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This post follows up to Install Snort in Kali Linux, the easy way.
I am going to create some basic rules to use Snort as an IDS.
The first thing to do is defining what Snort has to protect as the Home network.
You need to edit its configuration file (/etc/snort/snort.conf) as follows:
Compliance is an essential part of any company’s information security strategies. It governs businesses’ best practices and ensures that they keep their customers’ information safe. Hackers and other cyber criminals only need to exploit one weak point to take down an entire system, so ensuring Network Security is essential to any organization that handles valuable data.
Researchers have now shown an a practical attack that they can guess a VISA card's card number, expiry date and CVV code in less than 6 seconds by guessing distributedly across around 1000 sites.
The attack requires a name of a VISA card holder - which you can acquire rather easily in the millions on the Internet or the dark web, and then the rest of the details are guessable by applying the distributed method of trying to confirm the varying details on different sites - sites will reply back when you get it right.
When I gave a talk at CCC about harm reduction for hackers, I included information from the only study on hackers and Aspergers that has ever been performed. The report is fascinating and I highly recommend giving it a read. What it found was surprising: Contrary to popular perceptions of hackers as unfeeling, detached, un-empathetic (Aspie or on the autism spectrum), it turns out that the hacker character is the opposite of the overly-analytical Sherlock who can't have relationships or friendships.
The leader of the country whose government presides over the data protection compliance of a host of global social media sites uses Gmail for government business.
Let’s just think about that for a second. The guy uses a service who in a2013 filing, while defending a data-mining lawsuit, said that people have “no legitimate expectation of Privacy in information” voluntarily turned over to third parties.
Today's Android Security Bulletin included a patch for the Dirty Cow vulnerability, a seven-year-old Linux bug that had yet to be patched by Google.
A new Google program OSS-Fuzz is aimed at continuously fuzzing open source software and has already detected over 150 bugs.
A research paper describes vulnerabilities enabling distributed guessing attacks which allow an attacker to collect payment card data across a number of sites without triggering alerts.
Researchers are tracking a new wave of DDoS attacks that rival Mirai when it comes to intensity and scope.
2,800 patient operations were cancelled in total, hospital confirms -- but no word on how Globe2 ransomware infection occurred.
The video sharing site remains one of the most visited websites on the internet.
State-controlled Russian bank VTB said Monday that its websites had been hit by a cyberattack but insisted its systems were still working "as normal".
"A DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack was carried out against VTB Group internet sites," Russia's second largest bank said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies.
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has confirmed that several government agencies, including its own systems, have been hit by the recent Shamoon 2.0 attacks, but downplayed the impact of the incident.
Threat actors working on a schedule similar to that of legitimate businesses recently launched large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks for ten days in a row, CloudFlare researchers warn.
EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.