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    Custom network speeds in Performance Analyser

    We’re pleased to announce that you can now select different network speeds in Performance Analyser, our real-browser performance testing tool.

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    A back-to-front TrueCrypt recovery story: The plaintext is the ciphertext

    Introduction One of our clients recently approached us for assistance with recovering data from a laptop hard drive which had been encrypted ...

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    Post-mortem threat modelling: what can be learned

    Every bug is a learning opportunity I am a big fan of feedback loops. When we work in software development, every bug, whether found interna ...

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    A performance check-up for your website

    An interview with Abi Pollock, one of our professional services consultants, about the tools and processes involved in a web performance health check.

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    Xen SMEP (and SMAP) bypass

    Introduction In a previous blog post [1] I talked about my experience exploiting the SYSRET bug on Xen. I noted that I was able to bypass SM ...

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    Cyber security and the board

    Introduction The number of articles highlighting the importance of cyber security at board level is on the rise, and rightly so.  Even the m ...

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    Open Source at NCC Group

    In the beginning Just over 27 months ago, Intellectual Property (IP) rights at NCC Group were typical of most large technology companies. In ...

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    NCC Group Graduate Solution - Challenge 5: Quite the pickle

    Background This blog is part of a series discussing the NCC Group 2014 Graduate Challenge. The Solution The first thing we need to do whi ...

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    NCC Group Graduate Solution - Challenge 4: How do you spell 'palilalia'?

    Background This blog is part of a series discussing the NCC Group 2014 Graduate Challenge. The Solution When you first open this challeng ...

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    NCC Group Graduate Solution - Challenge 3: Don’t feed the Troll

    Background This blog is part of a series discussing the NCC Group 2014 Graduate Challenge. The Solution When you first open this challeng ...

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