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How to setup VirtualBox in Windows

Installing VirtualBox

Do you want to know one of my favorite programs of all time? Guess. Yup, it’s VirutalBox.  That’s because VirtualBox let’s me play with Mac OS X, Linux, Windows Server and almost any operating system for free.  But that’s not

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Start to finish: Cracking a Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator account (Part 1 of 2)

Cracking Windows Server 2012 R2

I want you to imagine your best friend from college challenges you to a duel. Here’s the deal: you both graduated with honors from ivy league schools but your careers bifurcated down different paths.  You decided to work in corporate

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Using the Social Engineering Toolkit In Kali Linux

SET for Kali

Here’s a little known fact:  It’s a lot easier to trick a credulous user into dishing over his password than it is to crack it.  People are getting smarter with passwords.  It seems like hacked accounts are always in the

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Cracking Windows Passwords (Part 1 of 2)

Cracking Windows Passwords

Do you remember a thing called trust?  I remember when I was 10 or 11 years old I decided to open a “family” bank for my brother and sister. Being the conniving bigger brother, I convinced them that their allowances

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Beginning Linux for Windowsphiles (Part 3 of 3)

Linux Basics with Vonnie

In the previous guide I really drilled home the two licensing structures used in the open source community: FSF and OSI.  But we didn’t even touch Linux yet.  So today we’re going to actually get our hands dirty with Linux

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