IT Security

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  • Chad Perrin // March 10, 2008, 9:30 AM PST

    Use PuTTY as a secure proxy on Windows

    Last month, I wrote about using OpenSSH as a secure Web proxy on UNIX and Linux systems. This time, I'll show you how to do the same thing on Microsoft Windows using PuTTY -- probably the single most popular SSH client available for Microsoft's operating system platforms (and also available in the software management systems of many free UNIX/Linux systems).


  • Deb Shinder // January 26, 2011, 4:05 AM PST

    What makes cybercrime laws so difficult to enforce

    Deb Shinder discusses both the difficulty of enforcing cybercrime laws and of tracking down cybercriminals in the first place.


  • Jack Wallen // June 4, 2015, 10:35 AM PST

    List open ports and listening services

    If you're looking for a way to discover which ports are standing wide open on network machines, read about a powerful cross-platform solution that will do the trick.


  • Michael Kassner // October 9, 2011, 11:36 PM PST

    Digital forensics: The science behind 'who done it'

    Forensics comes of the Latin word "forens" -- "belonging to the public". Michael Kassner decided to find out what that means in the digital world.