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FREE Windows Utilities for Sniffing

WinDump WinDump is an exceptionally powerful command-line packet sniffer. Ported over from the source of the Tcpdump utility available for UNIX, WinDump carries over the same power and flexibility to the Windows world, all in a lightweight executable. WinDump is a helpful utility when you need to do some quick and easy packet capturing to diagnose a network […]

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 […]

What is the Linux equivalent to RoboCopy?

The Linux equivalent to Window’s robocopy is the command line file mirroring utility called rsync. Whether you want to backup your data, distribute files securely or mirror your working documents over the internet from the office to home, between computers on your local network, or from your computer to your web server, rsync can get the job done. […]

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 […]

Linux Security Practices

Protect the root accountThe root, or superuser, account on a Linux system allows access to anything and everything. For this reason, it’s well worth taking extra steps to protect it. Start by setting a hard-to-guess password for this account with the passwd command and change it on a regular basis. Next, restrict the terminals that can be used […]

List of Internet Acronyms & Text Message Jargon

With millions of people texting regularly, it’s no wonder you’ve seen this cryptic looking code! Commonly used wherever people get online — whether by text message, IM, SMS, email, cell phone, iPhone, Blackberry, PDA, etc. — and as seen on blogs, chat rooms, Web sites, games, and newsgroup postings — these abbreviations are used by people to correspond […]