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15 Steps to Hacking Windows Using Social Engineering Toolkit and Backtrack 5 by Matias R. Iacobuzio
This article aims to demonstrate fundamental Social Engineering principles and to present Social Engieneering Attacks techniques, such as Site Cloner. Social Engineering Toolkit are presented and the final phase is to analyze their results.
All you need to know about Denial Of Service and SYN flooding attacks by Thanglalson Gangte
Denial of service attacks are the most serious threats that datacenters and web servers face today. They cause billions of dollars of loss to companies and organizations. Denial of Service attacks have become more widely known due to extensive media coverage. But what exactly is a denial of service attack?
K0SASP – Hacking with OS X by Ismael González D.
Many of the people who use Mac OS X and are dedicated to the world of security depend on using virtual machines to do audits. Usually the people always choose distributions prepared with all kinds of tools such as Kali or Backbox Linux . These distributions give us the possibility and ease of having an operating system ready to do all kinds of hacking and pentesting.
Classified Information Uncovered! by Andreas Venieris
Internet is an ocean of data and knowledge: Pictures, documents, sounds, emails, opinions, arguments, etc. I could continue the above sentence writing a lot more words but I would prefer to put them all in a… ZIP, and call it: Communication or better “World_Communication”! This deep ocean requires special mechanism for a human in order to handle it.
Where Is My Data? By Ian Moyse
Cloud remains a hot subject and whether you love or loathe it, it’s not something you won’t have heard of or likely have had pushed your way.
Inevitably when considering cloud security questions arise and certainly in the light of the recent well publicised Prism publicity where the USA has been heavily cited for spying on data and much of it from outside the USA stretching into Europe and the UK.
Professional Security Testing by Kevin Cardwell
In this article we will explore one of the misconceptions that many have when it comes to penetration testing. The consensus seems to be that the majority of the clients do not understand what it means when they ask for a penetration test.
Threats and Anti-threats Strategies for Social Networking Websites by Amir Roknifard
Social networking websites are not only to communicate or interact with other people globally, but also one effective way for business promotion. Relevance of the study due to the fact that with increased number of users of social networks, the number of attacks carried out by hackers to steal personal information and use of your user account in order to send unauthorized messages called spam is also raised. To address these security issues, network and security managers often turn to network policy management services such as firewall, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), antivirus, and Data Loss Prevention systems (DLP).
How to protect your personal information on Social networks by Giovanni Cerrato
In this article you can see some techniques to secure your data in social media. In particular we will analyze the tools provided by Facebook to protect your account and the data contained. Social media has a strong influence on daily life. Although it has considerably facilitated the exchange of information and communication, it has created some issues such as privacy and security of personal information.
VoIP and Cloud: Security Issues by Mirko Raimondi
In today’s economy, companies are looking for at cost saving measures and Clouding provides much greater exhibility than older computing models. There are a lot of benefits using Clouding architectures: the main benefit is about the cost-effective, since you pay as you go. Another benefit is the portability: an user can work from workspace, home, or at customer locations; this increases in mobility means that the employees could access to the informations from anywhere.