BLATSTING FUNKSPIEL

I’ve done a bit of reverse-engineering on the BLATSTING “modular rootkit” implant which was part of the recent Equation Group leak. I find it interesting as it injects into the Linux kernel, intercepts network traffic, and even injects packets as to redirect browser users to a site with pre-packaged exploits.

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AMD OpenCL on Ubuntu 16.04

I was interested in using my brand new “gaming” card for parallel computation. Of course I want to do this by using using free software if possible, not by installing proprietary drivers.

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New blog

I just created this new blog. My previous blog can still be found at blog.visucore.com. Possibly I’ll port over the old posts at some point to make sure everything is in one place. There may even be some automatic way of doing this.

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Dazed and confused, but trying to continue

I’m happy with the job I’m doing, happy to work with a few very smart people on an extremely interesting project, involving various entirely new challenges, that could have enormous impact. But on the other hand Bitcoin infrastucture development must be one of the most hostile and crazy working environments in existence, at least in software development.

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