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How Do VPNs Work?

We talk about VPNs (virtual private networks) a lot and how important they are to information security. But we rarely discuss how they work or what they’re doing. So today, we’re going to dive in a little deeper and attempt to visualize the process to get a better understanding of why we all should use VPNs, especially on public networks. VPNs For Beginners VPNs are subscription-based services that encrypt your

DOWNLOAD: The 7 Types of Highly Effective Hackers

Digital Transformation: is impacting every aspect of business—shaping growth, transforming products, optimizing operations, and empowering employees. But with these extraordinary opportunities comes many questions about how IT leadership can effectively evolve their organizations, while still securing their data against the threat of increasingly severe cyberattacks. THE THREAT LANDSCAPE. The rapidly dissolving IT perimeter has created new targets for hackers. And hackers are becoming much more skilled and organized. As a

Muslim Activists Hacked Isis Mailing List Hours After Terrorists Claimed it was Unhackable

Muslim hackers have attacked Isis’s propaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”. After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targeting its Amaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security. “In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic. “We can now handle

How to Protect Yourself from a Cyberattack

Hackers are a major pain in the side of industry and private consumers. While that may be true, the term “cyberattack” is used increasingly loosely in the same way that getting “hacked” also appears to apply to leaving your Facebook account logged in. Real cyberattacks consist of a concerted effort to breach a target’s defenses. They occur almost daily, mostly aimed at businesses with private information to steal, such as

What is “Penetration Testing or Pentesting?”

Far more exciting than the ballpoint variety, modern pentesting encompasses an extremely wide range of operations by a single person or team to do one thing: break in. This may include security audits, analysis, discussions, scans, stealth attacks, phishing or even physically sneaking around and plugging into networks. While the need for security testing is nothing new, pen testing has seen a large growth in recent years as product or application developers, CEOs and administrators want

Cyber Forensic Investigation: Do It Yourself Here

A Forensic Investigation helps the organisation collecting and analyzing the data as evidence. The data collected by forensic investigation can be used as a proof in a court. Because of this, data must be protected in a safe way and needs to be prevented  from modification. What do you mean by forensic investigation? Forensic investigation means to analyse the data from the computer and collect it as a proof if