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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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How to connect your GNS3 lab to the internet in Mac OS X

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Today I’m going to show you how to break GNS3 out of your virtual world into the real world of the internet. GNS3 is a great resource for anyone who needs access to live Cisco gear but doesn’t have the money

Posted in Desktops, Hardware, Laptops, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP Tagged with: , , , ,

Connecting a VirtualBox machine to GNS3 in Mac OS X Yosemite

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It’s one thing to have a brilliant virtual network of Cisco routers and switches but it’s another thing to integrate real host operating systems into the mix.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a Windows virtual machine interacting

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Windows 10 build 10036 has leaked to the internet

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I’ve been playing with Windows 10 build 10036 for several hours now and can confidently say that I love it. Since this is a pre-release leak, it’s a little buggy but I really like the trajectory where Microsoft is taking

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