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URL-shortening services, offered by and and becomes a popular target of attacks. After reading the article you will probably not automatically click on the shortened URL! Originally the process of shortening URLs was developed to prevent damage to the URL in the e-mail...
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Viruses (Multi-page thread 1 2)
I have decided to write an article just to cover the types of viruses and what they all do, in short. There are 8 types of viruses: Polymorphic Virus Stealth Virus Retrovirus Multipartite Virus Armored Virus Companion Virus Phage Virus
Well I wrote the article about viruses and said that I will write this article about the types of attacks and how to protect yourself against these attacks. There are alot of different attacks but I'm going to cover only these: Eavesdropping Snooping Interception Modification Attacks...
I hope you have read the previous article I wrote on the different types of attacks you get as a whole and liked it. This article will cover the most common TCP and UDP attacks. I will therefore cover the following TCP attacks: TCP SYN or TCP ACK Flood Attack TCP Sequence Number Attack TCP/IP...
Introduction The basic purpose of a firewall is to isolate one network from another. Firewalls are becoming available as appliances, meaning they are installed in to the network between two networks. Appliances are free standing objects that operate in a largely self contained manner, requiring...
Authentication proves that a user or system is actually who they say they are. This is one of the most critical parts of a security system. It's part of a process that is also reffered to as identification and authentication (I&A). The identification process start when a user ID or logon name is...
What is linux and why should we use it? Linux is a fast growing operating system, and it is inexpensive and flexible. Linux is also a major player in the small and mid-sized server field, and itís an increasingly viable platform for workstation and desktop use as well. By understanding Linux,...
I wrote this because it really worked for me a few times and I hope it does for you too, all you need is very a gullible target. As we all know, a Trojan is very likely to be picked up by AV, what you need is Netcat, netcat opens a port on a computer for access (If used correctly by a batch file...
Introduction Have you ever wondered how everyone creates trainers for games that allow you to get infinite ammo, health, weapons, money, and whatever else the game supports? What they do is find the memory addresses of that feature and put it into the program. Iím going to show you how to get...
This is an easy way to get Administrator privileges on a restricted network. This is ideal for a school or work setting. DISCLAIMER: This is only on the computer that you do the procedure on, not the whole network. So you ask, Why is way? Well it is virtually undetectable to the tech guys. Since...
How to change the administrator password First you will want to download a software named WINTERNALS as an iso image at, once you done that burn it to a cd with an iso burner software. Once thats done you will turn the computer that you want to change the password off and...
How does Portscanning works? That is not a question asked wery often, but still it is important to know if you want to really understand what's happening when you launch a portscan. In this document i will explain how to stealth scan and how it works. The first thing you must know...
Many new users are concerned about the low level of system resources available to them. Much of the problem can be due to the number of programs which are loaded and run when the system starts up. In an effort to clarify what these programs are and whether they are necessary the following list...
Some common places background applications initiate are: autoexec.bat and config.sys in the root directory C:\ load= and run= in Win.ini in the C:\Windows folder section of System.ini also in C:\Windows section of System.ini, look for lines with an .exe and path at the bottom of...
This is a password hack but it clears the BIOS such that the next time you start the PC, the CMOS does not ask for any password. Now if you are able to bring the DOS prompt up, then you will be able to change the BIOS setting to the default. To clear the CMOS do the following: Get DOS prompt and...
A little trick we use to get info out of intented target... For this you only need a webserver that works fine with php and the gd libary. First create a new folder on the webserv and put this file in it: .htaccess with the text:ForceType application/x-httpd-phpIt tells the server to treat...
Warning and disclaimer: *********************** This article is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this article or the information presented within it. In this article, I will detail the...
Warning and disclaimer: *********************** This article is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this article or the information presented within it. After researching for the last...
Introduction Footprinting is the process through which an attacker goes about surveying a chosen target. Think of it as an organized military attack, you wouldn't blindly walk into somewhere without having done some research into the target, even having a large amount of firepower won't help....