Interview - ECSC 2021
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Prague is currently hosting this year’s European Cyber Security Challenge - an international security competition for teams of young talents from different European countries. Since I am the author of one of the practical challenges that make up the competition and ALEF is one of its sponsors, I was asked for a short interview by the competition’s organizers in the run up to the Challenge itself. The resulting video was published on Youtube today.

ALEF Security Report 2019
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Couple of months back, my colleagues and I created a report covering current cyber security situation in the Czech Republic. If you’d like to know, what security services were most in demand during the last couple of years, how large is the percentage of Czech organizations, which conduct phishing tests of their employees, or how STARTTLS adoption is progressing in Czech Republic, you may download it here.

How big of a problem is the 'open redirect' in Babel?
· ☕ 4 min read
During a recent research into prevalence of open redirection vulnerabilities within the ccTLD .CZ we've done with my colleagues from ALEF CSIRT, I’ve noticed that many of the vulnerable sites seemed to be using CMS Made Simple with Babel multi-language module. This seemed to warrant a closer investigation...

ALEF Hacker Challenge
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ALEF NULA (in the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to mention that I am currently employed by AN) launched a new competition called ALEF Hacker Challenge last week. The intended aim is to compromise a specific system and gather data from it. Although not unique, it is an interesting competition and not only because the main price is 12 000 CZK.