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Covert Channel Discovery: Understanding Network Extrusions.
SecurityTrails Blog · Jun 18 · by Nicolás Pence

Covert Channel Discovery: Understanding Network Extrusions

Based on a true series of events: “…I was ready to begin this long-awaited vacation at that awesome paradisical location I’ve been dreaming of for years. Oh no! The moment I stepped out of the room it hit me: I’d completely forgotten to send that incredibly urgent and important email before leaving home. This needs to be fixed right now! But how? Look at me, I’m at this oceanic hotel villa under a palm tree in the middle of nowhere. Internet pricing here is absurd, there’s no way I’ll pay for this… what can I do?”

Phishing Toolkit: Top 20 Best Phishing Tools.
SecurityTrails Blog · Jun 09 · by Sara Jelen

Phishing Toolkit: Top 20 Best Phishing Tools

Phishing is the most common type of social engineering attack, as well as one of the most frequent attack methods on the Internet in general. It’s a simple concept: creating a fake website that impersonates a legitimate one that the target frequents, and sending them a security notice that urges them to ‘click on the following link’—which then leads them to a fake website, where they’ll be prompted to log in.

Top 5 Cybersecurity Certifications to Kick Start Your Career.
SecurityTrails Blog · Jun 02 · by Sara Jelen

Top 5 Cybersecurity Certifications to Kick Start Your Career

Many students interested in entering the cybersecurity field turn to certifications to improve their knowledge and hands-on skills, make them more competitive in the job market and get their resumes noticed. But there are many certifications out there focused on different roles in the cybersecurity space, and it can be hard to decide which one to choose, and in which order…it’s confusing.

Top 30+ Most Popular Red Team Tools.
SecurityTrails Blog · May 26 · by Sara Jelen

Top 30+ Most Popular Red Team Tools

Organizations are having a hard time detecting new tactics and techniques employed by cyber criminals looking to breach their defenses. The only sure way to thwart possible cyber threats is to discover any unknown weaknesses and vulnerabilities in the systems and existing defenses. And what better way to do this than to rely on expertise of red and blue teams, and even adopting a security methodology of a purple team.