Posts Tagged ‘Security’

  You might heard about Application‐level DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on websites such as Twitter, Facebook and Wikileaks. Usually those kind of attacks involves a large number for HTTP/HTTPS requests to specific part of the website that could potentially eat up all the resource of  the server resulting unresponsive behavior from the web […]

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How Unique – How track-able, is your browser Traditionally, people assume they can prevent a website from identifying them by disabling cookies on their web browser.  Unfortunately, this is not the whole story. When you visit a website, you are allowing that site to access a lot of information about your computer’s configuration. Combined, this […]

CMOS De-Animator

Posted: 13th October 2010 by Babar Shafiq in Security
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CMOS De-Animator is a service utility for your system’s CMOS RAM. Unlike its predecessors, this new version includes a graphical interface and CMOS-backup options along with the “Clear CMOS” procedure, which was the original version’s only purpose. So, you can now backup the main CMOS settings to a file, or restore them later. The application […]

8 steps to protect your Cisco router

Posted: 27th August 2010 by Babar Shafiq in Networking
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Network security is a completely changing area; new devices like IDS (Intrusion Detection systems), IPS (Intrusion Prevention systems), and Honeypots are modifying the way people think about security. Companies are spending thousand of dollars on new security devices, but forgetting the basic, the first line of defense: the border router. Although a lot of people […]