protection, (CAP), Intrusion Detection and Prevention (network and host based), Security Event collection and correlation (SEIM/SELM), Firewall configuration management, and managing security policies as they relate to these technologies.

A. Education and/or additional training

A BA/BS is required with a Graduate degree being preferred. CISSP or equivalent preferred. B. Experience

4+ years of information security experience, preferably within a global, regulated, healthcare industry is required.
Strong knowledge of Bit9, Avecto and other EPP solutions, including similar technologies, and experience with auditing bodies is required.
Strong knowledge and clear documented experience regarding the administration and support of Windows Operating System(s), Windows 7, Windows XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003, Server 2008 and Server 2012. Windows Group Policies and Active Directory knowledge and proven experience are a must.
Must also demonstrate application experience with the ability to learn new technology.
Demonstrated experience in writing and managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instructions (WI) and Job References (Ref) documentation including the ability to coach others for the quality of content is required.
Candidate must also have some networking experience, and be able to articulate the relationship between the systems, the applications and the network, as applicable.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to complex projects, priorities and multiple tasks is required.
Possessing the credibility and presence to act as subject matter inspections is required.
Strong communication, influencing, presentation skills, collaboration and teaming skills are required.
Must have the ability to influence others with limited direct authority.

Candidate will make decisions on information security direction for J&J and present to management, recommend new policy requirements and recommend similar decisions on relevant information security programs.
Candidate will report on status of information security and recommend changes to improve overall information security posture.

Candidate must be able to make independent and binding determinations of whether requirements are being met by ISTM, identify and evaluate appropriate external service providers, recommend the establishment or revision of ISTM processes or procedures based on new technology or other changes such as legal or regulatory.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Direct Client - Informatica Developer w/ Teradata - Parsippany, NJ

Our DIRECT CLIENT is actively interviewing and hiring for a Sr Teradata Developer w/ Informatica with 10+ years' experience.

Start date is ASAP & in-person interviews will be conducted after telephonic.
Candidates have to attend in-person interviews & be able to start ASAP.

DIRECT Client: Hospitality
LOCATION: Parsippany, NJ
Duration: 6+ months
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & In-person

Teradata Developer w/ Informatica
Job Description :
Informatica Developer with Teradata
10 + years of expert level Informatica ETL experience is required.
Expertise in Informatica Power Center (9.x) is highly desired.
Expertise in Informatica (9.x) suite of products like PowerExhange, IDQ, IDE etc.
A minimum of 3 -4 years strong hands on experience in Informatica development with Teradata platforms is required.
Expertise in developing high performance code using Informatica ETL tool sets and Teradata load scripts/utilities.
Develop ETL solution using the tool sets from Teradata and Informatica to develop high performing ETL to processes with huge volume of data.
Document the application development process following AIM guidelines in preparing SOD,DDD, Unit test cases etc. is required.
Develop and test ETL and ELT modules based on design specification.
Develop, test, deploy and maintain ETL workflows for multiple data sources like flat files, XML, Teradata, DB2, Oracle, SQL Server.
Plan, test, and deploy ETL mappings, and database code as part of application build process across the enterprise.
Review ETL workflows for performance and recommend for process improvements.
Must also have a solid background in Informatica Transformations like lookups, source qualifier, update strategy, router, sequence generator, aggregator, rank, filter jointer, sorter, mapplets,
and other latest transformations like web services, Java etc.
Expertise in ETL performance tuning is required.
Extremely strong Teradata SQL skills.
Physical data modeling experience in Teradata.
Strong knowledge and current experience in Teradata query tuning, explain plans and performance triage/troubleshooting.
In depth and current knowledge of Teradata data distribution techniques and their applicability and usage.
Strong knowledge and recent experience in designing and implementing Teradata focused Primary Partitioning Indexes, Join Indexes, and other techniques for performance tuning.
Good understanding of Teradata parallel architecture and its physical implementation.
Experience using load Teradata utilities (standalone as well as with Informatica).
Exposure to OLAP, OLTP, Data warehouse, Data mart development, Fact and Dimensional Data base designs.
Strong understanding of fundamentals in dimensional Modeling (Star schema, Snowflake schema, Type 1/2/3 SCD's).
Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and AIM methodologies.
Coordinate between different business groups and Technical groups throughout HIT & other business units. Work within different IT teams to follow the full lifecycle development process working with PMO, BA, QMO, and Technical Services teams.
Ensure established ETL standards are followed. Strong problem diagnosis skills in developing ETL solution and Reusable Components
Provide day-to-day support for operational data needs.
Oversees offshore development team to oversee requirements and development efforts.
Working experience in UNIX shell environment. Scripting knowledge is a plus.
Knowledge of Trillium is a plus.
Please reply with expected rate, current location, work authorization and availability.

Poonam Singh
Sr Marketing Executive
811 Church Road, Suite # 169
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-08002
Ph: 609-489-5259
Fax: 609-784-0929
Email: poonam@digipulsetech.com

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fun Scam Part 2

We got the response from a scammer!

From" Christopher Wooten

How are you today? I hope your day is going on well?
Once again Thank you for your willingness to act as my Personal Assistant and I am Confirming to you that you will be receiving your 1st Assignment Responsibilities This week
I will get you all instructions and details needed on how to carry out your 1st Assignment Responsibilities and please get back to me and re-verify your information if you are ready to carry out your 1st Assignment Responsibilities
Hope all is clear?
Waiting to hear from you & I look forward to establish a long term business relationship with you.


It's on like donkey kong!

I'm doing well. Ready and excited to start my new job.

I am ready to start

Guy Cottrell
CHICAGO IL 60699-3255

What kind of new car will I be able to get?
I am very excited to have a job again and to be able to move out and
have a new car!

Fun Scam

Got this funny email from a scammer (rev.wooten123@gmail.com)


My name is Rev Christopher I work for the charity Organization based in Florida. I am 57 years.
I am looking for someone That can handle my business errands falling on his or her spare time (I own an Art Gallery)
I need your services because i am Constantly traveling abroad to supporting the charity Organization. We work in over 190 countries helping children survive, Protecting em from harm and getting 'em to school.
Manage my business errands today and earn yourself not less than $ 600 weekly. You are not required to travel abroad or inter state. Your errands are simple and straight
1. Receive my email and drop 'em off at the post office or shipping center.
2. Pick up my items at your post office at your convenience.
3. When you get my email or package, Would you email all items to Where I want em shipped. All dĐšpenses and shipping costs Will Be covered by me.
The contents of the packages are mostly art materials and paintings. In addition, there Will Be clothing I need for business and personal letters. No heavy packages is Involved
please read the employment requirements listed below.
A. You are an honest and trustworthy citizen.
B. You need to be able to check your EMAIL 2 times daily.
THE WEEKLY PAY IS $ 600 and you are entitle to a brand new car Effective 2weeks if you are hardworking and honest with me, WHICH IS NOT A BAD OFFER.
In closing, I have a pair of questions for you.
First, If I were to mail you money to do my shopping over an upfront payment for your service Where would you want it mailed to?
Second, how would you like for your name APPEAR on any package feels to you?
Apply Below & send your information to Kenneth.steward@aol.com
Full Name:
Zip Code:
Home No:
Cell No:
Work Status:
Hope all is clear?
Waiting to hear from you & I look forward to Establish long-term business relationship with you.

Decided to have some fun and save some poor saps $.

Sounds great! Thank you!

Full Name:Guy Cottrell
Home Address: 433 W HARRISON STREET ROOM 3255
State: IL
Zip Code:60699-3255
Home No:none
Cell No:1-877-876-2455
Work Status:Citizen
Hope all is clear? everything is clear, thank you

Let's see if this genius turns himself in to the postal inspector