Month: October 2019

Your social security number probably got leaked and that’s very, very bad

145.5 million social security numbers 99 million addresses 20.3 million phone numbers 17.6 million driver’s licenses 1.8 million email addresses 209,000 credit card numbers 97,500 Tax ID numbers As well as other documents that were stored as image files, which included victims’ driver’s licenses, passports, and social security numbers. It’s unclear how much crossover there …

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A running list of hacks, leaks, and vulnerabilities

A running list of hacks, leaks, and vulnerabilities that have recently given up your personal information The Internet is a wonderful place full of useful and entertaining information. It is also, however, filled with scoundrels who are determined to steal the copious amounts of personal information we leave laying all over the digital landscape, from …

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Metasploit Tutorial for Beginners (Part 1)

The Metasploit project is an open-source penetration testing platform that enables you to find and exploit vulnerabilities. In 2003, H.D. Moore created Metasploit as a portable network tool. On October 21, 2009, the Metasploit project was acquired by Rapid7. The Metasploit project helps security and IT professionals identify security issues, verify vulnerability mitigations, and manage …

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