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BackTrack Forensics

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Intrusion detection and log analysis Intrusion detection is a method used to monitor malicious activity on a...

Planning the lab environment

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Getting ready To get the best result after setting up your lab, you should plan it properly...

Building an app using Backbone.js

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Building a Hello World app For building the app you will need the necessary script files and...

So, what is Metasploit?

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) In the IT industry, we have various flavors of operating systems ranging from Mac, Windows, *nix...

Exploitation Basics

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Basic terms of exploitation The basic terms of exploitation are explained as follows: Vulnerability: A vulnerability is a...

Quick start – Using Burp Proxy

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) At the top of Burp Proxy, you will notice the following three tabs: intercept: HTTP requests and...

Penetration Testing and Setup

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Penetration Testing goes beyond an assessment by evaluating identified vulnerabilities to verify if the vulnerability is...

Wireless Attacks in Kali Linux

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In this article, by Willie L. Pritchett, author of the Kali Linux Cookbook, we will learn about the various wireless attacks. These days, wireless...

Social-Engineer Toolkit

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Social engineering is an act of manipulating people to perform actions that they don't intend to...

Web app penetration testing in Kali

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Web apps are now a major part of today's World Wide Web. Keeping them safe and...

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Top 6 Cybersecurity Books from Packt to Accelerate Your Career

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With new technology threats, rising international tensions, and state-sponsored cyber-attacks, cybersecurity is more important than ever. In organizations worldwide, there is not only a dire need for cybersecurity...

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