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Russia-linked state-sponsored hackers launch fresh attacks by abusing latest red team tool
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Russia-linked state-sponsored hackers launch fresh attacks by abusing latest red team tool

Researchers said the new tool has evaded the detection of many leading security products and is quickly growing in popularity
6 Jul 2022
Kali Linux creators announce free cyber security sessions delivered live on Twitch
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Kali Linux creators announce free cyber security sessions delivered live on Twitch

The brand-new initiative is aimed at reaching more aspiring certified pen-testers through twice-weekly livestreamed lessons
9 Jun 2022
Ethical hackers handed lifeline in controversial US cyber crime review
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Ethical hackers handed lifeline in controversial US cyber crime review

The DoJ's latest ruling is a boon to "good-faith security research" but some argue that white hats are still not protected
20 May 2022
How do you become an ethical hacker?
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How do you become an ethical hacker?

We examine what certifications do you need, what jobs are available and how much you can expect to be paid
29 Apr 2022
Darktrace acquires attack surface management startup Cybersprint
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Darktrace acquires attack surface management startup Cybersprint

The €47.5 million deal marks Darktrace’s first acquisition in its nine-year history
23 Feb 2022
Train firm slammed over 'bonus' phishing test
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Train firm slammed over 'bonus' phishing test

Security experts suggest businesses use other 'lures' to avoid upsetting workers in the current climate
11 May 2021
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
9 Apr 2021
What is penetration testing?
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What is penetration testing?

Sure, you’ve got your firewall – but is your business really safe from cyber attacks?
30 Mar 2021
Taking a proactive approach to cyber security
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Taking a proactive approach to cyber security

A complete guide to penetration testing
24 Mar 2021
80% of cyber professionals say the Computer Misuse Act is working against them
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80% of cyber professionals say the Computer Misuse Act is working against them

techUK report calls for "rapid modernisation" of the 30-year-old law that's "stifling" penetration testing
20 Nov 2020
Active vs passive reconnaissance
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Active vs passive reconnaissance

Exploring essential tools of both ethical and malicious hackers alike
19 Nov 2020
How cyber attack simulations differ from penetration tests and vulnerability scanning
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How cyber attack simulations differ from penetration tests and vulnerability scanning

Exploring the Cymulate Edge
18 Nov 2020
How to install Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi
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How to install Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi

Follow these simple steps to install the penetration testing software on the compact computer for mobile hacking
22 Sep 2020
Ethics of red team security testing questioned in new report
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Ethics of red team security testing questioned in new report

Research finds employees are far more likely to put up with red team testing if it's not conducted on themselves
3 Feb 2020
What is Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS)?
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What is Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS)?

Explaining the latest security tool helping organisations identify and rectify vulnerabilities in their cyber defences
29 Jan 2020
Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training
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Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack
24 Jan 2020
How targeted simulations differ from penetration tests and vulnerability scanning
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How targeted simulations differ from penetration tests and vulnerability scanning

Stay one step ahead of cyber attackers
10 Jan 2020
The 3 approaches of Breach and Attack Simulation technologies
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The 3 approaches of Breach and Attack Simulation technologies

A guide to the nuances of BAS, helping you stay one step ahead of cyber criminals
10 Jan 2020
Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief
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Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'
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Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'

The security head likens the maritime disaster to cyber security blunders and gives his thoughts on how to move forward
19 Sep 2019
Pen-testers nicked after breaking into court that hired them
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Pen-testers nicked after breaking into court that hired them

Specialists claim they were testing ‘physical’ vulnerability points as part of a cyber assessment
13 Sep 2019
Hackers may start 'Warshipping' businesses to steal data
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Hackers may start 'Warshipping' businesses to steal data

IBM's latest imagined attack vector could soon be a reality
8 Aug 2019
Microsoft launches $20,000 Azure DevOps bug bounty programme
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Microsoft launches $20,000 Azure DevOps bug bounty programme

Critical remote code execution flaws are the highest-paid, while denial-of-service attacks earn nothing
18 Jan 2019