Days in the life of a pen-tester

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Foreign hackers, weak passwords, backdoors and buffer overflows – just another day at the office for Network Defence’s penetration testers. Here’s a look at sample pages from the head tester’s diary– and what companies can learn from the results.

Monday 2ndWe tested the website of a manufacturing company, and amazingly found the web server was installed on the company's internal network.  Our tests revealed that the firewall rule was to permit ANY inbound traffic to connect to this server.  Exposure of the Microsoft directory ...

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