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“But I don’t want Windows 10”, Too bad.

Windows 10: Whether you want it or not

Extra, Extra, read all about it!  Microsoft forces millions users to download Windows 10 even if they have no intention of upgrading!

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My privacy concerns with Windows 10 and 4 ways to fix them.

Yippie Kai Yay.  Windows 10 is officially in the house. You know how I used to feel about Windows 10.  You know how to install Windows 10 in VirtualBox, You know about the security features in Windows 10.  You know about

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Fun with CUPP and Medusa in Kali Linux (Part 2 of 3)

Cracking passwords in Kali Linux

In the previous guide, I showed you how to use the Common User Password Profiler in Kali Linux.  Today, we’re going to crack passwords against that list.

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Using the Social Engineering Toolkit In Kali Linux

SET for Kali

Here’s a little known fact:  It’s a lot easier to trick a credulous user into dishing over his password than it is to crack it.  People are getting smarter with passwords.  It seems like hacked accounts are always in the

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Crypto 201: Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) – Cryptography for smarties (Part 3 of 3)

PKI with Vonnie, background image credit J. Triepke via Flickr

So let’s trace what happens when the certificate arrives at your computer.  I n the last post we talked about why it’s mathematically infeasible for someone to forge a root certificate signature.  I also showed you how to view the

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