Items Tagged with "Hacking"
May 01, 2012
There are many methods of defense which admins use to block access to their sites or to the parts of the site's functionality. Among such methods there are use of CAPTCHAs and blocking by IP. But not all such methods are reliable enough, and there are ways to bypass them...
April 26, 2012
Javvad Malik caught up with Nikhil Mittal at Black Hat Europe 2012 to talk about some human interface technology and their use in network penetration testing. Javvad's coverage of Black Hat Europe courtesy of Infosec Island and NETpeas...
April 26, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle
There has been a lot of buzz across the web the last few months about a program called “Mimikatz”. It is an interesting program that allows you to recover Windows passwords from a system in clear text. The passwords for anyone who has logged into a machine can be displayed...
April 19, 2012 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski
The attack was performed by multiple phone calls which created contact with multiple targets. Each call was a probing attempt to collect as much information possible. The first and second stage of the attack was aimed at the same targets but with several days delay between stages...
April 19, 2012 Added by:Security BSides
Each BSides is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening. You don’t want to miss it...
April 15, 2012 Added by:Quintius Walker
Understanding Kung Fu-Hacking enables you to realize that there is more to it than merely learning form or exploits. Understanding will lead you, if you are still not able to defend yourself in real world situations or compromise systems outside lab environments, to ask why...
April 10, 2012
Steve Lord, penetration tester extraordinaire and co-founder of 44Con, was at Black Hat Europe 2012 to talk about compromising MiFi (portable WiFi) devices to use for nefarious and not so nefarious purposes. But mainly for nefarious purposes (insert manic laughter)...
April 10, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini
The U.S. Navy has reported that scope of the project is to hack into consoles to access to sensitive information exchanged through their messaging services. They have offered guarantees that the spying technology will be used only on nations overseas...
April 09, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications... ZAP provides automated scanners as well as a set of tools that allow you to find security vulnerabilities manually..."
April 04, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Cyber attacks on IT systems would become a criminal offense punishable by at least two years in prison throughout the EU under a draft law backed by the Civil Liberties Committee. Possessing or distributing hacking software and tools would also be an offense...
March 27, 2012 Added by:Headlines
“CyberPatriot has introduced the area of cyber defense to tens of thousands of students across the country, and they’ve embraced the opportunity to learn and develop the skills to be successful in a field critical to America,” said Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot Commissioner...
March 22, 2012 Added by:Bill Gerneglia
Cybercrime is a relatively new phenomenon but because of its recent scale and game-changing implications for both government and industry it is rapidly becoming the dominant risk theme of the 21st century. The opportunity for cyber attacks grows daily...
March 21, 2012
Network footprinting is perhaps the first active step in the recognizance phase of an external network security engagement. This phase is often highly automated and the techniques can be easily applied in a general fashion across a broad range of targets...
March 21, 2012 Added by:Edwin Covert
With the increase in cybercrime costs, organizations need to be able to ensure they are maximizing their return on risk management investment. An effective way of doing this is making sure the information security or risk management team is properly aligned within their organization...
March 20, 2012 Added by:Rob Fuller
One of Mona’s many and least well known functions is ‘header’, which outputs a ruby version of a file broken into ASCII and binary parts. The problem: I need to recreate a file in a way I can manipulate it in a post module without using the spec or Railgun to assist...
March 08, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Wi-Fi is great for bringing in customers and as a promotional tool that creates customer loyalty. Merchants such as hotels, coffee shops, burger joints and anyplace with a store front, chairs and tables is offering free Wi-Fi. But what about all the Wi-Fi security threats?