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USB Password Recovery (STEALER)
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January 1, 2016

Copy the program exe's to a flash drive (NOTE: you con find them using google and this is for people who are already a working IT tech or pentester not the average person so don't ask where to get the files as you should already know) NEXT --> Copy all programs to a USB Drive (DO NOT INSTALL THEM TO ...

Up-to-Date ACFE Certified Fraud Examiner CFE Exam Questions For Guaranteed Success
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January 1, 2016

How To Pass ACFE CFE CFE Exam Test In First AttemptHave you registered for ACFE CFE CFE exam? If your answer is positive then you need to quickly start preparing for the exam. There is never enough time because the room of improvement is always there. Now you must be wondering how to prepare and what resources/preparatory material to choose ...

Unusual Experience With Honeypot
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January 1, 2016

Quite a while since my last post on cybrary but here it goes as it seems a relevant topic. I have run honeypots for quite a few years, on and off, but I have never before seen the intrusions attempts I am getting nowadays. This is on one of my current honeypot (Cowrie. a fork of Kippo), which is part ...

Unknown User Hitting Servers
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January 1, 2016

I wanted to ask a question in regards to a strange activity that we are noticing within our Domain Controllers and one of our servers, our SIEM is alerting in regards to an unknown user account with the name 1B9E3760. We have checked all of our servers for any local service accounts or scripts. We haven't found where this activity ...

Two Factor Authentication For Network Devices??
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January 1, 2016

Greetings: Nice to e-meet you all. I have a question regarding a new regulation that is addressed to financial institutions. Basically, this regulation establishes that all network devices in a corporate network, such as routers, switches, firewall, etc.. must have the capability to login into the admin console with a two-factor authentication technology. I know this sounds kind of weird ...

[Tutorial] How To Set-up Pentesting Lab - Part 1
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January 1, 2016

So, if you are new to Hacking and Pentesting and you want to practice your skills, you might have one or most of these issues : 1. Finding a target that is live and safe to penetrate. 2. Even when found, testing these targets is unethical and could put them in jail. 3. Thinking setting up a vulnerable lab is ...

[Tutorial] How To EXPLOIT HEARTBLEED (0day Vulnerable)
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January 1, 2016

Hello ..today am gonna show you that how to exploit hearbleed vulnerability on web server 1) Kali linux 1.5 or above 2)setup apache2 server 3)using python script(for exploitation) step 1 : download the exploitation script from here https://gist.github.com/sh1n0b1/10100394 step 2: copy it to the leafpad and save it with .py eg : hb.py step 3: start apache server ( You ...

Troubleshooting During Apt-get Update :(
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January 1, 2016

root@Kali:~# apt-get update Hit:1 https://ftp.ne.jp/Linux/packages/kali/kali kali-rolling InRelease Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/debtags", line 694, in main() File "/usr/bin/debtags", line 688, in main sys.exit(action.main(args)) File "/usr/bin/debtags", line 632, in main for pkg, tags in self.tags\from\apt(): File "/usr/bin/debtags", line 256, in tags\from\apt cache = self.apt\cache File "/usr/bin/debtags", line 241, in apt\cache res = self.\apt\cache = apt.Cache() File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 113, ...

Troubleshooting Acronym
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January 1, 2016

Hey everyone, Just a potential helpful mnemonic device if anyone is having trouble remembering the CompTIA A+ order of operations for troubleshooting (Link to the lesson here - Troubleshooting Theory). I Emailed The President Via Desktop Identify problem Establish a theory of probable cause Test theory Plan of action Verify full functionality/preventative maintenance Document findings, actions, and outcomes Hope this ...

Too Old To Start Career In IT?
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January 1, 2016

Hi community, I was wondering what ages people started their IT careers? According to what I read about the instructors here on Cybrary and from coursebooks I purchase most people seem to start early within IT ( 20-26). I am definately not within that age bracket through I am under 40. I did meet a guy who got into IT ...