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Blacklists Part of a defense in depth strategy for cyber security is having the hostile attacker deal with multiple obstacles before reaching the his objective. You can thwart many script kiddies with a just a couple layers. However, a determined attacker, won’t stop after encountering your firewall and anti-virus. Do yourself a favor and add another Read more about Blacklists[…]
Yahoo accounts for at least 500 million users was stolen apparently from back in 2014. The information may have included usernames, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, security questions and answers, Yahoo said.
When creating web applications these days security must come first. Building the application without security and then attempting to retrofit it with security after the fact is a fruitless exercise. There will always be an excuse from upper management that it isn’t a high enough priority to secure it properly, “just fix the worst vulnerabilities and quickly Read more about My Application Security Notes[…]
Go to https://www.npmjs.com/ to get npm. npm -l npm adduser npm bin npm bin -g npm config set <key> <value> npm config get [<key>] npm config delete <key> npm config list npm config ls -l npm config edit npm set <key> <value> npm get [<key>] npm dedupe [pkg pkg…] npm deprecate <pkg>[@<version>] <message> npm docs Read more about Command Examples with npm[…]
Palo Alto Networks released an update to PAN-OS yesterday, which patches five vulnerabilities: Critical – Unauthenticated Buffer Overflow in GlobalProtect/SSL VPN Web Interface (PAN-SA-2016-0005). High – Unauthenticated Command Injection in Management Web Interface (PAN-SA-2016-0003). Medium – Unauthenticated Stack Exhaustion in GlobalProtect/SSL VPN Web Interface (PAN-SA-2016-0004). Medium – ESM Console XSS vulnerability (PAN-SA-2016-0001). Low – Command Injection in Command Line Interface Read more about 5 New Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS Vulnerabilities[…]
Buffer Overflow in glibc (CVE-2015-7547) Are you affected? Existing Gingsoft Online Vulnerability Scanner customers will get a free scan for this once the scanner plugin is updated. We will then provide you via email if we see that you are vulnerable as well as sending the scan report. You can check your version of glibc Read more about Buffer Overflow in glibc DNS Client Side Resolver[…]
This vulnerability, CVE 2016-1287, should get your attention if you are using any of the Cisco ASA firewalls listed below, you should patch immediately: Cisco ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls Cisco ASA Services Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Read more about Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerability on Cisco ASA Firewalls[…]
While conducting an Air Assault on a wireless network, my weapon of choice is the Aircrack-ng suite. The suite contains around 18 tools depending on the version, but I will only mention a few here (Airmon-ng, Airodump-ng, Aireplay-ng, and most famously Aircrack-ng). I used a separate application named Crunch to create a brute-force dictionary. Airmon-ng (Enable Read more about How to Crack WPA2 PSK with Aircrack-ng[…]
The Metasploit Framework is not something that runs out and exploits all available targets automatically. This is not a script kiddie tool for aiming and pulling a trigger. This a serious toolbox full of modules, exploits, and payload templates. You need to know how to put it all together to get anything meaningful out of Read more about My Metasploit Framework Notes[…]
I’ve been noticing this for weeks now. A massive NTP amplification attack from Guangzhou China on Roseville California.