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Network Design: Firewall, IDS/IPS

4 Srpen, 2020 - 15:03

Introduction There are many different types of devices and mechanisms within the security environment to provide a layered approach of defense. This is so that if an attacker is able to bypass one layer, another layer stands in the way to protect the network. Two of the most popular and significant tools used to secure […]

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Work-from-home network traffic spikes: Are your employees vulnerable?

4 Srpen, 2020 - 15:00

A shift to work-from-home culture Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has forced employees to work from home, and many businesses were unprepared to provide cybersecurity in this new environment. Some had just 24 hours to make the switch, which means security measures likely fell through the cracks.  Even after states relax their mandates and […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Nest, part 2

3 Srpen, 2020 - 15:05

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 Nest. This is the second half of the walkthrough; you can look at part 1 to see the beginning of this walkthrough, and I highly recommend doing so. […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Nest, part 2 was first posted on August 3, 2020 at 8:05 am.
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RTS Threshold Configuration for Improved Wireless Network Performance [Updated 2020]

3 Srpen, 2020 - 15:00

In a scenario where a lot of users connect to a wireless network and where they occasionally lose their connections, an individual or a company can tweak the wireless router’s advanced settings to optimize the performance of users and solve the problem of some users unable to obtain an IP. Most routers feature an “Advanced […]

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RTS Threshold Configuration for Improved Wireless Network Performance [Updated 2020] was first posted on August 3, 2020 at 8:00 am.
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Bypassing security products via DNS data exfiltration

3 Srpen, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction  Criminals are using different strategies to compromise computer networks, infrastructures and organizations. Cyber incidents have increased in number and complexity since the exploitation of public vulnerabilities towards the use of advanced tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP). Data encryption malware, such as ransomware, is a good method to introduce the subject described in this article. […]

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Data Loss Protection (DLP) for ICS/SCADA

31 Červenec, 2020 - 20:57

Introduction Data loss prevention (DLP) is a strategy that seeks to avoid the deletion, corruption or leakage of confidential or proprietary data stored on company devices, networks and servers. DLP’s primary goal is to control who has access to data that a given company holds.  In addition, DLP is also concerned with what others do […]

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Data Loss Protection (DLP) for ICS/SCADA was first posted on July 31, 2020 at 1:57 pm.
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App isolation in Windows 10

31 Červenec, 2020 - 20:27

What is app isolation in Windows 10? Suppose you want to install and run a new program on Windows but you think it may be risky and may harm your system. You want a safe way to isolate and run this program without affecting any other file or program already installed on the Windows OS. […]

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How to use Radare2 for reverse engineering

31 Červenec, 2020 - 18:27

Introduction This article defines reverse-engineering as it is used in the analysis of software. We will explain in detail how to use radare2 for reverse engineering. It exposes techniques that can benefit self-starters, security analysts, engineers, software auditors and hobbyists who want to improve their understanding of low-level aspects of a piece of software. It […]

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How to use Radare2 for reverse engineering was first posted on July 31, 2020 at 11:27 am.
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Windows Supported wireless encryption types

31 Červenec, 2020 - 17:18

Introduction We all want to keep our wireless network secure, to keep our personal data and information safe, don’t we? Fortunately, Windows supports multiple wireless encryption types. You, as the user, have an option to choose between the best. However, you first need to understand the difference between the popular options, and which one makes […]

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Configuring DNS in AWS

31 Červenec, 2020 - 16:19

Introduction The Domain Name System (DNS) is necessary for routing traffic across the internet. It accomplishes this task by converting easily remembered domain names (example.com) into the IP addresses required for the underlying network. DNS was designed as a distributed system to allow for fault tolerance and stability. This article will cover the basics of […]

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Configuring DNS in AWS was first posted on July 31, 2020 at 9:19 am.
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How to use Assigned Access in Windows 10

31 Červenec, 2020 - 15:00

What is Assigned Access? Suppose you would like a user to use only one application on Windows OS. If this is a requirement, then the first thing which should come to your mind is the Assigned Access feature offered by Windows. Assigned Access is a feature introduced in Windows 8.1 OS. This feature restricts a […]

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How to use Assigned Access in Windows 10 was first posted on July 31, 2020 at 8:00 am.
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HTTP-based Vulnerabilities

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:45

Introduction to HTTP and HTML vulnerabilities Web applications are commonly targeted by cybercriminals. The combination of public exposure and potential access to sensitive data makes them easily accessible and provides a reasonable expectation of payoff for a successful attack. As a result, ensuring that they do not contain common vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting (XSS) […]

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HTTP-based Vulnerabilities was first posted on July 30, 2020 at 8:45 am.
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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Vulnerabilities

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:22

Introduction to cookies and user authentication Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities are designed to take actions on a website on behalf of an authenticated user. Accomplishing this requires making a request to a particular website while the user is authenticated to it. Luckily for hackers, a user’s session on a website is no longer limited […]

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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Vulnerabilities was first posted on July 30, 2020 at 8:22 am.
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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Nest, part 1

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:05

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 Nest. This is the first half. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Nest, part 1 was first posted on July 30, 2020 at 8:05 am.
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AWS Storage Services

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:05

Introduction Amazon offers several storage services, each optimized for specific use cases. In order to choose the best storage for your application, first we must understand the various offerings. In this article we will briefly discuss Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Block Store (EBS) and Elastic File Store (EFS). We will cover optimal use […]

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Podcast recap: Fuzzing, security testing and tips for a career in AppSec

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction In this episode of Infosec’s Cyber Work Podcast, host Chris Sienko welcomes back previous guest Dr. Jared DeMott. In the previous episode, the topic was all things IoT security. This episode covered more of Dr. DeMott’s skills, delving specifically into fuzzing, dynamic analysis, security testing and AppSec tools and concluding with some tips about […]

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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities

30 Červenec, 2020 - 15:00

XSS: The most commonly exploited vulnerability Cross-site scripting (XSS) is one of the most common and well-known vulnerabilities contained within web applications. It consistently appears in the OWASP list of the Top Web Application Security Risks and was used in 40% of online cyberattacks against large enterprises in Europe and North America in 2019. According […]

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Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities was first posted on July 30, 2020 at 8:00 am.
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ICS/SCADA Wireless Attacks

29 Červenec, 2020 - 20:32

Introduction Wireless communication has gained attention in the industrial environment. Many organizations have moved from wired networks to wireless in order to provide IT networks with hassle-free connectivity. Wireless technology allows the user to connect to the network from almost anywhere. Connectivity makes wireless networks prone to attack. This article will look at wireless attacks […]

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Security controls for ICS/SCADA environments

29 Červenec, 2020 - 19:26

Introduction  An Industrial Control System (ICS) is any technology used to control and monitor industrial activities. Supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) are a subset of ICS.  These systems are unique in comparison to traditional IT systems. This makes using standard security controls written with traditional systems in mind somewhat tricky. However, ICS owners […]

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Security controls for ICS/SCADA environments was first posted on July 29, 2020 at 12:26 pm.
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Least Privilege Vulnerabilities Exploitation Case Study

29 Červenec, 2020 - 17:07

Introduction The principle of least privilege is a security concept that limits security exposure in IT environments through balancing security, productivity, privacy and risk. To put it simply, least privilege controls restrict each user’s access rights to the minimum they need to perform their job. Did you know that 74% of data breaches start with […]

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Least Privilege Vulnerabilities Exploitation Case Study was first posted on July 29, 2020 at 10:07 am.
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