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Installing Kali Linux 1.1.0 on the Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B 1GB)

Introduction On the date of writing (10/2/2015), Kali Linux 1.1.0 has just been released, with the Raspberry Pi 2 board having been released last week. As the there is no official Kali support for t...

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12 February 2015 by Richard Brain, ProCheckUp

Confessions of a Cyber Security Graduate

With my graduation finished, the realisation that my student life was coming to an end started to sink in.  It was now time to finally find myself a job in the Cyber Security industry and make the tra...

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03 February 2015 by David Shanahan, ProCheckUp

IT Security Tips for Christmas

What companies should look into before and during the Christmas break  Just like in the real world, the Christmas break seems like the perfect time for the cyber-baddies to break into unauthorised sy...

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16 December 2014 by Rolando Fuentes, ProCheckUp

All About Data Security – Listen to Round Table Discussions!

ProCheckUp joined a useful round table discussion at UKFast to discuss the importance, responsibility, dangers and top tips on data security. Please follow the below links to listen to these discussio...

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15 December 2014 by ProCheckUp Team

Bish Bash Bosh!

The release of CVE-2014-6271 has set the security industry and mainstream media ablaze with chatter about the scale and impact of this vulnerability. Unlike Heartbleed, which affected a specific piece...

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25 September 2014 by Jonathan Bush, ProCheckUp

Head in the iClouds

The recent celebrity "nude selfie" scandal has had a lot of mainstream media attention as well as setting social media ablaze with opinions of varying political correctness. When discussing this with...

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05 September 2014 by Jonathan Bush, ProCheckUp

Control Freaks

I was walking through the park the other day and something caught my eye that wasn't a sunbathing student. It was in fact this lovely metal wheelie bin: Kindly provided by Camden Cou...

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14 August 2014 by Jonathan Bush, ProCheckUp

Heartbleed Vulnerability

This week, a group of researchers at Google Inc. drew attention to a major security flaw in OpenSSL, which is the leading open source implantation of SSL and is used by an estimated two thirds of inte...

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11 April 2014 by ProCheckUp

Triton ATM Machine Teardown

Introduction Here we look at the internals of a Triton ATM machine, the machine which we are investigating is the standalone ATM type manufactured by Triton. Front Back Exterio...

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10 September 2013 by Richard Brain, ProCheckUp

Microsoft LightSwitch Research

Introduction Microsoft LightSwitch is a Line Of Business (LOB) development framework initially released on the 26th of July 2011, the current version of LightSwitch was released within Visual Studio ...

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09 September 2013 by Richard Brain, ProCheckUp
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