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Open source library dependencies

Check dependencies on open source libraries!

With a high number of dependencies on open source libraries, unwanted problems can occur. As a recent incident shows, these do not have to be of technical origin, but can have human motives. The open-source faker.js and colors.js libraries were intentionally tampered with by Marak Squires, the developer. Developers who … continue reading

Budget in IT security!

Every company has a budget that is dedicated to IT. Consequently, some of that should go toward maintaining the company’s cybersecurity. This can take on very different dimensions. A budget for IT security! Within a company you have different budgets for certain areas. For example, every company has a budget … continue reading

CTF: Learning Format for Cybersecurity

A Capture the Flag (CTF) contest is an event that is well known in the field of information security. Regardless of whether they are experts or newcomers, a CTF can help build information security capabilities. The competitive character makes the whole thing competitive. What is a CTF? A CTF is … continue reading

Pentest Tool #5 – Naabu

In week 5 we will introduce the Pentest Tool #5 Naabu. Naabu is a scanner like the tools we already know. We are still in the reconnaissance phase, in which we as attackers try to get to know the target system as well as possible. Using Naabu, the goal is to detect open ports on the target system with a very fast scan.

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