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TalkTalk breach - tips to stay alert and protected

Due to a recent "significant and sustained cyber-attack" on the TalkTalk website, current and former customers may have been affected and their banking and personal data may have been accessed. Here a...

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26 October 2015 by ProCheckUp Team

Cyphinx is live! Find the culprit.

Today is a happy day for the information security industry as Cyber Security Challenge UK is launching ‘Cyphinx’, a 3D virtual skyscraper that acts as a gateway to a host of cyber security games, comp...

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29 September 2015 by ProCheckUp Team

CVE-2015-3036: Remote Command Execution On Millions Of Routers Via USB

A recentlydiscovered vulnerability affecting millions of routers exposes them to remote command execution

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14 August 2015 by Rolando Fuentes, ProCheckUp

ROP time!

I managed to get sent to BSides London a couple of weeks back, thanks to ProCheckUp.  I was a bit hesitant at first, due to this being my first con and going on my own, but I thought, what have I got ...

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26 June 2015 by David Shanahan, ProCheckUp

Burp Proxy: the tool that keeps on giving

As any web application tester knows, the most essential tool to have in your testing toolbox is a good intercepting proxy. This allows the tester to capture and edit requests being sent from the brows...

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27 April 2015 by ProCheckUp Labs

Biohacking Cyborgs

For many of us, computer networks have become critical parts of our everyday lives, so much so that our physical and virtual lives have become irrevocably intertwined. Our virtual lives, much like our...

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26 February 2015 by Rolando Fuentes, ProCheckUp

Installing OpenVAS 8 Beta From Source On Debian

When performing vulnerability assessments it is essential to possess a vulnerability scanner and manager in order to automate the process of discovering vulnerabilities on hosts based on known CVEs. O...

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17 February 2015 by Simon Davies, ProCheckUp

Installing Kali Linux 1.1.0 on the Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B 1GB)

Introduction On the date of writing (10/2/2015), Kali Linux 1.1.0 has just been released, with the Raspberry Pi 2 board having been released last week. As the there is no official Kali support for t...

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12 February 2015 by Richard Brain, ProCheckUp

Confessions of a Cyber Security Graduate

With my graduation finished, the realisation that my student life was coming to an end started to sink in.  It was now time to finally find myself a job in the Cyber Security industry and make the tra...

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03 February 2015 by David Shanahan, ProCheckUp

IT Security Tips for Christmas

What companies should look into before and during the Christmas break  Just like in the real world, the Christmas break seems like the perfect time for the cyber-baddies to break into unauthorised sy...

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16 December 2014 by Rolando Fuentes, ProCheckUp
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