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 the process to switch from “Bash”...

Install and Setup Nessus Scanner on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and setup Nessus scanner on Ubuntu 20.04. Nessus is the de-facto industry standard vulnerability assessment solution. It is one of the most widely deployed vulnerability assessment solution world-wide. Nessus features high-speed asset discovery, configuration auditing, target profiling, malware detection, sensitive data discovery, and more. Nessus supports more technologies than competitive solutions, scanning...

Install Metasploit on Debian 11/Debian 10

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Follow through this guide to learn how to install Metasploit on Debian 11/Debian 10. Metasploit Framework provides a platform and tools for performing deep system security auditing as well as penetration testing to unearth, exploit and validate every other would-be vulnerability. Install Metasploit on Debian 11/Debian 10 Metasploit is available in both the commercial and opensource version (thanks to Rapid 7...

Monitor Process Creation Events on Windows Systems using Wazuh and ELK stack

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Monitor Process Creation Events on Windows Systems using Wazuh and ELK stack
In this tutorial, you will learn how to monitor process creation events on Windows systems using Wazuh and ELK Stack. On Windows systems, when a program runs, a process is created. Process creation events monitoring is paramount in detecting any would-be malicious (malware and threat actor) activities as it gives you more visibility into what is happening within your...

How to Protect SSH Server Authentication with Fail2ban Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello there. Welcome to our tutorial on how to protect SSH server authentication with fail2ban on Ubuntu 18.04. Fail2ban is intrusion prevention tool written in Python programming language to protect servers or any service that requires authentication from brute-force attacks. Fail2ban scans the server/service logs for any abnormally and ban any malicious IP associated with it. For example multiple SSH failed...

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...

Tips For Choosing The Right Antivirus Software

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It’s no doubt that development in technology has brought about many advantages and made lives more manageable. On the contrary, these developments have made it easier for data theft, hacking, phishing, and other online malicious activities. In this regard, it is now crucial to ensure that your computer is protected at all times. Most people do not find the...

How to Monitor OpenVPN Connections using openvpn-monitor tool

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to monitor OpenVPN connections using openvpn-monitor tool. This tutorial focuses on monitoring OpenVPN connections established using the OpenVPN Community Edition. OpenVPN CE provides a de-facto standard for creating a secure VPN connections over the internet using a custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS. While scouring the Internet for the tools that...

Install GVM 21.04 on Debian 11/Debian 10

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In this guide, you will learn how to install GVM 21.04 on Debian 11/Debian 10. Greenbone Vulnerability Management (GVM), previously known as OpenVAS, is a network security scanner which provides a set of network vulnerability tests (NVTs) to detect security loopholes in systems and applications. As of this writing, GVM 21.04 is the current stable release. Want to use Rocky Linux 8 instead? Install GVM 21.04...

Restrict Access to WordPress Login Page to Specific IPs with libModSecurity

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to restrict access to WordPress login page to specific IPs with libModSecurity. libModSecurity is also known as ModSecurity version 3.0. ModSecurity is an open source, cross-platform web application firewall (WAF) module developed by Trustwave's SpiderLabs. Known as the "Swiss Army Knife" of WAFs, it enables web application defenders to gain visibility into...