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How to become a hacker

The Weekend Penetration Testing Lab Creation Bootcamp

Have you ever wondered how to become a hacker? How are the bad guys breaching organizations and not getting caught?  Okay, maybe you’ve seen some videos online but the truth is the only way you’ll learn how to hack is

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Valve ran out of steam this Christmas

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In case you didn’t catch today’s news, Steam, an online gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation, suffered an egregious security breach today. Okay, well, technically it wasn’t a security breach, it was a cache control problem, but it sure felt like one

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Cryptolocker new and improved: Cryptowall 4.0

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It’s been a long day.  You’re tired… heck you’re exasperated.  You prop your elbows on your desk and sink your chin into both palms. What a pleasant respite from the day… today was nuts Suddenly an email pops in your

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Did you know Experian was recently hacked?

Experian Hacked

When you walk into a T-Mobile store or apply for a cellular plan online or over the phone, T-Mobile runs a credit check on to make sure you’re good for repayment.  But here’s the big news: if you applied between

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Start to finish: Cracking a Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator account (Part 2 of 2)

Cracking Windows Server 2012 R2

In the previous guide I showed you how to steal password hashes from a Windows Server 2012 appliance. We saved the hash to a USB drive and are now sitting at our Kali Linux laptop back home in our basement.

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