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Netflix security engineers report several TCP networking vulnerabilities in FreeBSD and Linux kernels

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Yesterday, the security engineers at Netflix reported several TCP networking vulnerabilities in FreeBSD and Linux kernels. Out of these vulnerabilities, the most serious one...
What does it mean to be a hacker? Adrian Pruteanu explains in the Packt Podcast

Listen: We discuss what it means to be a hacker with Adrian Pruteanu [Podcast]

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With numerous high profile security breaches in recent years, cybersecurity feels like a particularly urgent issue. But while the media - and, indeed, the...
Kali Linux 2018.1 released

Kali Linux 2019.1 released with support for Metasploit 5.0

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Yesterday, Kali Linux’s first release for 2019 was announced. Kali Linux 2019.1 comes with a variety of changes and new features including, support for...
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Security experts, Wolf Halton and Bo Weaver, discuss pentesting and cybersecurity [Interview]

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This is Part 2 of the interview with our two Kali Linux experts, Wolf Halton, and Bo Weaver, on using Kali Linux for pentesting....

Kali Linux 2018 for testing and maintaining Windows security – Wolf Halton and Bo...

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Microsoft Windows is one of the two most common OSes, and managing its security has spawned the discipline of Windows security. Kali Linux is...
Day Against DRM is back

Metasploit 5.0 released!

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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...
Top 5 Cybersecurity Myths Debunked

Phish for passwords using DNS poisoning [Tutorial]

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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

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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 !

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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

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

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Win-KeX Version 2.0 from Kali Linux

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We have been humbled by the amazing response to our recent launch of Win-KeX. After its initial release, we asked ourselves if that is...

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