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Partitions of Active Directory
By: D3f3nd3r
January 22, 2018

There are four partitions in an active directory: SCHEMA PARTITIONIt is the place where domain controller stores the information’s of objects and their attributes by the help of schema master role. DOMAIN PARTITIONIt is the place of active directory database where the information’s of domains will be stored with the help of domain ...

Why Do You Need a VPN?
By: David Balaban
January 21, 2018

Virtual private networks, or VPN are in high demand now. More and more people access their confidential data using public networks. Therefore, the threat of theft of this data has substantially increased. Here's what you need to know about it. What does the VPN do? Virtual private networks provide ...

How to Evade AV with OWASP-ZSC - Part 1
By: mkrishna
January 20, 2018

Among the tools available to create shell-code capable of going undetected by  Anti-Virus (AV) software, OWASP-ZSC ( Z ero-day S hell C ode) may be the most versatile. Shellcode is basically instructions  that executed when the code is injected into a running application such SMB and other vulnerable services and applications. Buffer overflows are  most often ...

Tracking IP info with its Metadata
By: Shaquib Izhar
January 19, 2018

  What is Metadata Metadata provide information about other data. It is simply a description of data. Metadata contain some elements described below : Who created it and when Who last modified it and when Tags and its categories ...

Error Based Injection
By: D3f3nd3r
January 18, 2018

Error Based Injection Error based injection mainly concentrated on Hacking Microsoft powered technologies like asp and aspx. Error based injection works on MS-SQL database and is bit different from the previous attack that is Union Based injection deployed on My-SQL database.• Here Database will be Ms-Sql Database:MY-SQL : PHPMS-SQL :  .asp or .aspx Difference between Union and Error ...

Audit in Action: Your Blueprint to a Unified Security Approach
By: Olivia
January 17, 2018

We’re pleased to be partnering with Cisco for this post. Scroll down to see a chance to win! Only Fortune 100s need to worry about cybersecurity, right? Unfortunately, this is a mindset that many individuals, small business owners, and even corporations believed. We now know that it simply isn’t the case. All ...

Top IT Certifications: Must Do in 2018
By: dhananjaykumar61
January 17, 2018

What makes you valuable in this highly competitive IT industry? An Experience, experience with knowledge and what else?   With these two you need to be tech-trained and have one of the top IT certifications. Acquiring a globally recognized professional certification is ...

Convert MBOX to PST for Outlook Import
By: rollinsduke
January 17, 2018

Convert MBOX to PST to Import them in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 Now everybody can easily convert MBOX to PST format to import MBOX files to Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 editions by using best MBOX to PST converter which comes with a lot of technically advanced features which make it special software comparing to ...

AWS: Your Complete Guide
By: Olivia
January 16, 2018

Even those new to IT have probably heard that everyone is “moving to the cloud.” This transition from standard infrastructure is thanks in large part to Amazon Web Services .Currently, AWS offers “over 90 fully featured services for computing, storage, networking, analytics, application services, deployment, identity and access management, directory services, security. All of these services ...

How SSL Certificates Really Work
By: Romansh Yadav
January 16, 2018

SSL stands for secure socket layer.  The SSL certificate is used to create an encrypted connection between user/browser and the server. So, let’s start from very basic. When you type Google in your browser, your browser sends this request to DNS server and DNS ...