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Edward Nevard - Cyber Security Engineer

Defence in Depth & The Wet Bandits

The world can be a nasty place, and the internet connects the world together. It can be an incredibly useful tool for organisations and businesses but a zero-trust policy should always be put in place, and, in the current climate, a “battle plan” for not if but when an attacker attempts to get into your systems – in order to minimise damage and protect data.

How reCAPTCHA tracks you - the dark side of reCAPTCHA

Since reCAPTCHA v3 scripts must be loaded on every page of a site, you must send Google your browsing history and detailed data about how you interact with sites in order to access basic services on the internet, such as paying your bills, or accessing healthcare services.

How to Run ParrotOS on WSL2

In this tutorial, I will show you how to get ParrotOS running directly on WSL2, running Windows 10 (ver. 2004 / Build 19041 or higher) OR Windows 11 x64.

WireGuard - VPN underdog?

Most of us have used a VPN for one reason or another. More recently, due to a heightened increase in "work from home" initiatives, companies have taken advantage of VPNs to keep employees 'inside' their networks, virtually. Not to mention the huge take up in VPN subscriptions for private use in recent years.

Attackers place back door in Official PHP Git Repo

Attackers managed to implement a backdoor in PHP's official Git repo. Two commits were made on Sunday 28th March 2021 which were apparent "minor adjustments", however, enabled the ability to preform remote code execution on any server running PHP. This was shortly discovered by PHP users.