Security Thoughts, Ideas, Tips and Tricks

This page is a place for me to ramble about general ideas and specific actions that one needs to take to secure or attack systems.

The most important idea for attacking or securing systems

If you don't understand it, you can't protect it or attack it!

That's it in a nutshell. Of course that's impossible in computer science. There is just too much to know! So we need to know and understand the essential things. That is, those things that you must deploy or those things that the target deploys. Therefore the absolute knowledgebase that you must have comes in three flavors:

  1. Windows Systems
  2. Linux Systems
  3. Apple Systems
  4. Android Systems
  5. iOS Systems

What do these all have in common? System