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Internet security is a branch of computer security specifically related to not only Internet, often involving browser security and the World Wide Web, but also network security as it applies to other applications or operating systems as a whole

Ethical Hacking – Famous Hackers

We will have a brief synopsis of some of the famous Hackers and how they became famous. Jonathan James Jonathan James was an American hacker, illfamous as the first juvenile sent...

Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Concepts

There are six basic approaches to intrusion-detection and prevention. Some of these methods are implemented in various software packages, and others are simply strategies that an organisation...

How Firewalls work and Types of Firewalls

To control access to a system we need firewalls. A firewall is a device (usually a router or a computer) installed between the internal network of an organization and...

Law and Network Security

An increasing number of legal issues affect how administrators approach network security. If your organisation is a publicly traded company, a government agency, or does business with...

Common Examples of Social Engineering

Let us try to understand the concept of Social Engineering attacks through some examples. Example 1 You must have noticed old company documents being thrown into dustbins as garbage. These documents...

Introduction to Network Security

Computer data often travels from one computer to another, leaving the safety of its protected physical surroundings. Once the data is out of hand, people with bad intention could...

Threat Classification

Your network certainly faces real security threats, and these threats can manifest themselves in a variety forms. There are different ways one might choose to classify the...

Security Terminology

Security professionals have specific terminology. Individuals or system administrators having experience in network administration are probably already familiar with most of these terms. Although most hacking terminology...

Burp Suite 2.0 beta now available

Burp Suite 2.0 beta is now available to Professional users. This is a major upgrade, with a host of new features, including: A new crawler, able to automatically handle sessions,...

Windows Firewalls

Windows first started shipping a primitive firewall, called Internet Connection Firewall (ICF), with Windows 2000. It was very simple. Each version of Windows since then has expanded...