The operating system is the software component that provides abstraction of physical hardware, and provides a generalized model for application software to execute without the need for specific hardware knowledge. Questions on the topic of operating system security should use this tag; you may also ...
I have a computer forensics style osx login.keychain file that I am trying to find the passwords from. I have a very weak mac which I used crowbarkc on to try and brute force but the horsepower is ...
Is there a security advantage to using a different shell for the root account, either a hardened shell program, or simply a shell binary stored in a non-standard location?
Yesterday morning I had an OS class and we just started the part about OS security. When the professor was explaining what is a patch manager, he told us that a computer company he knows which deals ...
I am thinking about your browser setup, antivirus protection, vpn, browsing best-practices and so on.
Which vulnerable OS's like for example DVL would you recommend for someone to use for the purpose of pentest/exploitation learning?
I have a Windows Server that I login to from my home. I only use the pre-installed Remote Desktop. Is this a secure way to remote login or should I improve it in some way? If I should improve it, ...