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Securing MySQL Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Today let’s talk about securing MySQL installation on Ubuntu, in this case specifically Ubuntu 16.04 LTS which was released not too long ago. So I love Ubuntu and I use it for everything, especially the LTS (Long Term Support) releases for servers. MySQL is not my best buddy, but a necessary evil many times – […]

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BackBox Linux – Penetration Testing LiveCD

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu – a penetration testing LiveCD. It has been developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment, thanks to its own software repositories, always being updated to the latest stable version of the […]

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REMnux: A Linux Distribution For Reverse-Engineering Malware

REMnux is a lightweight Linux distribution for assisting malware analysts in reverse-engineering malicious software. The distribution is based on Ubuntu and is maintained by Lenny Zeltser. REMnux is designed for running services that are useful to emulate within an isolated laboratory environment when performing behavioral malware analysis. As part of this process, the analyst typically […]

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nUbuntu Development Kicking Off Again – Security LiveCD

We did mention nUbuntu long ago in our famous 10 Best Security Live CD Distros (Pen-Test, Forensics & Recovery) article. After that it stopped development for quite some time, thankfully some new blood has picked it up and development has started again! With over a year of inactivity, the latest alpha of nUbuntu 8.04 has […]

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Some Guidelines on How to Secure your Ubuntu Installation

Since Ubuntu is getting so fantastically popular nowadays I thought this might be useful to some of you. I personally think Ubuntu is great, the features, ease of installation, stability and especially the work they have done on things like wireless drivers make it a breeze to get up and running. It is a pretty […]

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Ubuntu Ultimate Edition is Cool

Basically Ubuntu Ultimate Edition is Ubuntu Edgy Eft with a whole lot of software pre-added. Sadly the author had to removed Java, Flash and Acrobat reader due to licensing agreements. But don’t worry as there is a custom repository in the release which includes all of these and much more. SMP Support (dual core CPUS) […]

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Installing Nessus on Debian-based OSs like Ubuntu

With this simple tutorial I will explain how to install Nessus client (nessus) and Nessus Daemon (nessusd) and properly register it, so you don’t end up with the limitations of a non-registered version of the vulnerability scanner. Installing: I personally use apt-, however, you may choose any other package manager. apt-get install nessus nessusd -y […]

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Who is Gouki?

Well the original Gouki (also known as Akuma) is a character from the Street Fighter game series. I started using this handle approximately 10 years ago, when I was a big fan of the game. My name is Tiago, and I’m a 20-something geek living in Portugal (all over the place). I am interested in […]

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