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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series — Fristileaks

18 Červenec, 2018 - 00:23

In this article, we will see walkthroughs of an interesting Vulnhub machine called Fristileaks. Please note: For all of these machines, I have used the VMware workstation to provision VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. The techniques used are solely for educational purposes, and I am not responsible if listed techniques are […]

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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series — Fristileaks was first posted on July 17, 2018 at 5:23 pm.
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Virtual Machine Introspection in Malware Analysis

18 Červenec, 2018 - 00:13

What is Virtual Machine Introspection? The word “introspection” generally refers to the observation and examination of one’s own mental and emotional state. It is considered as the act of looking at oneself. However, the introspection of virtual machines is the art of monitoring virtual machines’ activities from the hypervisor and accessing them without being inside. […]

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Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township Combats Ransomware with SecurityIQ

17 Červenec, 2018 - 15:00

Personalized security awareness education and network of trained security champions creates district-wide, cyber-alert culture Madison, WI, June 17, 2018 – InfoSec Institute, the leading provider of IT security education and workforce security awareness training solutions, announced the Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Wayne Township, Indiana selected SecurityIQ for district-wide security awareness education. Pairing SecurityIQ with the […]

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USV: 2017 Part 2 CTF Walkthrough

17 Červenec, 2018 - 00:28

In this article, we will continue the Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge which was posted on VulnHub by Suceava University. As you may already know from my previous capture-the-flag articles, Vulnhub.com is a platform which provides vulnerable applications/machines for security researchers to get practical, hands-on experience conducting pentests on vulnerable applications. You can check my […]

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USV: 2017 Part 2 CTF Walkthrough was first posted on July 16, 2018 at 5:28 pm.
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Interview With an Expert: How Does a CISO Learn to Be a CISO?

17 Červenec, 2018 - 00:19

The role of the chief information security officer (CISO) is quickly becoming more important as cybersecurity in general becomes more intertwined with companies’ business activities. This fact in itself is indicative of the versatile nature of this position. To learn more about what qualities a successful CISO should have, it’s best to talk to one. […]

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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series — PwnLab-Init

16 Červenec, 2018 - 23:50

Continuing with our series on Vulnhub machines, in this article we will see a walkthrough of another interesting Vulnhub machine called PwnLab-Init. Note: For all these machines, I have used a VMware workstation to provision VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. Also, the techniques used are solely for educational purposes; I am […]

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Important SQLMap Commands

16 Červenec, 2018 - 23:35

The SQLMap tool can be found in every penetration tester’s toolbox. It is one of the most popular and powerful tools when it comes to exploiting SQL injection vulnerability, which itself tops the OWASP list of Top 10 Vulnerabilities. From confirming the SQL injection vulnerability to extracting the database name, tables, columns and gaining a […]

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QRL Jacking

16 Červenec, 2018 - 23:14

Quick Response Code Login Jacking (also known as QRL Jacking) is a social engineering attack by which the attacker can hijack the session, affecting all applications that depends on the “Login with QR code” feature as a secure way to login into their respective accounts. In simpler words, the attacker’s QR code is scanned by […]

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Advancing Your Career With Certifications: Tips from InfoSec Institute Alum Jeffrey Coa

16 Červenec, 2018 - 17:37

InfoSec Institute alum Jeffrey Coa is an Information Security Systems Officer at Northrop Grumman Corporation in Maryland. In addition to earning two undergraduate degrees in Computer Networks, Cybersecurity and Information Systems Management, he holds nine professional certifications: A+, Network+, Security+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified […]

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Threat Hunting Methodologies

13 Červenec, 2018 - 23:00

Introduction Threat hunting is a proactive and iterative approach to detecting threats. It falls under the active defense category of cybersecurity since it is carried out by a human analyst, despite heavily relying on automation and machine assistance. The analyst’s main task is to determine the initial threat to hunt and how that type of […]

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Threat Hunting: IOCs and Artifacts

13 Červenec, 2018 - 18:58

Introduction Unusual behavior of information technology assets within an organization may be a hint that the organization is undergoing a cyberattack. Threat-hunting teams will often assess the environment for commonly-known and documented threats by implementing Indicators of Compromise (IOCs). This article discusses IOCs and their artifacts, examines sources where IOCs are most likely to be […]

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Threat Hunting Solutions

13 Červenec, 2018 - 18:50

Introduction The threat landscape is changing constantly, and organizations are looking for common defensive security solutions to prevent the menace of physical and cyberthreats. However, recent years have seen an inability of these security solutions to detect well-organized attacks in time, failing to safeguard organizations from data losses and compliance penalties. Threat actors are continually […]

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How to Become a Threat Hunter

13 Červenec, 2018 - 18:41

Introduction A cyberthreat can be defined as any adversary with three basic characteristics: the intent, capability and opportunity to do harm. While a traditional cybersecurity strategy can do quite a lot to reduce the opportunities for a breach, little can be done about the other two factors. As cybercriminals’ methods and tools evolve, attack techniques […]

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Threat-Hunting Process

13 Červenec, 2018 - 18:29

Introduction Consider this: No system is absolutely protected from cyberthreats. Even in the case where the best, most recent and effective security solutions are in place, there is always the chance cybercriminals will develop a new form of attack that can bypass layer after layer of protection controls. In fact, this very premise is the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Threat Hunting

13 Červenec, 2018 - 18:14

Introduction At its essence, cyberthreat hunting can be quite similar to real-world hunting. It requires a uniquely skilled professional possessed of considerable patience, critical thinking, creativity and a keen eye for spotting prey, usually in the form of network behavior abnormalities. “But what exactly is the hunter looking for? And why do we need them?” […]

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Free Gartner Report: Designing a Security Champion Program

12 Červenec, 2018 - 16:30

It’s no secret. Phishing, ransomware and social engineering attacks are rising rapidly. As they continue to get more sophisticated, we also see they no longer discriminate. Regardless of size, every organization is now vulnerable to cyber threats, making organization-wide security awareness training your key to resiliency. Proactive security and IT professionals know this, but building […]

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Free Gartner Report: Designing a Security Champion Program was first posted on July 12, 2018 at 9:30 am.
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Top 5 (Deliberately) Vulnerable Web Applications to Practice Your Skills On

11 Červenec, 2018 - 01:32

Introduction The OWASP Top 10 includes the top 10 vulnerabilities which are followed worldwide by security researchers and developers. You must have heard or used lots of tools for penetration testing, but to use those tools, you must have a vulnerable web application. To enter the world of security, you must have hands-on experience finding […]

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Top Five SecurityIQ Phishing Templates: June 2018 Edition

10 Červenec, 2018 - 21:48

SecurityIQ administrators worked hard last month to teach their end users the difference between legitimate and fraudulent email communications. Like in May, password and banking-related phishing simulations played an important role in SecurityIQ training campaigns. We sat down and analyzed send data from over 1,000 SecurityIQ phishing templates to bring you the most popular phishing simulations […]

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Women in Cybersecurity: More Credentials, Less Pay & Even Fewer Opportunities

10 Červenec, 2018 - 18:41

It’s Time for Change Roughly 70 years ago, the U.S. civilian labor force was just 29% female. Huge strides have been made in education and workforce participation since, driving the share of employed women to nearly 47% of the workforce. They also now hold more than half of bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctorate degrees. […]

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The Gaming Industry: A Privileged Target for Crooks — The Fortnite Case

9 Červenec, 2018 - 22:12

Introduction In the past, we’ve reported many cases of cyberattacks against companies operating in the gaming industry. We observed many attacks, especially DDoSing, against the infrastructure behind the most popular gaming consoles. In other cases, hackers targeted gaming forums to steal sensitive data for phishing attacks against the gaming community. The popularity of some games […]

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The Gaming Industry: A Privileged Target for Crooks — The Fortnite Case was first posted on July 9, 2018 at 3:12 pm.
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