Digital Attack Map

October 22, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Check out the Digital Attack Map. It was produced in a collaborative effort by Google Ideas and Arbor Networks to raise awareness about distributed denial of service attacks. […]

BarCamp Charlotte 8

October 18, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

We are excited to announce, not only a new partnership with CPCC and The Geek Fest but a new website too. With the new face lift we are hoping to provide you with a more informative and interactive website. If there is something you’d like to see on our website, contact us at barcampcharlotte@gmail.com. […]

Kali Linux Default Username and Password

October 17, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 33

During installation, Kali Linux allows users to configure a password for the root user. However, should you decide to boot the live image instead, the i386, amd64, VMWare and ARM images are configured with the default root password – “toor“, without the quotes. […]

What is Two-Factor Authentication?

October 11, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

It is an authentication process where two of three recognized factors are used to identify a user:

Something you know – usually a password, passcode, passphrase or PIN.
Something you have – a cryptographic smartcard or token, a chip enabled bank card or an RSA SecurID-style token with rotating digits
Something you are – fingerprints, iris patterns, voice prints, or similar […]

The C.I.A. Triad or C.I.A. Triangle and Other Security Concepts

October 10, 2013 admin 0

Information security is the method of providing confidentiality, integrity and availability to data, information, applications and equipment for those who needs it. The key concept to providing such a level of protection falls on the concept of The C.I.A. triangle which consist of:

– Confidentiality
– Integrity
– Availability […]

MIRcon 2013 – New Keynote Speakers Announced

October 10, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Less Than One Month Until MIRcon 2013!
We’ve been busy making sure that this year’s conference is the best one yet and look forward to welcoming you to MIRcon 2013 in just a few weeks. Here’s some information on the latest additions to the agenda and a few tips to make sure that you get the most out of the conference. […]

Blackhole Suspect Arrested in Russia

October 10, 2013 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Russian authorities have arrested a man believed to be responsible for distributing a notorious software kit known as “Blackhole” that is widely used by cybercriminals to infect PCs, according to a person familiar with the situation. […]

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