We don’t write many blog posts here at HHSmithy, but when we do, it’s always for something completely awesome. UPTO 75% OFF BULK HANDS! Well, it’s that time of the year again… The famous HHSmithy Cyber Monday sale is back! This year is the biggest yet, with an insane discount on bulk hand histories of up to 75%! The sale is going to last for one day only: Monday 2nd...
Our Big 1-Year Sale! Just a quick note here – we’re running a huge 50% off sale to ring in the new year! Check it out at the official hhSmithy End of 2011 Sale page!
Why Did Full Tilt Need Your Windows Key? Ah yes, Full Tilt Poker. We all remember them, don’t we? A paragon of security, fairness, and timely payouts. Well, we’ve been sitting on this information for awhile, and since they’re dead and gone, we thought it might be interesting to share with the end users just how… invasive Full Tilt’s reporting tools were. Most of the technical details can be found below...
Bodog Account Security Vulnerability: PartyCrasher Exploit Part 2 Yesterday we posted an article about how Bodog’s anonymous tables weren’t so anonymous after all. We accompanied this with a video showing how this was true: Bodog’s response was to cover it up and not really address the root problem: The violation of server-client trust. They went on to say: Your money is and has always been safe at Bodog. If you are concerned about the...
Bodog’s All-Anonymous Tables: Security Through Obscurity (Be sure to read part 2 of Bodog’s security failures!) As many of you are aware, Bodog has completely anonymized their poker tables. They say they’re doing this to protect the “recreational gambler,” the one that is preyed upon by the winning players. (We have a blog post about this “theory” coming in a month or so.) Bodog’s press release on November...
How Anonymous Are The Party Poker Anonymous Tables? Over the past year or so there seems to have been a growing movement for anonymous heads up tables, and currently they are offered by Party Poker, IPoker, OnGame and some other poker sites. Just how anonymous are these tables and have the poker sites properly implemented this feature? Were anonymous tables not implemented correctly, a few players could bypass the restrictions and gain a very...