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Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and other Concepts in Cryptography for CISSP Exam

Public key infrastructure Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a framework that enables integration of various services that are related to cryptography. The aim of PKI is...
Teenage Hacker Girl Attacks Corporate Servers in Dark, Typing on Red Lit Laptop Keyboard. Room is Dark

Twitter memes are being used to hide malware

Last week, a group of security researchers reported that they have found a new malware that takes its instructions from code hidden in memes...

Knowing the SQL-injection attacks and securing our Android applications from them

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Enumerating SQL-injection vulnerable content providers Just like web applications, Android applications may use untrusted input to construct...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

Dark Web Phishing Kits: Cheap, plentiful and ready to trick you

Spam email is a part of daily life on the internet. Even the best junk mail filters will still allow through certain suspicious looking...
Linux Foundation launches the Acumos Al Project to make AI accessible

How artificial intelligence can improve pentesting

686 cybersecurity breaches were reported in the first three months of 2018 alone, with unauthorized intrusion accounting for 38.9% of incidents. And with high-profile...
AI attack

New cybersecurity threats posed by artificial intelligence

In 2017, the cybersecurity firm Darktrace reported a novel attack that used machine learning to observe and learn normal user behavior patterns inside a...

Encode your password with Spring Security 3

This article by Peter Mularien is an excerpt from the book Spring Security 3. In this article, we will: Examine different methods of configuring password encoding Understand...
tools to stay anonymous online

10 great tools to stay completely anonymous online

Everybody is facing a battle these days. Though it may not be immediately apparent, it is already affecting a majority of the global population. This...
Homebrew’s Github repo got hacked in 30 mins. How can open source projects fight supply chain attacks?

Homebrew’s Github repo got hacked in 30 mins. How can open source projects fight...

On 31st July 2018, Eric Holmes, a security researcher gained access to Homebrew's GitHub repo easily (He documents his experience in an in-depth Medium...
Top 5 cybersecurity assessment tools for networking professionals

Top 5 cybersecurity assessment tools for networking professionals

Security is one of the major concerns while setting up data centers in the cloud. Although firewalls and managed networking components are deployed by...

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