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Configure Node.js Server on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Like many successful dot-com era startups, Amazon found itself with an enviable problem at the turn of the century: the scale of their business had grown beyond the capacities of any available pre-packaged software solutions. AWS calls their individual data centers Availability Zones or AZs. Each data center has multiple redundant power and bandwidth providers, […]

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How to Fix Common SSL Issues on WordPress

Despite some high profile security issues, SSL (and TLS) remain the standards for ensuring secure communications and commerce on the web, and has seen dramatic growth in recent years. When SSL was conceived and introduced, a relatively small number of businesses had websites, and even fewer were managing commerce or critical aspects of business operations […]

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[RCE] Exploitation of Microsoft Office/WordPad – CVE-2017-0199 [Tutorial]

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Office and WordPad parse specially crafted files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Exploitation of this vulnerability […]