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Nessus with Metasploit — Track and Hack

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Networks play an important role in a sysadmin's life. But have you ever wondered about the security of your network, or tried to find...

Advanced Nmap: NMap Script Scanning

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In previous articles, we have studied NMap in great detail, including live scanning a firewall and verifying the recommendations. Now, it's time to study...

Securing Apache, Part 7: Fool-proofing the Server OS

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Moving deeper into Web application and Apache security, let's now focus on OS commanding attacks, and those that lead to the disclosure of crucial...

Digital Forensic Analysis Using BackTrack, Part 1

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Digital forensics, the art of recovering and analysing the contents found on digital devices such as desktops, notebooks/netbooks, tablets, smartphones, etc., was little-known a...

Advanced Nmap: Scanning Firewalls Continued

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The previous article detailed methods to scan an IPCop-based firewall in a test environment. The scan output revealed several open ports, which could lead...

Metasploit 101 with Meterpreter Payload

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The Metasploit framework is well known in the realm of exploit development. It is a standalone tool for security researchers, penetration testers and IDS/IPS...

Securing Apache, Part 6: Attacks on Session Management

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In this part of the series, we are going to concentrate on attacks on session management. Application-level attacks on the session is about obtaining...

Advanced Nmap: Scanning Firewalls

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After four articles on Nmap , which explained a number of command-line options for scan technique specification, target specification, port specifications, host discovery, evasion...

Securing Apache, Part 5: HTTP Message Architecture

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In the last four articles in this series, we have discussed SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, XST and XSHM attacks, and security solutions. This article...

Advanced Nmap: FIN Scan & OS Detection

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Nmap is a fantastic tool, and I just can't refrain from praising it, every time I use it. The earlier articles in this series...