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Technical Support Scam

2020-10-06T08:46:09+00:00Categories: Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A technical support scam refers to any class of telephone fraud activities in which a scammer claims to offer a legitimate technical support service. The scammers may pretend to be from a well-known tech company, such as Microsoft. The scammer will typically attempt to get the victim to allow remote access to their computer so [...]

8-Steps to Secure Your Computer

2020-09-23T04:09:03+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

8-Step to Secure Your Computer Whether you use your computer primarily for work tasks or personal use or both, it’s highly likely you want to keep it and its contents safe and secure. Keeping your computer secure helps you avoid malware and direct hacking attempts designed to steal your personal information. In this post, we’ll [...]

DMZ Networks

2020-09-22T07:04:01+00:00Categories: Network Security, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The subject of this post is DMZ networks. But what exactly are the DMZ networks? DMZ ((DeMilitarized Zone) is essentially a military and political term meaning a civilian area. The most famous example of a demilitarized zone right now is the demilitarized zone on the border between South Korea and North Korea:   In [...]

Five Phases of Ethical Hacking

2020-09-01T12:45:08+00:00Categories: Certified Ethical Hacker, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this post, we talked about the types of hackers. One of them is ethical hacker. We discuss about the five steps of ethical hacking now. Of course, not necessarily a hacker has to follow these 5 steps in a sequential manner: Note: Hacking is illegal. The only purpose of hacking is to secure [...]

Hacking & Hackers

2020-08-15T14:25:12+00:00Categories: Certified Ethical Hacker, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hacking refers to activities that seek to compromise digital devices, such as computers, smartphones, tablets, and even entire networks. In other words, hacking is identifying weakness in computer systems or networks to exploit its weaknesses to gain access. Businesses need to protect themselves against such attacks. Hacking is typically technical but hackers can also use [...]

Basics of Network Security

2020-08-14T07:15:24+00:00Categories: Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is essential for all organizations to protect their networks. With hackers increasing and becoming smarter day by day, the need to utilize network security tool becomes more and more impotent. Network security is any activity designed to protect the usability and integrity of network and data. In fact, network security is a term used [...]

Brute Force Attack

2020-08-14T07:31:06+00:00Categories: Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A brute force attack (exhaustive search) is a cryptographic hack that relies on guessing possible combinations of a targeted password until the correct password is discovered. This attack uses trial-and-error to guess login info, encryption keys, or find a hidden web page. Brute force attacks don’t employ an intellectual strategy. These attacks simply try using [...]

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

2020-09-02T05:37:26+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

TPM stands for trusted platform module. TPM also called is ISO/IEC 11889. TPM is an international standard for a secure cryptoprocessor, a dedicated microcontroller designed to secure hardware through integrated cryptographic keys. A TPM is actually a microchip on the motherboard of most servers and even today's clients. The main function of TPM is to [...]

OS Fingerprinting

2020-07-25T12:57:16+00:00Categories: Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If a hacker can determine what type of operating system a targeted computer is running, he or she can work to exploit the vulnerabilities present in that operating system. OS Fingerprinting is used by security professionals and hackers for mapping remote networks and determining which vulnerabilities might be present to exploit. In fact, it is [...]

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