Entry jobs question

Entry jobs question I am a mathematician, don’t have any professional experience (in IT) , but have some basic programming knowledge. I am interested in cybersec and I would like to know if it is possible to get the first job in this field with only some online courses (most cert requires experience). I am thinking of doing these courses: https://www.coursera.org/specializations/cyber-security But I want to be sure if it will help me or if I should choose other field. Thanks. submitted by /u/Behealdan to r/cybersecurity [link] [comments] top scoring links…

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System making periodic DNS queries to malicious sites

System making periodic DNS queries to malicious sites I’m fairly new to cyber security but in the logs for my pihole I noticed outbound traffic from my computer to two known bad sites every 2 minutes. After investigating with Wireshark I found it to be DNS queries. Using procmon and procexp I found the process doing this is svchost.exe. In procexp it says this specific PID of svchost is “DNS Client [Dnscache]” I’m 100% certain that this URL is malicious and I blackholed it after finding out what I have…

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Here’s the ransomeware “note” associated with the Norsk Hydro #Cyber#Attack

Here’s the ransomeware “note” associated with the Norsk Hydro cyberattack Andrea Carcano from Nozomi Networks told POWER LockerGoga is able to encrypt files that have the following extensions: doc, dot, wbk, docx, dotx, docb, xlm, xlsx, xltx, xlsb, xlw, ppt, pot, pps, pptx, potx, ppsx, sldx, pdf. He also said attackers dropped a “README-NOW.txt” file inside the filesystem. It contains the following message, which essentially extorts users to pay a ransom using Bitcoin cryptocurrency if they want their files back: Here’s the full story: https://www.powermag.com/cyberattack-debilitates-major-aluminum-and-hydropower-producer/ https://i.redd.it/ekdyv2yq0an21.jpg submitted by /u/sonalcpatel to…

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Key Strategies For Avoiding Online Censorship and Cybercrime

Key Strategies For Avoiding Online Censorship and Cybercrime By Nicholas West Internet censorship is ramping up across the globe in a myriad of ways. Whether it’s Facebook/Google/Amazon directing conversation by demonitizing views critical of official narratives; outright government censorship like Australia’s recent visa revocation of controversial speaker David Icke; system-wide restrictions on Internet access as seen in Chad, Africa; or the Great Firewall of China — access to information is becoming as much of a commodity as the information itself. Running in tandem with censorship is the rise of cybercrime…

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The perilous life of the computer virus cracker making powerful enemies online

The perilous life of the computer virus cracker making powerful enemies online Our head of research recently gave a very open interview to the BBC about his work, the threats he has received because of it and the impact it has had on his personal life. We thought you may find it interesting. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/hated_and_hunted_the_computer_virus_malware_ransomware_cracker submitted by /u/Emsisoft_Team to r/cybersecurity [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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