Monthly Archives: June 2013

Oracle 12c is available for download

Hey, if you haven’t noticed it, it’s because Oracle’s marketing machine apparently hasn’t gotten up to steam yet. But the 12c database is available for download. For Linux x86-64, Solaris Sparc64 and Solaris (x86-64) that is. Also you can now … Continue reading

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On getting rid of (unpatched) Oracle 9i and lower versions

During the Planboard symposium I did some live demos of Nmap and Metasploit. Some called it brave, others called it foolish. In the end some demos that I had prepared and succesfully tested only the night before took a nose … Continue reading

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You’ve got mail. From the NSA.

Dear American business owner, As you might have heard on the news, our organization reads a lot of data going over the Internet. You might have gotten under the impression that this includes everything from the data you send when … Continue reading

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Running Nmap against an Oracle listener

When preparing for the Planboard symposium in Utrecht last Tuesday, I decided to use tools like Nmap and Metasploit to show how these tools can be used against an Oracle database server. I have worked with Nmap before, but I’m … Continue reading

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