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    Webcast: Thrift Store Cracking Server: Popping Hashes Guide
    (image was generated by Stable Diffusion, and is not an accurate representation of our cracking server 🙃) In the realm of penetration testing, the inevitable task of collecting and cracking password hashes arises. Whether conducting web application testing, uncovering symmetric secrets for JSON ...
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    Navigating Evolving Regulations: Staying Ahead of Change
    In today's rapidly expanding business world, the only constant seems to be change itself. One of ...
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    Ethics of Ethical Hacking
    Ethical hacking uses the principles and techniques of hackers to help businesses protect their ...
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    Current State of Security in Healthcare
    Healthcare organizations are a prime target for many malicious individuals and organizations in the ...
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    Security Concerns around Remote Employees
    In the cloud-based economy, businesses of every size are hiring remote employees. Remote employees ...
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    Ransomware and Scareware Pop-ups
    Every computer owner has had the heart-stopping moment where a popup comes up and says that your ...
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    Ransomware Intelligence Briefing
    Ransomware Intelligence Briefing Media reporting on the WannaCry ransomware campaign has contained ...
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    Place Your Right Hand On This Glass
    One of the hassles of the Yahoo! breach was clearly the coming-home-to-roost quality of the ...
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    You Must Be This Tall
    Imagine going in to do an incident response at a fairly large customer that has no visibility ...
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    Statement by Nick Selby on Bishop Fox / Muddy Waters Report
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement by Secure Ideas Response Team Director Nick Selby on the Report ...
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    SQLMap Beginnings: What and How
    Testing web based applications is not only fun but is often multi-faceted and challenging. Often ...
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    Reversing Type 7 Cisco Passwords
    While working on a recent pen test, I came across a few Cisco routers sitting on an internal ...
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