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Two ways to respond to the recent CIA and Vault7 Wikileaks exposures

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In case you’ve been living in a cave without electricity for a few days, on March 7th, 2017, WikiLeaks leaked a collection of almost 9,000 documents allegedly from the CIA related to a project known as Vault7.  The CIA issued an

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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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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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Start to finish: Cracking a Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator account (Part 1 of 2)

Cracking Windows Server 2012 R2

I want you to imagine your best friend from college challenges you to a duel. Here’s the deal: you both graduated with honors from ivy league schools but your careers bifurcated down different paths.  You decided to work in corporate

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