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Tips for working as an enginner

  “Any engineer can solve a problem given enough time, a good engineer solves a problem in the least amount of time”. “Engineers try to solve a problem in the right way where they should be trying to solve the right problem” “Learn to say no to things that might block […]

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Using raspberry pi’s to do your image scraping

So I and my teammate in many projects use a raspberry pi connected to to the internet, stored in a remote location. We use it as a git server and ssh into it whenever we want to see what either of us is working on every now and then. I […]

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Engineering as a career

Programming/Computer Engineering as a career is pretty much exactly like playing World of Warcraft. You spend a year or two desperately trying to catch up with the people doing end-game raids. You petition, desperately, for the attention of a guild recruiter, and ultimately one of them has an opening and […]

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Why do security teams fail?

I lead my team to victory in 8 hackathons in the United States and consecutively won last 5 of them (before losing first 3 of them miserably). But hackathons are projects you create in 3-4 days depending upon the course of duration. I have worked as a WordPress Developer, Web Developer, […]

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Site Migration 101

I am currently Interning as an Infrastructure Engineer at MeetUp.com. The company that helps organizes MeetUps around the globe. Along with this, I create a lot of projects and support/maintain projects for other people/companies at the same time. From one of my previous employers, I had a hard time Migrating […]

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Basic things you can do to protect your WordPress Blog/Site.

These are some steps and procedures I follow & recommend to protect your WordPress sites or projects. Keep in mind, doing something even slightly different can cause issues and your project might crash. 1] Changes in wp-config file Change your uploads directory to something outside the “wp-content” folder. You will […]

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Port Scanning, Version Detection & Firewall Evasion Techniques in Nmap

Port Scanning Port Scanning, Version Detection & Firewall Evasion Techniques in Nmap which can be used along with other scan options in Nmap. Fast Scanning nmap -F [target] | nmap -F 10.10.1.1 The -F option reduces that number to 100. This can dramatically speed up scanning while still representing the majority […]

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Advanced Scanning techniques for Nmap

Previously, I noted some basic scan techniques which are great for understanding and basic overview. These are some advanced scanning techniques for nmap to run and try out. Nmap, (by default) performs a basic TCP scan on each target system. You must have sudo privileges to run these commands. TCP SYN Scan nmap […]

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