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When installing any device such as home routers and printers, you should always password protect these devices. During our studies in Network Security in the past, we studied perimeter security and how it was at the firewall. Today because of … Continue reading
OWASP -The Open Web Application Security Project is an online community which creates freely-available articles, methodologies, documentation, tools, and technologies in the field of web application security. (Wikipedia) If you have wanted to learn how to test your network and … Continue reading
BullGuard has a scanner that quickly scans your public IP address and ‘sees’ if your network has open ports that could pose a threat to you or even the internet. Here’s the link to see if you have something that … Continue reading
Free – security conference with Man in the Middle demos, Capture the Flag and Industry leading speakers. The program will include presentations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, FBI, and private sector … Continue reading
Has your router been compromised? Is it secure? With F-Secure’s Router Check, you can check to see if your router provides a secure connection to the internet. Many routers today are older and some manufacturers have abandoned firmware updates. … Continue reading
This post is for educational purposes and any use of these tools against a network without explicit permission could be illegal. Metasploit is designed to identify weaknesses in networks and hardware/software on a network. Do NOT use metasploit for … Continue reading
HACKMAGEDDON is an excellent website where you can view breaches, security and other information.
The term MitM’d means man in the middle. Usually refers to a device or program that intercepts traffic between a source and a target.
I encourage my students to go over and visit Rick, Paul and Bill’s blog. In 2009, Rick posted a link to a Scientific American article on How Hackers Steal Secrets from Reflections. Great Article. With our students going through some … Continue reading
“”Tripwire announced SecureCheq, a free configuration utility that helps evaluate and repair the most common, critical configuration vulnerabilities in Windows desktops and servers.”” Free tool repairs critical Windows configuration vulnerabilities (By AddThis – NetSecurity.org) This excellent tool scans your system … Continue reading
FREE – How can you beat it? Once again, another excellent site has training that is Free. While we have found Rackspace’s Cloud University, Free Microsoft Training and virtualization this site adds an additional form of training that can … Continue reading
What is one of the best vulnerability scanners on the market? Nessus® by Tenable Network Security. Nessus® provides an exceptional scanner that creates a server on your computer to scan your network or an individual device on your network. … Continue reading
“Anonymous’ failed attack against Israeli websites last month has left security experts cautiously optimistic that the hacktivist group will be unsuccessful in its plans to disrupt U.S. government and banking sites. Anonymous plans to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) … Continue reading
“For the cybercriminal lions out on the Internet, your company is full of zebras. Defenders should not just protect the herd, but pay attention to those who stray, experts argue” Five Ways To Better Hunt The Zebras In Your Network … Continue reading
“….This training gap has resulted in serious problems for some companies, according to the Trustwave study. Enterprises experience some 14.4 incidents of data loss per year due to employee negligence, and 15 percent of them have reported an insider breach … Continue reading
LanSpy is a powerful yet small utility that scans your network and finds information about computers and devices. Although an older program, the program is powerful and offers detailed information about computers Each computer or device can be clicked on … Continue reading
Black Hat researcher to show how vulnerable databases with temporary router information can lead to root-level access of Netgear routers ..Seemingly Insignificant SQL Injections Lead To Rooted Routers – Dark Reading.
Sixty-six percent of those polled use free file-sharing platforms and, among these, 55 percent do so without alerting their IT departments. Without knowing which tools are being deployed within their organizations, IT administrators risk corporate assets, sensitive information and intellectual … Continue reading