Install Linux Mint on VirtualBox | Tutorial

Install Linux Mint on VirtualBox

Install Linux Mint on VirtualBox is an easy process to do. You will probably want to test Mint before you install it as your main system. Installing it on VirtualBox is a good way to do it. VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public…

Harden CentOS 7 security, easy steps

Harden Centos 7 security

This is a post about how to harden CentOS 7 security. Everyone should know that the default configuration on almost any Linux server distribution is not really very secure. With a 22 SSH port you will get loads of incorrect login attempts. Why? The answer has only four letter and that is BOTS. Have your remote root login enabled, SSH key disabled and a crappy password, I promise your server will be hacked in the next 24 hours and it’ll be spamming, DoS:ing or mining crypto. If you’re interested in…

How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9 | Detect GPU for correct driver

install nvidia drivers debian

This is a tutorial “How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9”. You will learn how to install correct drivers for your Nvidia GPU on Debian 9/GNU Linux. Also I will be showing you how you can detect the the current GPU with nvidia-detect. How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9 First, make sure your system is up to date. Run the following commands on your terminal. You need to use sudo or be root to do these commands. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade After your system and packages…

Cheap laptops with decent specs – How to find them

Cheap Laptops

Do you want to know how to get cheap laptops with decent specs? Well you are in the right website. I will tell you exactly what you need to do when your budget is low and don’t want your laptop to be a complete potato. Cheap Laptops When you go to your nearest electronic store, you will find some cheap laptops yes, why not? But are they good enough for you? No. You can’t really find the device your looking for from your nearest electronic store. The perfect solution for…

Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3 – Easiest ways

Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3

Hello to you reading my article “Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3”. In this article, I will show you suggested things to do after installing Linux Mint. These are the things that I would personally do and have done after installing Linux Mint. All the “things” in this article are optional, you don’t need to do any of these if you don’t want to, these are just recommendations. Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Debian and Ubuntu that strives to be a “modern, elegant and…

Hide Files Inside Images

Hiding in plain sight is sometimes the best tactic.   For instance, this lovely young lady   Rather unassuming, right? Well, read on and you’ll learn how to extract a hidden message from that picture!   Steganography is “the practice of concealing a file, message, image, or video within another file, message, image, or video.” (Source: Wikipedia) In Linux, the ever-so-handy Steghide allows us to do just that. I know that you and your imagination will come up with all sorts of creative ways to utilize this awesome little program.…

Cracking Passwords With Hashcat

Cracking Passwords With Hashcat

Hashcat is praised as one of the most advanced, thorough, and powerful password cracking programs available today. It’s also a personal favorite of mine, and we will be going over the basics so you can get started. By the end of this guide, you will attempt to crack as many passwords as you can from a list of many, many hashes created for this tutorial. When you’re done, post a comment below to tell us how many you got, and see how many passwords other people were able to find!…

Tips on staying anonymous online – VPN | TOR | Security

Tips on staying anonymous online

On this post, you will learn some tips on staying anonymous online. Staying anonymous online has become a lot harder than we could imagine, your every step is being tracked and logged. Your personal data is been collected all the time by the big companies and governments. Well, here is some tips that can help you prevent that. Let me remind you that all our posts are only made for testing / educational purposes. Do not do anything illegal or you may end up in jail. You and only yourself,…

How to use the Snort IDS – Part 1

snort ids

How to use the Snort IDS? When the defense of your device against attack is at stake, the name of antiviruses and IDS’s must come up. And IDS, or an intrusion detection system, tries to detect malicious activity on your computer andinforms you about it. How to use the Snort IDS Snort is one of the most well-known IDSs today. In this tutorial,  I will show you how to use it to protect your system against intrusion. Let’s forgo the disclaimer, because this is constructive. Step 1: Snort is a…

Create bootable USB on Linux terminal

create bootable usb on linux terminal

On this tutorial we will create bootable USB on Linux terminal. Distribution I will be using is Debian 9, but this method should work on almost any distro. Stick in your USB drive and make sure it has enough space to extract your .iso file whatever it is. I’m going to use debian.iso as example. Then you will need to find the path to your .iso file. In my case it’s /home/h/Downloads/debian.iso Then find your USB device path by executing the following command in your terminal as root or sudo…