Blog Posts Tagged with "Ethical Hacking"


How Ethical Hackers Find Weaknesses and Secure Businesses

September 11, 2019 Added by:Johnny Rice

Approaching your currently implemented security as a target to beat or bypass is the strongest and fastest way to find any flaws that may already exist.

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Just One of the Reasons Why I Love Anonymous

March 28, 2012 Added by:Quintius Walker

In the world of cyber-security things transform at the speed of light. From exploits to methods, what worked yesterday is not the solution tomorrow. Ethical problem solving students should do themselves a favor and study the ways of the infamous idea known to us as Anonymous...

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Don't Miss the TECHEXPO Cyber Security Hiring Event

March 13, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Are you a Cyber Warrior and seeking a new employment opportunity? Don't miss the TECHEXPO Cyber Security hiring event March 20th. Bring resumes and interview for the many opportunities, and learn from our guest speakers William M. Jimenez, Paul de Souza, and Richard Bejtlich...

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A Hacker Handbook: Who Are the Bad Guys?

January 19, 2012 Added by:Kelly Colgan

When the Internet was a baby, hackers were fairly homogeneous. Some were scamming businesses for personal gain, but most were simple graffiti artists – breaking into websites to splash some MS Paint. It was a way to rebel and earn credibility within the computer community...

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Kolmogorov Complexity, Natural Language Programming and the Bash Shell

January 15, 2012 Added by:Kyle Young

In this post we will be treating strings as objects in a similar sense of Kolmogorov complexity. Then we will apply an alias name or function name to the object which then the alias/function name can be perceived as a natural language sentence...

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Cyber India: A Country Full of Contradictions

January 05, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

India is increasingly targeted for cyber espionage, cyber warfare, cyber terrorism, but its response to the same is not so energetic. Consider that India still has not formulated a cyber warfare policy and, as usual, the word cyber security, in the country has no meaning...

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India's ISAC to Recruit Army of White Hat Hackers

December 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Less than 15 percent of Indians use the internet, but we are already No. 1 when it comes to virus infections and No. 2 in cyber crimes... As the government is trying to spread its reach through financial inclusion and e-governance projects, it's crucial that we are able to handle cyber crime..."

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MSFConsole Prompt Fiddling

November 17, 2011 Added by:Rob Fuller

In my presentation at DerbyCon 2011 we talked about using SCREEN and SCRIPT to keep connections live / use them across SSH sessions, and log everything. What we didn't cover is the fact that there isn't a time stamp for those logs. Now, Metasploit has multiple ways of creating logs...

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BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide

October 22, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

This includes everything from bypassing authentication & cracking encryption, to advanced techniques like man-in-the-middle attacks and attacking WPA-Enterprise, with discussions Wireless penetration methodology, testing and reporting...

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Indian Team Takes Global CyberLympics Regional Title

October 17, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“We are very honored to have this initiative supported by key players in the information security community, including IMPACT, the cybersecurity executing arm of the United Nations, and also appreciative to GITEX, one of the 3 largest ICT exhibition in the world, for being such good hosts..."

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To Pen Test or Not to Pen Test, That is the Question...

October 16, 2011 Added by:Andrew Weidenhamer

A penetration assessment is simply used as a means to identify vulnerabilities and provide proof of concept on exploiting these vulnerabilities. It effectively better explains ratings associated with vulnerabilities which produces more conscious security professionals...

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Changing the Landscape of Pentesting

October 11, 2011 Added by:Andrew Weidenhamer

Today’s market has become diluted with companies and individuals claiming they can perform penetration assessments - if you don’t believe me attend Defcon once. Organizations need to have a better understanding as to how these hired service providers are actually performing these assessments...

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Wow! So That Was DerbyCon...

October 03, 2011 Added by:Michael SecurityMoey

One talk that I thought was absolutely phenomenal was "Steal Everything, Kill Everyone, Cause Total Financial Ruin" with Jayson Street who walked through his antics and general mayhem. There was one major take away I got from Jayson’s talk: If your users are doing dumb stuff, it’s yours fault...

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Backtrack Metasploit Megaprimer

September 28, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

The Metasploit Framework in the Backtrack series is an amazing platform for penetration and security testing. The capabilities are stunning. The problem is the learning curve is kind of steep, especially for new users. For training, look no further than the “Metasploit Megaprimer"...

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Hacker Halted: Register for Training - Get a Free iPad

September 27, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

Hacker Halted offers more than 70 speakers and a very comprehensive agenda covering major hot topics surrounding information security across four dedicated tracks. Receive a free iPad and 2 nights accommodations when you sign up for selected training or a conference pass...

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Populating Your Virtual Victim Domain

September 26, 2011 Added by:Rob Fuller

Adding users to a domain for learning, training, or for testing things out on can be tedious. Most of the time I just put a few users , however that doesn't give someone in training much, i.e.: It's really easy to identify the 'interesting' users when there are only a couple to pick from...

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