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Wannacry

This article was interesting to me post from wired.com, so I decided to repost. On May 12 a strain of ransomware called WannaCry spread around the world, walloping hundreds of thousands of targets, including public utilities and large corporations. Notably, … Continue reading

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How Hackers Manipulate And Compromise Business Email

Business email compromise is an attack that targets customers or employees that work with your external-facing business associates. Here’s an overview of how it might work: Customer A (we will call them Able for this scenario) falls for a phishing … Continue reading

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DOD Announces Digital Vulnerability Disclosure Policy and “Hack the Army” Kick-Off Press Operations Release No: NR-413-16 Nov. 21, 2016

Building on the success of the “Hack the Pentagon” bug bounty pilot in which hackers from across the country were provided legal authorization to spot vulnerabilities in specific Department of Defense networks in return for cash payments, the Department of … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Home Network Security – Limit Privileged User Accounts

  In your computer operating system, the privileged administrator (or root) account has the ability to access any information and change any configuration on your system. Therefore, web or email delivered malware or viruses can more easily compromise your system … Continue reading

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Loading OMD Centos 5.8 (article copied from Maxwhale better way to install nagios)

I experienced the following error using Cento 5.8 and omd-0.56-rh60-29.x86_64.rpm so this article had the solution that worked for me! Missing Dependency: boost-program-options is needed by package install epel repository on CentOS 6 rpm -Uvh http://mirror.unl.edu/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm Install epel repository on … Continue reading

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