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How to Install PSAD on Ubuntu 15.04 LTS

As name indicate, Port Scan Attack Detection (PSAD) tool is used to block port scanning on the server. Nmap, a well-known tool is mostly used for launching port scan to detect open/close ports. PSAD tool continuously  monitors  firewall (iptables in case of linux platform) logs to determine port scan or any other attack occurred. In […]

February 11, 2016 | By
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How to Manage Public Key Infrastructure with OpenSSL

OpenSSL is an open source cryptographic toolkit with focus on Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security or SSL/TLS, widely deployed on GNU/Linux systems, it performs key part on our daily experience on the Internet. Today I will point some commands to help you manage X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and  also use this toolkit to and encrypt/decrypt files and other […]

January 7, 2016 | By
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How to Install Tails Security Distribution on USB

In this tutorial, our focus is persistent installation of Tails security distribution on USB stick which is based on Debian GNU/Linux. Tails is a live system which is used to preserve privacy and anonymity  while using internet. It does not left any trace on computer unless explicitly ask by the user. It can be used […]

January 5, 2016 | By
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How to Install uTox Client on Tails

In this tutorial, our focus is persistent installation of  uTox software on the Tails security distribution. uTox is lightweight TOX client for instant messaging. TOX application provides an easy and secure way  to users to connect with friends/family over insecure network. It is available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS and Android platforms. We assume that […]

November 17, 2015 | By
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How to Setup OpenGTS GPS Tracking System on Ubuntu / CentOS

Hello everybody, today we are going to show you the installation and configuration steps to use OpenGTS that is well known as Open GPS Tracking System. OpenGTS is the only open source and web based GPS tracking system which is being widely used in different countries for tracking their different devices. OpenGTS can be operated […]

November 10, 2015 | By
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How to Configure Tripwire IDS on Debian

This article is about Tripwire installation and configuration on Debian OS. It is a host based Intrusion detection system (IDS)  for Linux environment. Prime function of tripwire IDS is to detect and report any unauthorized change (files and directories ) on linux system. After tripwire installation, baseline database created first, tripwire monitors and detects changes […]

November 9, 2015 | By
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How to Install FAMP Stack and Mod Security on FreeBSD 10.2

FAMP Stack or FreeBSD with Apache, MariaDB and PHP is a group of opensource software to run application based on php to your browser. FAMP similiar with LAMP (Linux Apache MAriaDB/MySQL and PHP) on linux server. Mod Security is a Open source intrusion detection and prevention engine for web server. Support for Apache Nginx and […]

October 20, 2015 | By
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Hunting XOR DDoS and other Malware with RKHunter on CentOS 7

Hello penguins, on this article we are going to learn to hunt rootkits with Rootkit Hunter, among other threats, you will be able to use it to find signs of some variants of the XOR.DDoS malware, that is currently being used to create botnets with Linux systems for massive distributed denial of service attacks. Table […]

October 14, 2015 | By
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How to Install OpenVAS Vulnerability Scanner on Centos 7.0

The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is one of the most important and useful Open Source solution for vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management. Vulnerability scanning is one of the crucial phases in penetration testing that helps to discover vulnerable items that might be the cause of some serious break down. So, OpenVAS provides us with […]

September 17, 2015 | By
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How to Install Snort and Usage in Ubuntu 15.04

Intrusion detection in a network is important for IT security. Intrusion Detection System used for the detection  of illegal and malicious attempts in the network. Snort is well-known  open source intrusion detection system. Web interface (Snorby) can be used  for better analysis of alerts.  Snort can be used as an intrusion prevention system with iptables/pf […]

August 10, 2015 | By
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How to Install / Configure SNORT IDS on CentOS 6.x / 7.x

Security is a big issue for all networks in today’s enterprise environments. Many methods have developed to secure the network infrastructures and communication over the internet. Among them Snort is a leading open source network intrusion detection and prevention system and a valuable security framework. Its a packet sniffer that monitors network traffic in real […]

July 17, 2015 | By
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How to Install / Uninstall McAfee ePO Agent on Linux

In this tutorial we will provide the guidelines and describe the ways to install and uninstall to re install the McAfee product and McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux systems. The McAfee agent is the distributed component of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (McAfee ePO) responsible for deploying McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) and keeping them up to date […]

July 8, 2015 | By
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How to Configure OSSEC on Ubuntu 14.04 - Part 2

In our previous article we explained the installation of OSSEC on Ubuntu platform. In this part, first we will configure both client and server of OSSEC for rootkit detection, integrity checking and auditing features. Then we will integrate database with OSSEC and web interface for better analysis of logs and alerts. OSSEC Server Configuration After […]

July 1, 2015 | By
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How to Install OSSEC Server-Client on Ubuntu 14.04 - Part 1

In this article our focus is OSSEC  which is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). It can be installed on Linux,Windows and MacOS. In this article, we will install OSSEC and web interface on Ubuntu distribution.  In our case, client and server of OSSEC will be linux machine. We assume that mysql and […]

June 5, 2015 | By
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