10: IDS/Firewall Evasion and Honeypot

An IDS (Intrusion Detection System) is security software (or hardware) that inspects all traffic entering and leaving the network, looking for suspicious patterns.

Types of IDS

  • NIDS: Network based IDS, consists of a machine placed in the network in promiscuous mode, listening to the traffic, able to generate alerts in case of malicious…

07: Sniffing

Sniffing concepts

Network Sniffing

Packet sniffing is a process of monitoring and capturing all packets passing through a network through the use of dedicated software or hardware.

Types of Sniffing

PASSIVE SNIFFING: refers to a technique of sniffing through hubs (which are no longer in use today) and can only be done in a network where packets…

04: Enumeration


In the enumeration phase, the attacker creates connections with the system to perform queries and retrieve information directly from it.

Extractable information

Network resources, shares, routing table, service settings, FQDN and SNMP details, hostname, users, groups, applications and banners.

Enumeration techniques

  • Estract username with email address
  • Estract information with default password
  • Estract username with…

01: Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Information Security overview


  • HACK VALUE — Notion that indicates how much it is worth it to acquire the target.
  • VULNERABILITY — Existence of a flaw, implementation or design error that can be exploited by an unexpected event to compromise the security of a system.
  • EXPLOIT — A breach in the security of an…

In this article I will touch some points on Linux Security and Linux Hardening, I won’t go into much deep because I would like to do that in dedicated articles, so enjoy this reading!

General Security

What does make Linux a secure Operating System?

Linux is an open-source Operating System (technically Linux is the kernel), and beacuse of it is…

Mattia Zignale

Cybersecurity lover — DevSecOps Engineer @ THE I

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