11 Most common computer security threats

THREAT #1: VIRUS Description: A virus is a piece of software that can replicate itself and infect a computer without the permission or knowledge of the user. A virus can only spread when it is transmitted by a user over a network or the Internet, or through removable media such as CDs or memory sticks. […]

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How to change ip address in linux using command line

On my previous tutorial How to configure Linux static IP address on Debian / Ubuntu, we configure IP Address from the configuration file in /etc/network/interfaces and editing some lines for configuring the IP Address. but in this tutorial we will learn How to change ip address in linux directly by using the command line. You can change your interface […]

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How to configure Linux static IP address on Debian / Ubuntu

This tutorial contains How to configure Linux static IP address on Ubuntu by editing /etc/network/interfaces configuration files. This tutorial contains configuration for IPv4 only !. This tutorial also works on Debian and other distribution that based on Debian distribution. How to configure Linux static IP ? By default Linux acquire their IP address, routing and DNS Information by […]

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Internet Connection with wvdial (Debian base)

wvdial is a utililty that create a PPP(Point to Point Protocol) connection to your ISP (Internet Service Provider). wvdial is a dialer for modem-based connection. wvdial is included in some linux distribution, wvdial is useful when your network manager is not working, the two more reasons of using wvdial is you can still use it even if […]

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Vidalia (Tor GUI)

After installing Tor maybe you’re too lazy to open your terminal, you can use Vidalia. Vidalia is a GUI for controlling Tor, Vidalia is cross-platform and built using Qt. With Vidalia you can start, stop, and view status of Tor, to Install Vidalia, first open your terminal and type $ sudo apt-get install vidalia After […]

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Change hostname on Linux

What is hostname ? *From wikipedia “In computer networking, a hostname (archaically nodename) is a label that is assigned to a device connected to a computer network and that is used to identify the device in various forms of electronic communication such as the World Wide Web, e-mail or Usenet. Hostnames may be simple names […]

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