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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 – […]

Topic: Countermeasures

BackBox Linux Download – Penetration Testing LiveCD

BackBox Linux is a distribution based on Ubuntu and is essentially a penetration testing or ethical hacking 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 […]

Topic: Hacking Tools

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 […]

Topic: Forensics, Malware

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 […]

Topic: Linux Hacking

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) […]

Topic: Hacking News

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