Ax Sharma

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Ax Sharma is an experienced security researcher, engineer and tech columnist. He holds the British Government endorsement as an Exceptional Talent ("a recognized leader") in digital technology. Ax's articles, expert opinions and analyses have frequently featured on leading media outlets like Fortune, CIO, The Register and TechRepublic. His expertise lies in software development, vulnerability research, and web app security. Through responsible disclosure, Ax has previously exposed serious bugs and security vulnerabilities impacting major national and global organisations. In his spare time, Ax loves exploiting vulnerabilities ethically and writing about technology.

RDP hijacking attacks explained, and how to mitigate them

5 best practices to secure single sign-on systems

5 best practices to secure single sign-on systems

Don't assume that SSO is inherently secure. Follow these recommendations to prevent unauthorized access due to authentication flaws.

John the Ripper explained: An essential password cracker for your hacker toolkit

John the Ripper explained: An essential password cracker for your hacker toolkit

One of the oldest password cracking and testing tools, John the Ripper is still an essential pen testing tool.

Lessons learned from the ANPR data leak that shook Britain

Lessons learned from the ANPR data leak that shook Britain

The recent ANPR data leak raised questions regarding privacy versus data security with public surveillance systems. How do private and public organizations maintain transparency while protecting personal data?

PrintDemon vulnerability explained: Its risks and how to mitigate

PrintDemon vulnerability explained: Its risks and how to mitigate

Microsoft has finally patched the decades-old Windows PrintDemon vulnerability, but exploitable devices might still be on your network.

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