Questions tagged [defense]

Defense is the use of security countermeasures to protect the integrity of the information assets in an IT system and/or infrastructure.

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Obscuring/detecting changes to a digital photograph

Note: I'm asking this here because it seems to be a better fit for security than for photography, since it deals with data manipulation and forensics. With so much of our modern security based on ...
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Whether ISPs provide path of Spoofed SYN Flood attack is the only way to trace the attack source?

The attacker spoofs SYN packets to attack a server. In this document: Spoofed Attack: A malicious user can also spoof the IP address on each SYN packet they send in order to inhibit mitigation ...
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OS and Password Manager - How to Manage Multiple Credentials

This question is about best practices, and not necessarily my how I manage my current setup. I have these two scenarios, macOS Mojave with KeepassXC, and Windows 7 + Android 8.0.0 with SafeInCloud. ...
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Making sure to type in the right password on the right place

This is not about technology, but about human factors. I type in passwords so often, that it is a habit that doesn't require thinking. I type these fast and correct. Lets take an SSH agent password ...
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About Windows Interactive services Security

I know most services run under non interactive windows station or desktop also called session 0 while as some services (interactive) running under local system account create a window on interactive ...
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Industry average for security as a percentage of product budget?

Lets assume the product is pure software or a blend of software and cheap commodity hardware. Is there any work showing what the average industry spending is on just the security aspects as a ...
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How do hacking groups get a license anonymously for threat emulation software like Cobalt Strike?

I've seen that a lot of hacking groups replicate techniques and attacks from red teams using software like Cobalt Strike and Powershell frameworks for offensive security and red teaming like Nishang ...
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Asking for more information about AlienVault.com using Spiceworks, viability of “suspicious IP” alert

Website here: alienvault.com I've been trying out Spiceworks for about a week, seeing what use I get out of it. Today I log in and see an alert: "(my computer) has established a connection to ...
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How am I supposed to check Defender's capability when it trusts me blindly after I mark a test malware file as “allowed”?

With enormous amounts of fighting with Windows/Microsoft Defender, I finally managed to download the "test virus" file from https://www.ikarussecurity.com/en/private-customers/download-test-...