Gpupdate not updating folder redirection
Corporate surveillance is big business and here to stay.
On principle, I never want to see any persistent outbound UDP connections that I did not setup myself. So here we are: I trust neither my OS nor my hardware vendor. A best practice is to format the hard drive and install legitimate and still supported software.
There are advantages to using Bit Locker though: Turn on Bit Locker.
I use Vera Crypt, a free and open-source (FOSS), cross-platform that passed an independent audit.
Safeguarding the privacy and security of myself and my clients’ data — while still allowing me to execute a penetration test is the goal.
Having concluded in September that Qubes OS was best suited as a portable lab, I have adopted Windows 10 Pro v1607 as my offensive platform.
If possible, cryptographically verify that your installation image is authentic.
As cyber security professionals, let’s start treating this topic like Sex Ed: Torrenting sites are designed to make money.
Vera Crypt supports encrypting non-system GPT partitions/drives.Their UI/UX is often designed to trick people into installing malware — many host malicious ad campaigns that contain exploit kits with 0day drive-by exploits. If you are a student, many vendors offer cost-reduced software licenses (email them if they do not list it on their website) — and you can usually buy Windows for next to nothing at your Campus Technology Store.Pirated operating systems and (security) software found on torrent and other file sharing sites all contain malware. Get a Windows 10 Education or Enterprise license if you can.Always keep VMWare/Virtual Box and its guest-OS up to date.If you are an IT professional, you cannot be doing this; you are part of the cyber security problem!