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Two factor authentication:Ever thought of this?
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Two factor authentication:Ever thought of this?

Any new portals bringing forth 2FA security feature should consider possibility of Denial of Service (Dos) before implementing it to production. Premature implementation of this scheme without considering verification module working may lead to Denial of Service (DoS) to a legitimate user which sadly is prevalent at present.
Author: Abhibandu Kafle
Is your PC really safe inside the NAT?
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Is your PC really safe inside the NAT?

Day by day hackers are constantly trying to steal private information either by getting into the victim’s system by using different methods by exploiting the software installed in the system or by some other means. According to online news, more than 60 percent of Adobe Reader users have unpatched versions, leaving them vulnerable to attacks. By performing routine updates for their software, consumers can protect themselves, patching known vulnerabilities and therefore greatly reducing the chance of being hacked.
Author: Nabin Kc
Compromising PC via Browser Autopwn attack with MITM
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Compromising PC via Browser Autopwn attack with MITM

Browser autopwn attack can be considered as one of the biggest security threat for today's world. It can be used to access others' computers remotely, execute instructions, stealing user information, pivoting to target network, etc. Specifically, end users are much prone to this risk. Also, when this attack is combined with Man-in-the-Middle attack, it becomes highly powerful and dangerous.
Author: Sajjan Bhattarai
Account locking scheme: why is it not “alone dependable” measure against brute force attacks?
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Account locking scheme: why is it not “alone dependable” measure against brute force attacks?

It is needless to say, the brute notions that account locking schemes are measures to stop brute force attacks still exist. Considering account lockout solution as only existing solution, different possible measures exists.
Author: Abhibandu Kafle