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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

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Installing GNS3 in Mac OS X Yosemite

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Oh GNS3!  What would I do without you baby? Ha, GNS3 is like the poor network engineers friend.  It’s also a boon to anyone studying for their Cisco certifications such as the CCNA or CCNP.  I’ve been a CCNP for several

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How to install Android 5.0 Lollipop in VirtualBox on Windows

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As a kid I used to go gagga over charms lollipops.  Sour Apple and Cherry were the best. And now, many decades, later I still find myself pining over the cloying yet strangely satisfying taste of lollipops.  The fact that I

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