Tag: Hacking

Feb 01

A Year of Ethical Hacking – Month One

Month One Review One month down, eleven to go. It’s hard to believe that the year is already one-twelfth of the way over! My goal is to spend 416 hours studying Ethical Hacking in one year.  416 isn’t a random number.  416 is 8 hours per week, times 52 weeks.  I finished month number one …

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Jan 30

Becoming an Ethical Hacker – Week 4

Week 4 – Privilege Escalation, Antivirus Bypass, and Alternate Data Streams This week, life happened and I didn’t get a whole lot done.  But some progress is better than none. I did manage to escalate a standard user’s privileges to local Administrator and disable Antivirus software.  I also migrated the blog to a new host.  …

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Jan 09

Becoming an Ethical Hacker – Week 1

Week 1 – Google Hacking and Port Scanning My first week of ethical hacking is done and it was a great week!  I spent 9 hours working on scanning and reconnaissance.  As I mentioned in my post, Investing a Year in Ethical Hacking, my goal is to spend 416 hours learning ethical hacking this year.  Current …

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