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NMAP – BASIC INTRODUCTION AND COMMANDS

Nmap – Network Mapper is a free and an open source application for network discovery, security auditing application. This application is available for windows and linux both platforms in GUI and CLI mode. Nmap can also be used for some useful networking tasks like network...

WEB SERVER SECURITY SCANNING WITH NIKTO

Nikto is an Open Source web server scanner with ability to do comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items. Nikto can 1. Scan potentially dangerous files/CGIs, 2. Check for outdated version of web server, 3. Can provide details of weakness if current version is used. 4. Server configuration items...

INSTALL SSH SERVER ON UBUNTU

Following is the two-step process to install and activate SSH on Ubuntu 1. Open terminal on Ubuntu and type following command, it will install open ssh on ubuntu system sudo apt-get install openssh-server 2. After installation verify the port by supplying following command to terminal sudo gedit /etc/ssh/sshd_config Verify connecting...

WINDOWS POWERSHELL | GET-CHILDITEM, GET-ALIAS

This blog post covers two commands from windows power shell, get-childitem and get-alias. Get-alias command gives details about alias name correspond to different cmdlets. for example ls command can be used in place of dir. To get the list of all alias simple execute get-alias command....

MOBILE APPLICATION FAILURE – REASONS

Everyday hundreds of applications are coming to different platforms, some applications fails to survive for even a week and some applications makes WOW impact to end users and you can see those application everywhere. So what makes a difference, to solve one purpose people install 3...

GETTING HELP IN WINDOWS POWER SHELL

To get help in windows power shell get-help command can be used. this command can have many cmd-lets For example if Date cmdlet information is required then the command would be get-help date If more details on set-date is required , so the command would be get-help...

WINDOWS POWER SHELL – 1

Windows Power-Shell is one of the advanced utility which helps administrators and windows developers to work with command line, Windows management instrumentation and Vb-script. Before windows Power-Shell, it was a basic command line utility which gave access to execute basic commands but with the use...

WEB SITE TESTING CHECKLIST PART 1

To make website testing more effective it is good to use some checklists. These checklists will make testing easy and it will also improve the product quality. For this blog post we will cover general web sites testing checklist. Are all tests being run on “clean”...

WHAT IS ENCRYPTION?

Encryption is the process of transforming data into a form unreadable format. This data can be converted to readable by anyone who holds a secret decryption key.  The purpose of encryption of data is to is to ensure privacy by keeping the information hidden from...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – IS IT BETTER TO BE STRATEGIC OR OPPORTUNISTIC?

Is It Better to Be Strategic or Opportunistic? “Who’s right – the “sustainable advantage” traditionalists or the “transient advantage” challengers?” Here’s an interesting article that looks at which school of thought has proven more effective. But do you have to choose just one? Is it possible to...