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It completely broke my heart. How could I choose between XKCD and Fight Club? But seriously, he got it all wrong. Fight Club is about shooting yourself in the mouth. While on the topic: I am not dead yet - just barely alive. My thesis is slowly easing a cold, jagged blade through my ribcage and towards my heart.
IRC trouble .. again by on 02/24/11 03:42
Yadda yadda, some shit with IRC, I barely care any more. Apparently, we are now at psaux.org. DNS should update in a few.
New PGP Key by on 01/05/11 19:35
I have a new pgp key. That is due to a complete recycling of all my passwords and other sensitive credentials because I apparently got infected with SpyEyes at CCC. Looks like I shouldn't have gone for teenporn.exe after all.
Kobayashi-Maru by on 12/27/10 20:39
Te, hehe. We owned the 27c3 code golf challenge. Fun times. Designing a service that gives everyone remote code execution seems like a bad idea. Edit: Updated with shorter script and conclusion.
I could not find a decent tool or script to merge wordlists without creating duplicates and then create a sorted output. So I just wrote one. I uploaded the big dictionary that I created with it ... it's 46MB and creation took a couple of minutes, so I think the script is ok in terms of speed.
I was looking for an easy, lightweight C implementation of SHA-256, as a key derivation routine for elliptic curve cryptography. But apparently, the word "lightweight" is subject to horrible misuse. Hence, I just looked at the pseudocode at wikipedia, implemented it and ... it didn't work. Why? After 7 hours of bigendian nightmare, I compared my code to another implementation just to realize that the wikipedia pseudocode was wrong. Wikipedia should die. And yes, I corrected the wiki entry ... long live wikipedia!