15 Essential Linux Command Line Tips and Tricks

Linux is the operating system that powers the web. It’s essential for a software developer to at least have an idea of how Linux works and how to use it. In this article, you’ll find some insights into the Linux command line. Before we continue, I’ll be assuming you’re using bash. This is the command interpreter … More 15 Essential Linux Command Line Tips and Tricks

What is Log4j? how bad it is and what’s at stake

Log4Shell, an internet vulnerability that affects millions of computers, involves an obscure but nearly ubiquitous piece of software, Log4j. The software is used to record all manner of activities that go on under the hood in a wide range of computer systems. Jen Easterly, director of the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, called Log4Shell … More What is Log4j? how bad it is and what’s at stake

What are the different roles within cybersecurity?

People talk about the cybersecurity job market like it’s a monolith, but there are a number of different roles within cybersecurity, depending not only on your skill level and experience but on what you like to do. In fact, Cybercrime Magazine came up with a list of 50 cybersecurity job titles, while CyberSN, a recruiting … More What are the different roles within cybersecurity?

What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

Behind the strategies and solutions needed to counter today’s cyber threats are—dedicated cybersecurity researchers. They spend their lives dissecting code and analyzing incident reports to discover how to stop the bad guys. But what drives these specialists? To understand the motivations for why these cybersecurity pros do what they do, we decided to talk with … More What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

5 Super Handy Linux Commands that Everyone Should be Aware of

Mastering the various terminal commands is a must for everybody The Linux Terminal is a very powerful tool and it’s most probably the most interesting part of Unix. There are a plethora of commands that can help us in our day-to-day life. I am a software engineer in Silicon Valley, with over 12 years of … More 5 Super Handy Linux Commands that Everyone Should be Aware of

Run Kali Linux on Windows 10

<p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">Attention security professionals and penetration testers, believe it or not, but Kali Linux is now available in the Microsoft App store for Windows 10.  The suite of security assessment and penetration tools can natively run on Windows 10 thanks to the work of the Windows system for Linux, also known as … More Run Kali Linux on Windows 10

DNS Spoofing

What is domain name system (DNS) spoofing Domain Name Server (DNS) spoofing (a.k.a. DNS cache poisoning) is an attack in which altered DNS records are used to redirect online traffic to a fraudulent website that resembles its intended destination. Once there, users are prompted to login into (what they believe to be) their account, giving … More DNS Spoofing

How to Hack WiFi (Wireless) Network

Wireless networks are accessible to anyone within the router’s transmission radius. This makes them vulnerable to attacks. Hotspots are available in public places such as airports, restaurants, parks, etc. In this tutorial, we will introduce you to common techniques used to exploit weaknesses in wireless network security implementations. We will also look at some of the countermeasures … More How to Hack WiFi (Wireless) Network