Write-up: HTB Ghoul

Posted on October 05, 2019 in Cybersecurity

This was the first box on Hack The Box I've completed, that has the difficulty hard. It was released on May 4, 2019 and it's a Linux-based machine. Hacking Ghoul was really fun, though, I needed a few hints by …


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Countermeasures against Social Engineering Attacks

Posted on March 30, 2019 in Cybersecurity

In this blog post, the basics of social engineering attacks will be explained and corresponding ways to mitigate/prevent those attacks as well. The motivation behind this article is to strengthen IT security by providing a collection of countermeasures, which …


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Paper: A Comparative Evaluation of Automated Vulnerability Scans Versus Manual Penetration Tests on False-negative Errors

Posted on November 18, 2018 in Cybersecurity

I am co-author of an academic paper, which is the result of the course "Independent R&D Studies", which was rewarded with 6 credit points. This is my first scientific publication.

The paper was presented at CYBER 2018 (The Third …


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