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When performing social engineering tests as part of a penetration test (ethical hack), there are several avenues available which rarely miss the target. The number one attack is sending an email impersonating the target's friend or colleague with an attached document loaded with a backdoor. But the next most successful attack is usually through a USB attack, what I like to call a USB snare attack. In this attack a strategically placed USB stick (office corridor, or reception area) loaded with
I see it time and time again during investigations. An employee is terminated, HR is informed. HR has made sure the employee is paid what they are owed in terms of pay and leave, etc. However, the work flow process doesn’t reach the IT department for a day or two (or sometimes ever), and accounts and building access haven’t be revoked. In the meantime, the terminated employee remotes back in, and accesses/copies their old files such as customer or prospect information or on the odd occasion
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Another tech story from the education world.... I am sure we have all experienced computer grading of multiple choice assessments, but now in the US, new software is applying artificial intelligence to grade text-based essays based on patterns and algorithms. Critics say it is not possible for a computer to assimilate the true value of an essay as there is too much nuance. But if this technology takes off, it has huge ramifications for education. Somehow we don't see the teacher being r
Due to the response to the launch of JobReady.RTO training Academy with many sessions selling out and the positive feedback from our first trainees in Melbourne this week, we have released new dates later in the year as below:
- Melbourne 13-14 Aug 2013
- Sydney 20-21 Aug 2013
- Brisbane 24-25 Sep 2013