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Linux System Reconnaissance [Top Linux Commands]

In the early 90’s GNU/Linux systems consisted of little more than a beta – quality Linux kernel and a small collection of software ported from the GNU project. It was a true hacker’s operating system. There were no CD?ROM’s or GUI installation tools; everything had to be compiled and configured by the end user. Like all […]

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Report Bulk Malicious URLs to Windows Defender Security Intelligence (WDSI)

Windows Defender Security Intelligence (WDSI), formerly known as Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC), is committed to helping Microsoft customers. With Windows Defender Security Intelligence (WDSI) you can explore in-depth threat encyclopedia for information about threat types and other specific malwares. With WDSI, you can even submit any malicious file for malware analysis where microsoft researchers […]

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Drupal 7 Exploitation with Metasploit Framework [SQL Injection]

Drupal 7 includes a database abstraction API to ensure that queries executed against the database are sanitized to prevent SQL injection attacks. A vulnerability in this API allows an attacker to send specially crafted requests resulting in arbitrary SQL execution. Depending on the content of the requests this can lead to privilege escalation, arbitrary PHP […]

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File Recovery using Foremost [Kali Linux]

Foremost is a console program to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. This process is commonly referred to as data carving. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd, Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive. The headers and footers can be specified by a […]

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Post Exploitation with PowerShell Empire 2.3.0 [Detailed Tutorial]

The post exploitation phase begins after you have compromised one or more systems but you’re not even close to being done yet. Post exploitation is always a critical component in any penetration test. This is where you differentiate yourself from the average, run-of-the-mill hacker and actually provide valuable information and intelligence from your penetration test. […]

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20 Basic Computer Questions With Answers

1. What was the original system board speed of the ATX board? A. 33 MHz B. 60 MHz C. 66 MHz D. 100 MHz 2. Which bus architecture supports 32-bit / 64-bit cards and transfers information at 33 MHz? A. ISA B. EISA C. AGP D. PCI 3. Which motherboard component is responsible for charging […]

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ShellShock and BeEF Framework – Exploitation Tutorial

In a previous tutorial, we successfully exploited the ShellShock Vulnerability with Metasploit Framework and Burp Suite. And in this article we’ll gonna exploit the same vulnerability with BeEF Framework which is one of the most popular Browser Exploitation Framework but it is not actively maintained by the developers. BeEF allows the professional penetration tester to […]

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ShellShock Exploitation with BurpSuite [PentesterLab] – CVE-2014-6271

This is an exercise from PentesterLab to reproduce & demonstrate how to exploit CVE-2014-6271 [ShellShock Vulnerability]. Download Vulnerable ISO – https://www.pentesterlab.com/exercises/cve-2014-6271 Size: 19 MB OS Type: Linux A flaw was found in the way Bash evaluated certain specially crafted environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell […]

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Cyber Security And Ethical hacking – MCQ With Answers – Part 4

Question 142. Which of the following is often one of the most overlooked areas of security? A. Operational B. Technical C. Internet D. Physical Answer 142. Option D. Explanation: Physical security is one of the most overlooked areas of security. Question 143. A hacker who plants a rogue wireless access point on a network in […]

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Cyber Security And Ethical hacking – MCQ With Answers – Part 3

Question 95. What is the Ping of Death? A. Sending packets that, when reassembled, are too large for the system to understand B. Sending very large packets that cause a buffer overflow C. Sending packets very quickly to fill up the receiving buffer D. Sending TCP packet with the fragment offset out of bounds Answer […]

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Cyber Security And Ethical hacking – MCQ With Answers – Part 2

Question 48. What is the process of hiding text within an image called? A. Steganography B. Encryption C. Spyware D. Keystroke logging Answer 48. Option A. Explanation: Steganography is the process of hiding text within an image. Question 49. What is a rootkit? A. A simple tool to gain access to the root of the […]

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Cyber Security And Ethical hacking – MCQ With Answers – Part 1

Question 1. Which of the following statements best describes a white-hat hacker? A. Security professional B. Former black hat C. Former grey hat D. Malicious hacker Answer 1. Option A. Explanation: A white-hat hacker is a “good” guy who uses his skills for defensive purposes. Question 2. A security audit performed on the internal network […]

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Exploitation of ShellShock Vulnerability with BadBash Tool

In a previous article, we have described the ShellShock vulnerability and in this article we show how to exploit this vulnerability using the BadBash Script. BadBash is a CVE-2014-6271 RCE exploit tool. The basic version only checks for the HTTP CGI site and only provides netcat reverse shell on port 1234. If you want to […]

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Linux Privilege Escalation With Kernel Exploit – [8572.c]

In a previous tutorial, we used Metasploit Framework to gain a low-level shell through meterpreter on the target system (Metasploitable2 Machine) by exploiting the ShellShock vulnerability. But that low level shell is not root shell, it means you can’t run all system level command. To run all root or system level commands, you must escalate […]