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Today’s newsletter highlights our two most recent feature articles: Open Source Intelligence, Security Hacking, and Security Blogger Dancho Danchevand Know Your Enemy: Honeynets. We also examine various topics including a bug bounty program which offers hackers up to $100,000 if they are able to break the security of Microsoft’s Azure Sphere OS, a recent GoDaddy hack, how to monitor and administer Linux servers via a web browser using Cockpit and how to properly secure sysctl on Linux - explained in a helpful tutorial. Happy Monday - and happy reading!
Open Source Intelligence, Security Hacking, and Security Blogger Dancho Danchev - Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), is a tactic used to learn about information relevant to protecting an organization from external and internal threats using publically accessible data. Being able to identify information that could potentially be used against an organization provides actionable insight that could reduce the risk that organization may face. Its an early warning system used to forecast and signal a potential threat.
Know Your Enemy: Honeynets - Honeynets are an invaluable offensive security tool for learning the tactics and motives of the blackhat community and sharing the information and insights gathered. This article will explore what a Honeynet is, its value, how it works and the risks involved with deploying a Honeynet.
|Mozilla’s handy new Firefox extension generates burner email addresses on-demand (May 4)|
|Ubuntu 20.04: Welcome to the future, Linux LTS disciples (May 4)|
|New Kaiji malware targets IoT devices via SSH brute-force attacks (May 7)|
|Microsoft offers $100,000 to hack its custom Linux OS (May 6)|
|Microsoft offers bug hunters $100K to hack its Linux smart home software (May 8)|
|Firefox update offers better password security and proper Zoom support (May 5)|
|GoDaddy suffers hack of SSH credentials (May 8)|
|Black Hat USA and DEF CON Cancelled Due to #COVID19 (May 11)|