Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 The forwarding server needs to be given a reasonable amount of time to answer a DNS query. For example, a forwarding server that has root hints enabled may have to query on the Internet for an answer, which can require additional … Continue reading How to increase DNS Timeout Value?
E-mail is one of the most widely used Internet services today. The services which are generally used in the e-mail Infrastructure are Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). The client communicates with e-mail server through Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and retrieves a … Continue reading What Are Email Vulnerabilities And How Can We Secure Our Email Account
Affected Products Chrome browser version 58 and later, and: accessing secure websites hosted behind a ProxySG (reverse proxy) or accessing other websites through a ProxySG or ASG where redirect-mode authentication is performed over SSL or accessing the management console, via any version of the ProxySG or Advanced Secure Gateway (ASG). Overview The latest versions of … Continue reading Symantec ProxySG: Error: NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID when accessing secure web sites via ProxySG or ASG
Over the past few years, podcasts have grown from ‘no-view’ to ‘go-to’ for both news and information, whilst we are plugged in and on the move, we have the time to listen but not to look at our sources of data. Cybersecurity and Information Security podcasts haven’t exactly been a driving force in the surge … Continue reading Cybersecurity Podcasts
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SPEAR-PHISHING Spear-phishing is a targeted attempt to steal sensitive information such as account credentials or financial information from a specific victim, often for malicious reasons. This is achieved by acquiring personal details on the victim such as their friends, hometown, employer, locations they frequent, and what they have recently bought online. The attackers then disguise … Continue reading Infographics: Targeted victim – Spearphishing Attack
Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Bad guys are trying to phish in more than more ways to get the information they want. The core takeaway is be careful on what to entertain (whether … Continue reading Infographics: Most Common Forms of Phishing Attacks
A basic graphical explanation on how end-to-end encryption works.
Sharing the series of Infographics I have kept on my haul