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Travis Biehn

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Travis Biehn is a technical strategist at Synopsys. He works with developers, security program stakeholders, and companies to improve their security posture. Travis focuses on building capabilities against emerging technologies and the analysis of challenging systems. Prior to Synopsys, he worked as an Architect and Developer on SCADA / HMI systems, web apps, backend components, and mobile applications.


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Cracking XenForo corpuses: An unsupported sha256(sha256($pass).$salt) hash type

A list that recently hit Hashes.org, with 1 million records and a low crack rate, looked like an interesting target, given that the community had recovered less than 0.5% of the hashes. On taking a closer look, we quickly found out why:

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What are the real security implications of the Hillary Clinton email scandal?

U.S. media coverage of the key politicians fighting for the 2016 presidential nomination is pretty overwhelming. But, at least now we have something worth talking about—the security of the sensitive information in which politicians are handling that could potentially ruin their careers and bring internationally damning implications. So today, let’s take a look at the lessons that the ongoing Clinton email scandal have to teach security stakeholders. Breaking the rules. With details from the Inspector General’s report regarding the Ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email and communications infrastructure now coming to light, some of the fears expressed by the security community have been confirmed.

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