Enterprise Security Awareness Course

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Course Description: This comprehensive all day course will go over information security principles and practices that are integral for the successful and secure operation of a business enterprise. The course will go into detail on social engineering attack methods, real hacking methods that are used by attackers to breach the perimeter of an enterprise, and […]

Enterprise Penetration Testing Methods Training

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Course Description: This comprehensive course will go over the tools and methodologies that are used during penetration tests in enterprise network environments. The course will utilize a lab environment for hands on instruction of manual penetration testing methods, as well as training on the use of exploitation frameworks, such as Metasploit. This course will focus […]

Hacking U.S. Secrets, China Pushes for Drones

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For almost two years, hackers based in Shanghai went after one foreign defense contractor after another, at least 20 in all. Their target, according to an American cybersecurity company that monitored the attacks, was the technology behind the United States’ clear lead in military drones. “I believe this is the largest campaign we’ve seen that […]

Barclays hacking attack: four charged over £1.3 million theft

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Four men have been charged in connection with the theft of £1.3m from a Barclays bank branch by taking control of its computer system. The money was transferred by a computer at a branch in Swiss Cottage, north London, in April after an alleged hacking attack. It is believed somebody posing as an engineer at […]

Belgacom Attack: Britain’s GCHQ Hacked Belgian Telecoms Firm

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A cyber attack on Belgacom raised considerable attention last week. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden and seen by SPIEGEL indicate that Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency was responsible for the attack. Documents from the archive of whistleblower Edward Snowden indicate that Britain’s GCHQ intelligence service was behind a cyber attack against Belgacom, a partly state-owned Belgian […]

Hidden Lynx – Professional Hackers for Hire

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For the past few years, reports have continued to emerge detailing the activities of actors behind various targeted attacks or Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). Here at Symantec Security Response, we’ve been keeping our eyes on a group that we believe are among the best of breed. We’ve given them the name of Hidden Lynx—after a […]