I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what security measures could have been put in place to prevent this?

#hacking: I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what security measures could have been put in place to prevent this? submitted by /u/PurpleOperation to r/blackhat [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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YouTube taking down #Hacking videos

#hacking: YouTube taking down hacking videos YouTube updated its list of what it considers β€œharmful or dangerous content.” One notable addition is of β€œinstructional hacking and phishing” videos, with the company already pulling existing content and issuing strikes to creators. This is the notice: ​ https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2801964?hl=en ​ Bummer.. looks like I wont be watching YouTube as much. This hacking content is the main thing I watch on the site. YouTube has been a valuable resource for me in my academic career, its time to move on The scope of this…

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Ways of pwning a Workgroups (non domain-joined) network of patched Windows 10 machines (version 1809)?

#hacking: Ways of pwning a Workgroups (non domain-joined) network of patched Windows 10 machines (version 1809)? Hi All, ​ I’m a newbie (a couple of years studying) so forgive my inexperience. ​ I’ve setup a network environment at home with 2 Windows 10 machines (default Fairwall configuration), version 1809, and one Kali Linux box from which conducting the attacks. ​ The network is a home network where the Windows 10 machines are non domain-joined (workgroups), my objective is to own the 2 Windows machines from inside the LAN, knowing only…

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