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Today’s newsletter highlights our two most recent feature articles: Open Source Intelligence, Security Hacking, and Security Blogger Dancho Danchev and Know Your Enemy: Honeynets. We also examine various topics including the latest release of the Parrot operating system, how to check for weak passwords on your Linux systems with John the Ripper and how to set up Wireguard VPN server on an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux server. In addition, this week’s newsletter takes a look at the Unix Test Lab Project, an open-source security project currently in the works, designed to explain how to configure services and software in context to a real network. 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.
|Germany pivots from centralized coronavirus tracing app to privacy-protecting alternative (Apr 27)|
|Google Confirms New Security Threat For 2 Billion Chrome Users (Apr 29)|
|Almost Every Antivirus Software Program Can Be Exploited, Researchers Say (Apr 30)|
|Unix Test Lab Guide Project (Apr 28)|
|Parrot 4.9 Released: A Kali Linux Alternative For Ethical Hacking (May 1)|
|Ubuntu 20.04: Welcome to the future, Linux LTS disciples (May 4)|
|Mozilla’s handy new Firefox extension generates burner email addresses on-demand (May 4)|