This is a simple useful script which I learned from “Coding For Penetration Testers” book. It is used to check if a host is alive or not and echoes on user screen a message with the results of the ping command, if the host is up it informs the user “HOST IS UP” with the […]
Now that you know what netcat is , it is time for some basic operations and real life tasks with the TCP/IP swiss army knife.Linux distributions come with netcat already compiled and installed but I will cover how
Many of us like to code and program. It’s an awesome and very satisfying hobby. Yet keeping track of your progress and different versions of files and what modifications have been made to those files is no easy task when you have them spread right across your hard drive in various locations. Thankfully there is […]
What is htop ? htop is a Linux tool divided into three section ( CPU and Memory usage information, Load Average Uptime and View of Processes) which allows real time monitoring of the processes. It was created to replace the ‘top’ command line unix utility and it is much easier to use for simple and […]
A malicious hacker is a threat to everybody. He uses his superior intellect to wreak havoc just for fun. Imagine if such a person is able to simply take over the control of an airplane just by using an Android app. Sounds like the opening scene of a Hollywood movie doesn’t it? In real life, […]
Lynis is an auditing tool for unix/linux like systems which is used to scan the entire unix/linux systems for security issues, installed software informations, general system information, configuration issues or mistakes, software patch management, malware and vulnerability, firewall auditing, user accounts without passwords, invalid file permissions and many more.