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Linux for ethical hackers 101

2 hodiny 3 min zpět

Introduction In this article, we’ll discuss the Linux operating system and how it ties in with ethical hacking. We will explore the Linux distributions that have been designed with hacking in mind and see how hackers can leverage their inherent strengths to become ethical hackers. We will also discuss some essential skills that ethical hackers […]

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Registers

2 hodiny 59 min zpět

Introduction This article will define three key types of registers in the x86 architecture and then go on to show simulations of registers’ contents after specific instructions have been run. This article is designed for self-starters, students and professionals who want to gain a detailed understanding of the x86 hardware architecture, including its internal architecture […]

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Registers was first posted on September 19, 2019 at 9:13 am.
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Operands

3 hodiny 1 min zpět

Introduction This article defines an operand as it is used in x86 assembly instructions. It goes on to explain in detail, using simulations, three modes by which the operand of an instruction is specified.  This article is designed for self-starters, students and professionals who want to gain a detailed understanding of operands and how they’re […]

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Operands was first posted on September 19, 2019 at 8:31 am.
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Ethical hacking: Buffer overflow

4 hodiny 11 min zpět

Introduction to buffer overflows When taking external input, an application needs to allocate memory to store that input. Many high-level programming languages will do this behind the scenes, but some languages (like C/C++) allow the programmer to allocate memory directly through functions like malloc. A buffer overflow vulnerability occurs when the application tries to store […]

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Top 5 Remote Access Trojans

4 hodiny 12 min zpět

Introduction to RATs Once a hacker has gained initial access to a target machine, expanding and solidifying that foothold is the next logical step. In the case of a phishing attack, this involves using malware to take advantage of the access provided by the email. A common way of expanding this beachhead on the target […]

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What’s New in Infosec IQ: Fall 2019

18 Září, 2019 - 22:58

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What’s New in Infosec IQ: Fall 2019 was first posted on September 18, 2019 at 3:58 pm.
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Cryptography fundamentals for hackers

18 Září, 2019 - 15:02

What is cryptography? Cryptography literally means “secret writing.” It’s the science of protecting sensitive data from being read (or modified) by unauthorized parties such as eavesdroppers, wiretappers and so on.  While ancient encryption algorithms have largely been broken, modern cryptography is based on strong mathematical principles and has been subjected to intensive study by professional […]

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Covering tracks — Hiding files on Windows/Linux/MacOS

18 Září, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction to hiding files After gaining access to a system, a hacker commonly needs to cover their tracks in order to avoid detection. Many antiviruses operate by searching through the list of files stored on a computer’s filesystem and comparing them to signatures of known malware variants. If a hacker can conceal the existence of […]

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Covering tracks — Hiding files on Windows/Linux/MacOS was first posted on September 18, 2019 at 8:01 am.
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Essential skills and certifications for software developers

18 Září, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction A software developer, also known as a computer programmer or coder, is a creative person who designs and develops software applications or computer systems. They use mathematics, engineering, science and design techniques to build such systems. Over the past couple of years, the demand for software developers has skyrocketed as organizations attempt to find […]

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SSCP versus CCSP: Cloud security or systems security?

17 Září, 2019 - 16:42

Introduction The SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) and CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) certifications focus on systems security and cloud security, respectively. Both certifications are vendor-neutral and are offered by the same vendor — the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)². No matter how small or large an organization is, it needs to […]

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Ethical hacking: What are exploits?

17 Září, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction The very soul of ethical hacking consists of searching for vulnerabilities and weaknesses within an organization’s system, using methods and tools that attackers would use (with permission, of course). Taking this path will lead you to exploits — kind of like a twisted pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. This article […]

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Top 10 network recon tools

17 Září, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction: The need for recon Reconnaissance is an important first stage in any ethical hacking attempt. Before it’s possible to exploit a vulnerability in the target system, it’s necessary to find it. By performing reconnaissance on the target, an ethical hacker can learn about the details of the target network and identify potential attack vectors. […]

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C Code in Assembly

16 Září, 2019 - 16:13

Introduction Reverse engineering analysts have a good grasp of C code language and how it’s converted into assembly listings. C code was designed to function as a short form of assembly language, which, despite being time-consuming to code, had inherent efficiencies. C code was able to capitalize on some of these efficiencies by employing code […]

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Getting started with ethical hacking

16 Září, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction In this article, we’ll discuss the ways that even complete beginners with no security background can get into ethical hacking. In case you are considering ethical hacking as a career, we will discuss important educational and experience-based considerations as you attempt to choose the right path to lead you to the ethical hacking career […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — FriendZone

16 Září, 2019 - 15:01

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as seen in previous articles. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named FriendZone. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple […]

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Malware: What are rootkits?

16 Září, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Those looking to take advantage of computer users dream of being able to access computer systems of others without being detected. Couple that with elevated privileges, and you have yourself a veritable attacker’s fantasy. That is probably why so many attackers and cybercriminals rely on rootkits to make their dreams come true.  This article […]

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Alissa Knight talks API security, formjacking and hacking | Cyber Work Podcast

16 Září, 2019 - 09:00

Alissa Knight, Senior Analyst at Aite Group, discusses API security, the Magecart hacking group, recent breaches, formjacking skimmers and her upcoming book. In the podcast, Knight and host Chris Sienko discuss: – What’s been happening since you’ve been on the podcast last? (3:10) – You’ve been on an international tour, sharing vulnerabilities you’ve discovered on […]

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Alissa Knight talks API security, formjacking and hacking | Cyber Work Podcast was first posted on September 16, 2019 at 2:00 am.
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Internet of Things (IoT) trends in 2019

12 Září, 2019 - 15:03

Introduction The concept of the Internet of Things moved beyond the hype futurology trends and became an autonomous technical and social phenomenon. According to Gartner Research, the number of connected things will have reach 20.4 billion by 2020, and by 2021, this number will have increased up to 25 billion. Right at the moment, people […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Shocker

12 Září, 2019 - 15:02

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as seen in previous articles. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Shocker. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple […]

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Degree versus certification: Entry-level cybercrime analyst/investigator

12 Září, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Cybersecurity is a great career choice for those who have passion for information security and helping others with it. The role of cybercrime analyst takes this passion for information security a bit further and hybridizes it with cybercrime investigation techniques, concepts and practices, making the professional holding the role a formidable force against malicious […]

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