Reviews
  • Computer Incident Response and Forensics Team Management

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Monday, 21 July 2014.

    In this day and age, it's only a matter of time when an organization's systems and networks will be breached by cyber attackers. Having an internal security incident response team (SIRT) should a no-brainer (if the budget allows, of course). This book aims to teach how to manage such a team, help you decide when it's the time to had over the investigation to a forensics team, and how to manage that team, as well.

  • Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Thursday, 10 July 2014.

    There are many people out there fascinated by the idea of penetration testing, but they believe they could never learn to do it, or haven't got a clue on where to start. This book aims to be the first book that aspiring pentesters will pick up and, according to the author, the only thing they need to know before working though it is to install software on their computer.

  • Web application penetration testing with ImmuniWeb

    | by Berislav Kucan - Tuesday, 27 May 2014.

    Switzerland-based ethical hacking and penetration testing experts High-Tech Bridge recently released an interesting security product that uses a hybrid approach towards web application security testing.

    Based on years of experience, the new ImmuniWeb offering is a Software-as-a-Service tool that combines manual and automated penetration testing in a cost effective way.

  • Secure public WiFi with avast! SecureLine for iOS

    | by Mirko Zorz - Editor in Chief - Monday, 19 May 2014.

    While constant Internet connectivity can be useful, it does create many privacy and security issues whose existence remains a mystery for the majority of mobile users.

    If you connect to untrusted networks on a regular basis, and most users do, you should consider a VPN solution. It's a simple way to make your online experience on the move more private as well as secure.

  • Thecus N5550 NAS Server inside and out

    | by Mirko Zorz - Friday, 25 April 2014.

    Having a backup drive has become essential. Those serious about their storage needs turn to NAS devices. Like most tech available today, those range from introductory models with a modest set of features, to complex powerhouses with a myriad of options.

    What I'm taking a look at here is a fairly complex device whose feature list is anything but basic. The Thecus N5550 is a five-bay NAS powered by an Intel Atom Processor D2550 (1.86GHz Dual Core) and 2 GB of DDR3 RAM.




Spotlight

Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


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