Sunday, January 17, 2021

How to Install and Use Nikto Web Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello folks, today we are going to learn how to install and use Nikto web scanner on Ubuntu 18.04 server. Nikto is a Perl based open-source web vulnerability scanner that can unearth every other potential threat on your web server including but not limited to; Insecure files and programs Outdated servers and programs Server and software misconfigurations Default files and...

How to Install and Configure DVWA Lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server

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Hello there, today we are going to learn how to install and configure DVWA lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server. DVWA has been defined as a damn vulnerable PHP/MySQL based web application whose main goals are to aid security professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment, help web developers better understand the processes of securing web applications...

How to Install and Use NoMachine Remote Desktop Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello folks, today we are going to learn how to install NoMachine remote desktop tool on Ubuntu 18.04. NoMachine is a remote desktop tool just like VNC, TeamViewer. It is designed to work across several platforms such as Windows, Mac and Linux to give users access to the physical desktop of the remote computer. You can learn more about the...

How to Perform System Security Auditing with Lynis on Ubuntu 18.04

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Lynis is an open-source security tool that can perform an in-depth system security scan in order to evaluate the system's security profile. Due to its simplicity and flexibility, Lynis can be used to achieve the following; Automated Security auditing Compliance testing (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, SOx) Penetration testing Vulnerability detection System hardening Configuration and asset management Software patch management Intrusion...

How to Install RKHunter (RootKit Hunter) On Ubuntu 18.04

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RootKit Hunter is a Unix-based shell script that can scan the local system for rootkits, backdoors and possible local exploits. It does this by comparing the SHA-1 hashes of the local files with the known good hashes in an online database. It can also monitor the local system commands, startup files, network interfaces for any alteration as well as listening...

How to Setup Guacamole Web-based Remote Desktop Access Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Apache Guacamole is a clientless HTML5 web based remote desktop gateway that makes it easy to access remote servers and desktops through a web browser. It supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to setup Guacamole web-based remote desktop access tool on Ubuntu 18.04 server and demonstrate how to access...

How to Protect Single User Mode with Password in Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to protect single user mode with password on Ubuntu 18.04 server such that whoever wants to access the system root filesystem through this runlevel/target has to supply the password first. Single user mode, also known as maintenance mode is a mode in which a multi-user computer OS  boots into a single...

How to Automate Virtual Machine Installation on VirtualBox

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Hello there, today we are going to learn how to automate virtual machine creation on VirtualBox. Many times, not once, not twice when you would want to create virtual machine on VirtualBox. So just imagine how tedious and time consuming it is to create a VM manually every time you need a virtual lab to play with. No, that...

How to Upload ISO File to VMware ESXi Datastore using vSphere Client

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Hello there, welcome to this tutorial on how to upload an ISO file to VMware ESXi using vSphere client. Well, so you want to create a new virtual machine on VMware ESXi but the ISO is located on your local drive. We will therefore learn how to upload that iso to the VMware datastore so you can be able to...

How to Install LAMP Stack (Apache,MariaDB, PHP 7.2) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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In this guide, you are going to learn how to Install LAMP Stack (Apache,MariaDB, PHP 7.2) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. LAMP Stack is a bundle of open-source softwares that is used to provide web services. It derives its name from the initials of its major components; the GNU/Linux operating system, Apache HTTP Server, MySQL relational database management system and...