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How to become a hacker

The Weekend Penetration Testing Lab Creation Bootcamp

Have you ever wondered how to become a hacker? How are the bad guys breaching organizations and not getting caught?  Okay, maybe you’ve seen some videos online but the truth is the only way you’ll learn how to hack is

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Detecting Rootkits on a PC

Detecting Rootkits in Kali Linux

Imagine malware so sophisticated that it not only disappears from the Windows Task Manager and your antivirus software but also modifies the code that undergirds the operating system in such a way that it’s virtually impossible to detect. Does such a thing

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Welcome to Kali Linux (Part 3 of 3)

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In the first guide, I gave you an overview of Kali Linux.  Then in the previous guide I showed you how to setup Kali Linux in VirtualBox.  In this guide, we’re going to log in Kali Linux, update the packages

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Welcome to Kali Linux (Part 2 of 3)

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In the last guide, I gave you a sweeping overview of the powerful digital forensic toolset known as Kali Linux.  In this guide, I’m going to show you how to install Kali Linux in VirtualBox so you can have a test

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Welcome to Kali Linux (Part 1 of 3)

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What’s your favorite hacker movie? Is it Iain Softley’s 1995 classic Hackers?  Or what about War Games or maybe you couldn’t get enough of Bruce Willis in Live Free or Die Hard? All these movies are great right?  They all tell

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