"Ethernet" tag

Easy and Secure File Transferring with WinSCP

Easy and Secure File Transferring with WinSCP Working in a multi-OS environment often requires transferring files between two machines running entirely different operating systems. Even home users who like a range of OSs…

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Getting Started with the Beaglebone

The article aims to make a novice well-versed with the Beaglebone. The article gives a brief overview of the Beaglebone and how to toggle a user LED on it. The Beaglebone is a…

Going Virtual With OpenVZ

This article is an introduction to OpenVZ, an open source container-based virtualisation solution for Linux. In computing, virtualisation is the creation of a virtual version of a hardware platform, operating system, storage or…

Bandwidth Throttling with NetEM

Bandwidth Throttling with NetEM Network Emulation

NetEM (Network Emulation) provides functionality for testing protocols, by emulating the network properties of wide-area networks. This article describes the use of NetEM in benchmarking the performance of a Web application, simulating Internet-like…

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Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

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Cyber Attacks Explained: Packet Crafting

Protect your FOSS-based IT infrastructure from packet crafting by learning more about it. In the previous articles in this series, we explored common infrastructure vulnerability exploitation scenarios. This article takes a step forward…

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Chrome OS: Good Gimmicks, But What Else?

I don’t own a Chomebook; and it’s been a couple of years since I’ve tried the Chrome OS — a pre-alpha release or something. Anyway, the new version came out yesterday. Most of…

Cyber Attack

Cyber Attacks Explained: Network Sniffing

In earlier articles in this series, we have explored denial of service attacks and packet spoofing. This month, let us focus on a wider hacking approach called network sniffing, which is very commonly…

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Guard Your Network with IPCop, Part 1: Installation Basics

The classic version of IPCop 1.4.20, which was released on July 24, 2008, was immediately upgraded to the 1.4.21 ISO installer. The much awaited version 2.0 has been out since September 23, 2011….

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Cyber Attacks Explained: Packet Spoofing

Last month, we started this series to cover the important cyber attacks that impact critical IT infrastructure in organisations. The first was the denial-of-service attack, which we discussed in detail. This month, we…

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