Monday, October 26, 2020

Install and Configure Snort 3 NIDS on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and configure Snort 3 NIDS on Ubuntu 20.04. Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system. It features rules-based logging and can perform content searching/matching in addition to detecting a variety of other attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, and...

Enforce Password Complexity Policy On CentOS 7/RHEL Derivatives

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to enforce password complexity policy on CentOS 7/RHEL based derivatives. Our previous guide covered the enforcement of password complexity on Ubuntu 18.04. You can check the same by following the link below; Enforce Password Complexity Policy On Ubuntu 18.04 Enforce Password Complexity Policy On CentOS 7 Similar to our previous guide, we...

Install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox. Kali Linux is an Advanced Penetration Testing Debian-based Linux distribution used for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments. Kali Linux 2020.3 is the third (Quarter 3) 2020 Kali Rolling release. It comes pimped with various awesome updates; New Shell – Starting...

Install and use ClamAV on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and use ClamAV on Ubuntu 20.04. ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware, adwares, rootkits and other malicious threats. Some of the features of ClamAV include; built-in support for various archive formats, including Zip, Tar,...

Install and Setup Squid Proxy on pfSense

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and setup Squid proxy on pfSense. pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that also features unified threat management, load balancing, multi WAN and many more features that are comprehensively described on pfSense features page. Squid is a caching proxy for the...

Install and Configure OpenVPN Client on CentOS 8/Ubuntu 18.04

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In order to connect to an OpenVPN server to allow you access your intranet local resources, you simply would need an OpenVPN client. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OpenVPN Client on CentOS 8/Ubuntu 18.04. Note that the OpenVPN software can be configured to either work as the server or...

Install and Setup Suricata on Ubuntu 18.04

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Today, we are going to learn how to install and setup Suricata on Ubuntu 18.04. Suricata is an opensource network threat detection tool. Suricata uses rules and signatures to detect threat in network traffic. It also supports Lua scripting language that helps it unearth the most complex would be threats in the network. Suricata is a product of Open...

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...

Configure strongSwan VPN Client on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 8

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Follow through this tutorial to learn how to configure strongSwan VPN Client on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 8. Our previous tutorial on provided a step by step guide on how to setup strongSwan VPN server on Debian 10 Buster. Follow the link below to learn how to install and setup strongSwan VPN server on Debian...

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...