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Let's Talk: IDS(Intrusion Detection Systems)

Hi Everyone! This is the first post I’ve been making in relation to my capstone! My capstone utilizes Zeek logs partnered with some python tools that leverage machine learning algorithms for anomaly detection and also visualizations! Today, let’s talk about Zeek! Well, what’s Zeek? Zeek, is actually the world’s leading network security monitori...

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Let's Talk: Ubuntu 20 ‐ WireGuard Kernel Protocol

Howdy folks! If you’ve read some of my latest blog posts, you’ll notice that I’ve been hopping over to the updated versions of my virtual machines latest operating systems, respectively. Last Ubuntu machine I used was Ubuntu 19, but to my surprise a mere three days later Ubuntu 20 was released! Focal Fossa as it is aptly named! There’s a lot o...

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Quick Chat: Shadowsocks

Howdy howdy peeps! Today I just wanted to really quickly chat about a software I recently tested out for the fun of it that’s frequently used over in China! So I know using a proxy isn’t the best when you can use a VPN but, lol. Let’s forget about that for the sake of the chat here. Let’s Have a Quick Chat! Shadowsocks is a Secure Socks5 Prox...

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Quick Chat: Keepalived

Howdy Peeps! Time for another Quick Chat! This time I wanna give a real quick attention burst over to Keepalived. So for those of you that are familiar with VRRP from our previous quick chat on it you are mainly familiar with implementing VRRP on VyOS firewalls. Now what if you wanted to have a virtual ip between two different servers, and you d...

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Quick Chat: Server Load Balancing and Redundancy with HA Proxy

What is HA Proxy? HA Proxy is a free and open source load balancer and proxy server for tcp and HTTP based applications that allows for spread requests across multiple servers. How To Install HA Proxy? (For This Chat I’m on Ubuntu 18.04): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vbernat/haproxy-1.8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install haproxy ...

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Quick Chat: VRRP & MFA

  Hey peeps! So it’s my final semester now here at college and I have my final major class. Systems Security aka SEC440. It’s a no nonsense, no handholding, no spoon feeding class where you’re given tasks that you have no idea how to do, and you have to go research and figure it out. Honestly, I hate it and love at the same time. Shoutout to the...

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Let's Talk About Metasploit

Wuddup peeps! It’s James here. Last time we went into some extremely rudimentary password cracking for haxoring into a system. This week let’s get into one of the essential skid toolz to have in your arsenal as an elite “hacker”…I mean Cyber Security Student… 😛 Lol I am now forced to say James does not condone black hat hacking as defined by hur...

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Let's Talk About: Password Cracking

Wuddup everyone it’s ya boi James here. So you know how my teacher wanted me to write that tech journal assignment. Well I figured ya know what James why don’t we fight back 😉 So I figured why not make my lab assignments my tech journal, and why don’t I make my blog posts my tech journals. So ya boi kills three birds with one stone 🙂 🙂 (James do...

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