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The author has experience of over 18 years in the field of IT hardware, networking, Web technologies and IT security. For the past 11 years, he has worked at Merrill Lynch, New York. He handled technology verticals such as solution architecture, operations and support, cyber security etc., and led a global team supporting mission-critical business applications running on a finance trading platform. Recently, Prashant started his own firm, Valency Networks, in India.

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Websites are no longer merely about having an “Internet presence” today, but are also used for commercial transactions and to transfer sensitive data. Such …

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Modern data centres deploy firewalls and managed networking components, but still feel insecure because of crackers. Hence, there is a crucial need for tools …

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We often read about defaced websites whose pages get changed to some malicious content. How do hackers do it and how do we protect …

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In earlier articles in this series, we have explored denial of service attacks and packet spoofing. This month, let us focus on a wider …

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Last month, we started this series to cover the important cyber attacks that impact critical IT infrastructure in organisations. The first was the denial-of-service …

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With this article, we begin a new series on the major kinds of cyber attacks that weaken the IT security infrastructure within organisations. With …

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Last month, we learnt about the technical components that form rootkits. We also discussed why and how rootkits are dangerous, and briefly explored a …