Saturday, September 26, 2020

How to Set System Wide Proxy in Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to set system wide proxy in Ubuntu 18.04. Imagine you are in a local network environment where access to the Internet is also possible when you are going through a proxy server. Well, in this guide we are gonna learn how to configure system wide proxy settings on your Ubuntu...

How to Install and Setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello there. In this guide, we will be learning about how to install and setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04. OpenVAS is the world's most advanced Open Source vulnerability scanner and manager. It is a software framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. It executes the actual Network...

Configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04. We covered similar guides on how to install OpenVPN server on Fedora 29 and FreeBSD 12. You can check that by following the links below; Install and Configure OpenVPN Server FreeBSD 12 Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Fedora 29/CentOS 7 Well,...

How to Install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04

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Today, we are going to learn about how to install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04. So what is VeraCrypt? VeraCrypt is an open-source software forked from TrueCrypt whose development and maintenance has since been discontinued. It is used for performing on-the-fly disk encryption (OTFE). On-the-fly encryption means that data is encrypted before it is written to...

How to Install and Use ClamAV Antivirus on Ubuntu 18.04

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ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware, adwares, rootkits and other malicious threats. It supports multiple file formats, file and archive unpacking, and multiple signature languages such as hash-based signature matching, wildcards, boolean logic and any custom rules written in Bytecode language. ClamAV includes a multi-threaded scanner daemon, command line utilities for on demand file...

How to Create Locally Trusted SSL Certificates with mkcert on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello folks, welcome to this very tutorial on how to create locally-trusted development SSL certificates on Ubuntu 18.04 using the mkcert utility. mkcert is a simple zero-config tool that is used to make locally trusted development certificates. It automatically creates and installs a local CA in the system root store, and generates locally-trusted certificates. Using certificates from real certificate authorities (CAs) for...

How to Install and Configure NSClient++ Nagios Agent on Windows System

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NSClient++ is a monitoring agent/daemon for Windows systems that makes it easier to collect performance metrics by Nagios. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure NSClient++ nagios monitoring agent for Windows systems. Follow through the following steps to install NSClient++. Download NSClient Agent Download the latest version of NSClient from here. Agent Installation Once the download is done,...

How to Install IBM QRadar Community Edition SIEM on VirtualBox

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install IBM QRadar Community Edition SIEM on VirtualBox. IBM QRadar CE is a fully-featured and free version of QRadar that is low memory, low EPS intended for individual use like testing and familiarizing oneself with functionalities of IBM QRadar SIEM. To install QRadar CE on VirtualBox, ensure that the following...

How to install and configure AlienVault OSSIM 5.5 on VirtualBox

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and set up AlienVault OSSIM 5.5 SIEM on VirtualBox. If you are a Blue Team security analyst, in one way or another you must have heard of or interact with not one, not two SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions. Well, AlienVault is one of the leading SIEM...

How to Use VeraCrypt on Command Line to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04

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In our previous article, we discussed how to install and use VeraCrypt to encrypt drives on Ubuntu 18.04. We used the VeraCrypt GUI method. In this article, we are going to learn how to use VeraCrypt on command line interface to achieve the same encryption. To run VeraCrypt in text user interface, just type veracrypt and pass the -t/--text option. The...