Technical Security Archive

Microsoft to discontinue Windows XP support: Banks affected

Microsoft has finally decided to end support for Windows XP from April 8, 2014. Windows XP was supported by Microsoft for last 12 years.

MPLS Security: What makes MPLS networks secure? (Part 2)

In my previous article I had discussed MPLS security. You can read my previous post ‘MPLS Security: What makes MPLS networks secure?‘ before reading this.

MPLS Security: What makes MPLS networks secure?

Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is becoming a more widespread technology. Medium and Large Organizations, whose offices are spread across various geographical locations are

Smartphone and Safety

Smart Phones are the hot cakes in todays generation. Newer technologies evolve everyday and has now brought the whole world in our pocket. As

How secure is your password!!!

Have you ever wondered if  you are secure when you are entering your credentials in your favorite social networking site or while checking your

Google Chrome Finally Hacked

Finally it was Google Chromes turn to face the heat of hacking. Sergey Glazunov and Vupen Security independently managed to penetrate the security of

Implementing knockd in Ubuntu

knockd is a port-knock server. It listens to all traffic on an ethernet (or PPP) interface, looking for special “knock” sequences of port-hits. A

Installing NS-2 in Ubuntu 11.04

NS is a discrete event simulator for network research. It can simulate networks, routing protocols and even custom protocols. NS-2 supports OTcl. OTcl is

Intrusion Detection Tools for Linux

Today security is one of the most important concern for any organization. Some large organizations even have dedicated security team to protect them from