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Someone Wanted to Attack me :)

Someone Wanted to Attack me :)

Today I opened my Gmail account to check my emails. I always check my spam folder to see the spammers’ trend :). I also believe that most of the people check and read mails from spam folder even if they don’t know why it is sent to them especially if the email header is something […]

Book of the Month – Metasploit:...

Book of the Month – Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide

It gives me great pleasure to review this book ‘Metasploit – The Penetration Tester’s Guide’, not only because it is written on most popular penetration testing framework but the way it is written doing complete justice to the title! . . Here is the core information about the book, Title: Metasploit: The Penetration Tester’s Guide […]

Book of the Month – BackTrack 4...

Book of the Month – BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing

Today I am writing special review for the latest book – BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing.  Written by expert authors on Penetration Testing, this book does real justice to its title. . . Here is the core information about the book, . Title: BackTrack 4: Assuring Security by Penetration Testing Author: Shakeel Ali […]

Book of the Month – Social Engi...

Book of the Month – Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking

Every one in security arena knows Kevin Mitnick – Father of Social Engineering – how he used to trick the people on the other side of phone to do any thing for him. Those were  the days when federal guys feared that if Kevin is let free then he can cause nuclear wars with his […]

Spammers have gone more Smarter

Spammers have gone more Smarter

Spamming is most common thing today and its ardent task for any internet based application such as blogs, social networking sites to filter them out. Though these apps are doing good job but still spammers are coming with new ways to bypass these filters. Spams are getting more n more natural day by day which […]

Social Engineering Made Easy by SET

Social Engineering Made Easy by SET

“Man without tools is animal and with tools he is everything”. Till today the quote applies to every field man has set his footprints in. Man has created tools for everything to make every small job easier & quicker. Now we have tool for Social Engineering too. This new tool is called Social-Engineering Toolkit (in […]