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Metasploit 5.0 released!

Last week, the Metasploit team announced the release of its fifth version, Metasploit 5.0. This latest update introduces multiple new features including Metasploit’s new...
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Phish for passwords using DNS poisoning [Tutorial]

Phishing refers to obtaining sensitive information such as passwords, usernames, or even bank details, and so on. Hackers or attackers lure customers to share...

What you need to know about VPNFilter Malware Attack

Have you heard about the latest VPNFilter Malware attack? In brief, the software networking firm and its network analysis department known as ‘Talos’ identified a...
Parrot 4.0 is out !

Parrot 4.0 is out !

Parrot, a Debian-based platform, announced the release of its latest version, Parrot 4.0. This release puts an end to all the development and testing...
Pentest tool in focus: Metasploit

Pentest tool in focus: Metasploit

Security over the web is of the highest priority these days as most of our transactions and storage takes place on the web. Our...
rules of engagement

5 pen testing rules of engagement: What to consider while performing Penetration testing

Penetration testing and ethical hacking are proactive ways of testing web applications by performing attacks that are similar to a real attack that could...
Pentest tool in focus: Metasploit

Kali Linux 2018.2 released

Offensive security released their second incremental update on Kali Linux i.e Kali Linux 2018.2.  This release comprises of all the updated packages and bug...
NetSpectre attack exploits data from CPU memory

Vevo’s YouTube account Hacked: Popular videos deleted

In this ever-growing technology era, one has to ensure the data they put on the internet is in safe hands. No matter which platform...
Kali Linux 2018.1 released

Kali Linux 2018.1 released

Kali Linux 2018.1, the first of the many versions of Kali Linux for this year is now available. This release contains all the updates...

Vulnerability Assessment

"Finding a risk is learning, Ability to identify risk exposure is a skill and exploiting it is merely a choice" In this article by Vijay...

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UK’s NCSC report reveals significant ransomware, phishing, and supply chain threats...

Last week, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published a report on cyber incident trends in the UK from October 2018 to April...

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