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The KRACK attack – An Earthquake for Wi-Fi Security

17 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00

A group of security researchers has discovered several serious key management vulnerabilities in the core of Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) protocol that could be exploited by an attacker to hack into Wi-Fi network and eavesdrop on the Internet connections. The attacks can steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, and […]

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The KRACK attack – An Earthquake for Wi-Fi Security was first posted on October 17, 2017 at 8:00 am.
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7 Top Security Certifications You Should Have in 2017

13 Říjen, 2017 - 14:25

Modern organizations are facing more security threats than ever before. Data breaches and systematic hacks of company resources are becoming more frequent, and there are no signs of this trend slowing down. Generalized approaches to system security no longer provide sufficient protection against increasingly sophisticated threats, and qualified security professionals to combat these threats are […]

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7 Top Security Certifications You Should Have in 2017 was first posted on October 13, 2017 at 7:25 am.
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Kali Linux on AWS

12 Říjen, 2017 - 14:00

The need for Penetration Testing Every organization should have a security policy designed to fit its needs based on risks, threats, regulations and the value of the information it wants to protect. Part of such a security policy should encompass vulnerability management and testing. More substantial and more security minded businesses often also perform regular […]

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Kali Linux on AWS was first posted on October 12, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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Average CRISC Salary in 2017

12 Říjen, 2017 - 00:03

According to ISACA, the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification is the only certification that “prepares and enables IT professionals for the unique challenges of IT and enterprise risk management, and positions them to become strategic partners to the enterprise.” Because it is the only certification with a business-risk focus, it’s an […]

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Understanding the CISSP Exam Schedule: Exam Duration, Format, Scheduling and Scoring

11 Říjen, 2017 - 20:35

The Certified Information Systems Security professional (CISSP) qualification is one of the many elite certifications offered by (ISC)2. The CISSP is seen by many in the industry as one of the most sought-after certifications available today. It is a vendor-neutral qualification that encourages candidates to design, create and deploy security systems and protocols within the […]

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Understanding the CISSP Exam Schedule: Exam Duration, Format, Scheduling and Scoring was first posted on October 11, 2017 at 1:35 pm.
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CEH v9 Exam Information & Details

11 Říjen, 2017 - 17:00

For most of us, “hacking” is a word that conjures up images of frustration and even fear. Hackers have become much bolder, threatening companies of all sizes, and even entire government agencies. Their attacks have become much more sophisticated and harder to detect, let alone defeat. To defeat a hacker, one must be able to […]

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CEH v9 Exam Information & Details was first posted on October 11, 2017 at 10:00 am.
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Average Computer Forensic Analyst Salary 2017

10 Říjen, 2017 - 21:28

Forensic computer analysts assist with forensic investigations by retrieving and analyzing data and other evidence from computers, networks and data storage devices. Analyst findings might be used as evidence in a criminal investigation, to resolve a business or legal dispute, to uncover specific targets or to detect suspicious activity. Forensic computer analysts typically hold a […]

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Exploiting Protostar: Net0 – Final0

9 Říjen, 2017 - 19:00

In this article, we will be solving all networking challenges and one remote buffer overflow challenge of Protostar. Introduction These levels introduce us to the fundamental concept of sending and receiving data over a network in a different format, and the hurdles of debugging and developing an exploit for remote stack overflows. We will have […]

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Exploiting Protostar: Net0 – Final0 was first posted on October 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm.
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Is Russian Intelligence Using Tainted Software to Access Corporate and Government Networks?

9 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00

Documents leaked by the famous whistleblower Edward Snowden shed light about the surveillance machine used by the NSA to spy on allies and foreign government. Many documents described the ability of the US cyberspies of compromising legitimate software and hardware with implants, in some cases with the help of hardware manufacturers and software vendors. Recent […]

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Is Russian Intelligence Using Tainted Software to Access Corporate and Government Networks? was first posted on October 9, 2017 at 8:00 am.
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Exploiting Protostar – Heap Unlink Exploitation

9 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00

In this article, we will be solving the 4th challenge from Heap Levels of Protostar. Introduction This level introduces us to a very old heap unlink vulnerability where one can exploit the malloc’s way of unlinking free heap chunks and gain code execution by overwriting arbitrary memory locations on the heap. If you have no […]

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Exploiting Protostar – Heap Unlink Exploitation was first posted on October 9, 2017 at 8:00 am.
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The Challenges of Designing and Building a CIAM System

6 Říjen, 2017 - 16:31

Once there was identity access management (IAM). It did a pretty decent job of managing our workforce access to corporate resources. Then, things changed. The Internet took off, workers started to work remotely and wanted to use their own laptops and mobile devices to check emails, etc. (BYOD).The IAM systems of old started to creak […]

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The Challenges of Designing and Building a CIAM System was first posted on October 6, 2017 at 9:31 am.
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IoT: Hacking a Smart Bulb with Bluetooth – Advanced

6 Říjen, 2017 - 14:00

This is the 2nd part of the Bluetooth hacking blog. I hope you have gone through the 1st part. If not, please go through it. Let’s start. Short Primer on CSR – In this section, we will be learning a bit about CSR and its interaction with the bulb so you get an idea how […]

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IoT: Hacking a Smart Bulb with Bluetooth – Advanced was first posted on October 6, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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Analysis of Malicious Document 4

6 Říjen, 2017 - 14:00

In the last part of this article series, we have seen the structure of PDF document and all the essential keywords which can be used by analysts to carry investigations and are also used by various tools to depict the nature of the document being analyzed. Below is a refresher of important keyword concerning PDF […]

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Analysis of Malicious Document 4 was first posted on October 6, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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Cyber – Bullying Threats, Prevention, and Solutions

6 Říjen, 2017 - 14:00

Description: Dr. Sameer Hinduja and Dr. Justin Patchin at the Cyberbullying Research Center define cyberbullying as “willful and continuous harm done using any electronic devices such as a computer, cell phone, etc.” and it is especially popular among teenagers. Cyberstalking and cyber-harassment are forms of cyberbullying perpetrated mostly by adults. The professor of children’s mental […]

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Cyber – Bullying Threats, Prevention, and Solutions was first posted on October 6, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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Vault 7 Leaks: Inside the CIA’s Secret Kingdom (July-August 07)

6 Říjen, 2017 - 00:44

Introduction Let’s continue to analyze the information contained in files leaked by the organization Wikileaks and allegedly originating from a network of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The article includes key findings of documents leaked in July and August 2016 At the time, we analyzed the following CIA projects since March: Project Protego – 07 September […]

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Vault 7 Leaks: Inside the CIA’s Secret Kingdom (July-August 07) was first posted on October 5, 2017 at 5:44 pm.
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Patient Privacy in Healthcare: A Security Practitioner’s Approach

4 Říjen, 2017 - 23:54

Data privacy, after years in the desert of “meh,” is becoming headline news. Data breaches, such as the recent one affecting up to 143 million Equifax customers, bring home how important it is to ensure that our personal data is protected. But personal data isn’t just our name, address, and social security number. Our personal […]

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Patient Privacy in Healthcare: A Security Practitioner’s Approach was first posted on October 4, 2017 at 4:54 pm.
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IoT: Hacking a Smart Bulb with Bluetooth – Introduction

4 Říjen, 2017 - 15:00

We will be learning how to hack a smart bulb using Bluetooth. Since the topic is vast and lengthy, I have decided to split it into two parts. In the first part, we will learn the basics and theory on Bluetooth, and in the second part, we will see the actual exploitation. Let’s start. Our […]

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IoT: Hacking a Smart Bulb with Bluetooth – Introduction was first posted on October 4, 2017 at 8:00 am.
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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

2 Říjen, 2017 - 20:32

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month was first posted on October 2, 2017 at 1:32 pm.
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US-Russia Cyber-Security Unit: Future Reality or Pipe Dream

1 Říjen, 2017 - 16:00

Section 1. Introduction On 9th of July 2017, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, published the following tweet: “Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber-security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded.” One day later, President Trump published a tweet which poured cold water over the […]

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US-Russia Cyber-Security Unit: Future Reality or Pipe Dream was first posted on October 1, 2017 at 9:00 am.
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Analysis of Malicious Documents 3

30 Září, 2017 - 15:00

In the last part of the article series, we have seen some handy options of OfficeMalScanner like debug, scan, brute, etc.; learned about structures streams, etc. In this part of the article, we will take a look at how we can extract the shellcode from the malicious document and run extracted binaries through the regular […]

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Analysis of Malicious Documents 3 was first posted on September 30, 2017 at 8:00 am.
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