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Read a file created by root user on unix system [closed]

I have a file created by root user on unix system and the file is assigned to a particular group.All I want to do is read that file by logging in as user which is not root and not a part that ...
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mysql server - how can I restore a backup remotely (from the server itself ) without ssh access ? Hack my server

I created an instances on a cloud provider . Generated the .pem key to login through ssh. Installed mysql-server , downloaded the .sql backup on the server. removed the .sql backup from my local ...
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Banner Grabbing DNS? [closed]

How does one banner grab DNS? I'm able to banner grab other services such as HTTP/FTP/SMTP but for DNS it's not immediately obvious. Typically for HTTP I use nc with HEAD / HTTP/1.1 {ENTER}{ENTER}. ...
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Bypassing htaccess restrictions?

I found this in my apache access logs access.log:555.555.555.555 - - [05/May/2011:12:12:21 -0400] "GET /somedir/ HTTP/1.1" 403 291 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 ...
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Is it worth hiring a hacker to perform some penetration testing on my servers? [closed]

I'm working in a small IT company with paranoid clients, so security has always been an important consideration to us. In the past, we've already mandated penetration testing from two independent ...